Max Newnham Too often many business owners neglect their insurance requirements of not only the business, but also the business owner.
Mark Bouris The truth is that you can't influence a rate cut, but you can look for a better deal.
In the heat of the moment after losing a contract, an employee tweets a derogatory comment about a competitor, putting his firm at risk of legal action.
Christopher Niesche OWNERS of home-based businesses should not assume that their home and contents insurance will provide adequate coverage for their business and their business activities, insurers are warning.
Christopher Niesche The increased cost of construction brought on by the carbon tax and the soft economic conditions mean many more small businesses are taking the risk of being underinsured, an insurance consultant...
Annette Sampson Another financial year done and dusted. Well, almost. With a little more than four weeks to go until June 30, it is high time to get in some last-minute tax planning.
Steering your fleet towards the right policy can be tricky, but here's some advice to smooth the way, writes Marcella Bidinost.
Workers' compensation insurance: if you aren't safe, you'll be sorry, writes Alexandra Cain.
Income protection of some form is a must for the self-employed, writes Christopher Niesche.
Alexandra Cain WORKERS' compensation is a minefield for small-business people trying to navigate the different regulations in each state.
Max Newnham Tax return time is approaching, so make sure you don't land yourself with a large bill.
Christopher Niesche With the end of financial year fast approaching, it’s time for small businesses to start getting their tax in order and gearing up to take advantage of some law changes coming into force in the new...
Christopher Niesche Different sectors need different coverage so it's vital to correctly identify your requirements.
Max Newnham Many small business owners stumble in buying and financing the right sort of work vehicle.
Chris Zappone The number of bills being paid "severely" late by Australian businesses have hit a one-year high, rising by almost 30 per cent in the December quarter.
Danny John Key parts of Australia's services sector are being hit by the slowdown in consumer spending.
Business Maxims Q. We recently set up an office - can we claim painting and other costs?
Tony Kaye Having a better relationship with your bank could save you if push comes to shove. Here's how to do it.
Business Maxims Q. Can we claim our salaries - which we don't have the money for - as a tax deduction?
Max Newnham When you own a business there are countless rules and regulations that must be met.