Member Offer | Free Business Health Check for Melbourne Business Network

18 January 2021 | Business Profitability
Complimentary Scaling Up Health Check PLUS a 60 Minute Consultation highlighting your growth opportunities, supported by a comprehensive report to identify what might be stopping you scaling. Read more


Member Offer | Special offer for Melbourne Business Network members 
10 December 2020 | Sentaris
Sentaris is proud to be part of the Melbourne Business Network community, and extends the offer of a free annual Phishing Simulation to all its members.  For details and how to take up this offer see: https://www.sentaris.com.au/services/phishing/mbn/


Member Offer | Luxury Contemporary Leather pieces – custom gifting made easy
9 December 2020 | Kinnon
Making Luxury custom gifting easy, the Kinnon and Friends collection of customisable luxury gift packs for work, travel and everyday carry, is a wonderful addition to your Christmas list and Client gifting needs. MBN Members can access these contemporary, stylish leather pieces with an exclusive *20% discount rate for a limited time.  Read more


Members Offer | Free Technical SEO Website Audit
2 December | WebOracle
MBN Partner WebOracle, is offering a free website audit including a full review and evaluation of your Website’s current performance, evaluating how it adheres to Google Best Practice AND a two page summary report of findings and recommendations. Read more


Member Offer | Making IT easier for SMEs to work from home
2 November 2020 | IT-Strategic
Working from home only meant to be a temporary solution? If your business doesn’t have secure cloud systems, reliable technical support and regular back-up, the risk to your business grows every day. Support your team to work from home from only $55 a user, per month Read more and book a consultation now


Update | ‘Fast-Tracking’ Your Australian Patent Applications to Overcome Delays in Examination
26 June 2020 | Wrays
Over the past few months if not years, applicants may have observed delays in the commencement of examination after filing their patent application in Australia. These delays do not appear to be COVID-19 related. Rather, they appear to be a function of ordinary business operations. There are options to “fast-track” your patent examination at IP Australia |  Read more


Update | Small business owner’s guide to creating a mental health plan in response to coronavirus
9 June 2020 | Judy O’Connell, Victorian Small Business Commissioner
The VSBC is pleased to share with you it’s new small business owner’s guide to creating a mental health plan in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).  Read more


Update | COVID-19 Tenant and Landlord Support
1 June 2020 | VSBC: Judy O’Connell | Victorian Small Business Commissioner
The Victorian Small Business Commission’s newly released Stakeholders Toolkit provides assistance with the appropriate steps for tenants and landlords to access tenancy relief, free mediation to support fair tenancy negotiations under the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme and more… Read more

Update | 13things Helps the Locals
20 May 2020 | Simon Purssey, Head of Client Services, 13cabs
Simon shows how you’ll save or make more money using 13things for takeaways. If you are keen on saving money but also helping local businesses then you will find this article of interest. Read more


Update | New Road Safety Offering from Webfleet
19 May 2020 | David Latour, Webfleet Solutions – a Bridgestone company

Webfleet Solutions and GoLive Monitoring bring you the latest in market leading on-demand video solutions to help protect your people and vehicles on the road. Read more


Update | Strong link between IP Rights and Business Profitability
15 May 2020 | Mary Turonek, WRAYS
IP Australia has recently published the results of its first longitudinal research project on the impact of IP rights on Australian business profitability as part of its annual 8th edition of the Australian Intellectual Property Report 2020. The report can be found here. It is no surprise to Wrays that the study finds that ownership of patents, trade marks and designs is strongly and positively associated with profitability. Read more


Update | Decluttering the Trade Mark Cupboard
7 May 2020 | Jennifer McEwan, WRAYS
Does your business have a cupboard full of trade marks; Which have been registered for years and years? That have not been used in a long time or at all? That the business has no intention to use in the future? Which are not being used for all the goods or services for which they are registered? If the answer is yes to a number of these questions, then it may be time to declutter or clear out the trade mark cupboard. Read more


Update | Kinfolk’s Battle for Survival
30 April 2020 | Jarrod Briffa CEO, Kinfolk
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kinfolk was a growing charity with a bright future and expanding community delivering valuable social impact. Then everything changed. Kinfolk needs your support to stay afloat via its online shop or by donating directly. Help Kinfolk and support the vulnerable members of our community that have been included in their program over the last 10 years. More from Jarrod Briffa


 

Offer | Digital Online Support Packages
3 April 2020 | MBN/WebOracle

MBN have been working with the team at WebOracle on the new MBN and B3000+ Awards logo and branding and we are very excited to officially welcome WebOracle to the fold. WebOracle is an innovative, dynamic and creative, Melbourne based digital agency. The team at WebOracle understand the business challenges in the current environment and the importance of maintaining your business brand during this time. MBN look forward to working with WebOracle and bringing you the benefits of this relationship to help get you online quickly and confidently or improve your existing online presence.  See: MBN Support Packages