SMEs increasingly using social media but technology spend poor: survey

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While small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) are turning to social media to help grow their brands, many are reluctant to invest in technology generally, according to the latest SME survey from small business finance specialist Bibby Financial Services. Conducted by CoreData in February, the Bibby Financial Services Small Business Barometer revealed Facebook is the most

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TAL named CoreData’s 2013 Life Company of the Year

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Australia’s leading specialist life insurer TAL has won the 2013 CoreData Life Insurance Company of the Year Award. This is the second successive year TAL has won this prestigious award following an extensive research exercise by CoreData, which surveyed financial planners and advisers from around the country. The Life Company of the Year Award goes

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My Dealer Services experiencing business growth as more advisers demand own AFSLs

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My Dealer Services Pty Ltd (MDS) Chairman Don Wiggins has announced that the specialist support service provider for advisers seeking their own Australia Financial Services Licence (AFSL) is experiencing a significant increase in demand by practice owners opting to operate under their own licence. Commenting on the escalated activity being addressed by MDS, Don Wiggins said there were many

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