• The Secret of Success for Midsize Business: Family Entrepreneurs

    Albrecht von der Hagen     |      September 11, 2017

    The Mittelstand is a unique phenomenon from which Germany’s resilient economy has been built. Global Access Partners were privileged to have Albrecht von der Hagen, Chairman of the Association of Family-Owned Businesses, address its recent Summit on the significance of family-owned midsize businesses to the German economy.

  • How midsize companies use wellbeing to strengthen business

    Andrea Warr     |      September 6, 2017

    There are many opportunities and benefits that midsize organisations enjoy and where large corporations can’t compete. Andrea Warr of WiserLife at the difference focussing on wellbeing can make to a business’ development.

  • Barriers to growth – challenges for midsize business

    Su-Ming Wong     |      September 5, 2017

    Australian midsize businesses face their own unique barriers to growth. Champ Ventures Chief Executive Officer Su-Ming Wong outlines the 5 greatest challenges effecting the sector.

  • A call for support for the mid-market

    Marieke Ter Meer     |      September 4, 2017

    Global Access Partners has undertaken extensive research into the mid market. GAP research assistant Marieke Ter Meer shares these insights in regard to the ‘Hidden Giants’ of the Australian economy.

  • Impact, performance, purpose – 3 key drivers to attract and retain talent

    Nicky Carp     |      September 1, 2017

    The ability to successfully recruit and retain the talented individuals needed to drive success is an enduring challenge for medium sized enterprises. Nicky Carp Co-Founder and Executive Director of Unified Healthcare Group (UHG) explains.

  • Priorities and practical recommendations for the midsize business sector

    Elisabetta Magnani     |      August 31, 2017

    Economic integration and success in a world of compressed development poses new challenges to all companies, but particularly to midsize businesses. Macquarie University’s Professor Elisabetta Magnani identifies how midsize companies in Australia can nurture harmony, encourage employees and drive success.

  • Imagining a Smarter Australia

    Martin Hosking     |      August 30, 2017

    Culturally we need to move towards genuinely celebrating those companies that are part of a smarter future for Australia based on our people and skills. Redbubble co-founder, Martin Hosking, discusses the need for government and cultural shift to encourage more innovation and related economic growth.

  • Mid-sized businesses – a recommendation to drive growth

    Daryl Chambers     |      August 28, 2017

    It is important that governments increase support to encourage mid-sized enterprises to grow. Daryl Chambers of mid-sized business M2M Connectivity explains why, ahead of the Global Access Partners Summit.

  • Science crucial to agricultural innovation

    Marta Hernandez-Jover     |      August 14, 2017

    Paddock to the plate, National Science Week is an opportunity to reflect on the role that science plays in agriculture writes Acting Director of the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation Dr Marta Hernandez-Jover.

  • The true value of fundraising is life experience

    Sarah McKenzie     |      August 9, 2017

    Fundraising not only has a transformative impact on disadvantaged members of society, like the young residents of Stepping Stone House, but affects the fundraisers themselves. Ray Sykes shares his inspiring story with Sarah McKenzie.

  • The Internet of Things (IoT) and emerging security concerns

    Tanveer Zia     |      August 7, 2017

    The internet was not invented to be a controlled system, yet it is a backbone for every device capable of connectivity, making it open to global attacks. Associate Professor Tanveer Zia considers security responses within the ever-expanding IoT.

  • Too often our leaders wait and wait

    Victor Perton     |      July 27, 2017

    “Credibility is a precious commodity. A stock of it is created by persistently offering simple, clear advice that recognises a policy shift is on, and explains why – and where the national interest lies.” Chairman of Australia’s Productivity Commission Peter Harris said in a challenging speech entitled Productivity and Policy Challenges in an Environment of Pervasive Uncertainty delivered at the Economic and Social Outlook Conference on 20 July 2017 in Melbourne.