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Franchisors: beware potential new penalties


Bruce McFarlane and Nick Rimington There's a new Franchising Code of Conduct that potentially exposes those in breach to fines of up to $51,000.

Australia's top paleo cafes


Adam Courtenay If you want to eat like a caveman, here's where you should go.

Manscaping: the next big thing in beauty


Caroline James More modern blokes are spending big bucks on buff bods.

The '80s called...

Office party

Caroline James ...we can have our big office parties back. Suddenly cheeky nights out, trips to Vegas and more are on the cards.

Should you lie about being fired?


Kate Jones It's one of the biggest questions when you get your next job.

What are the top outdoor fitness franchises?


Christine D'Mello You can see them in parks all over the country every day of the week. So which one's the best?

Co-opetition: the new business buzzword


Nina Hendy Forget about being ruthless in business - a more accommodating approach has taken its place.

Weightloss tea or wishful thinking?

Taylor Dow thumb

Adam Courtenay Health advocate has million-dollar teenage tea tycoon in his sights.

Are you making the most of LinkedIn?


Nina Hendy A Sydney entrepreneur is forging a business from the platform's perceived shortcomings.

Mint Wireless' MYOB coup


Caroline James Payment pioneer poised to take on the world.

Killing off the chemist


Kate Jones Do discount chains mean local pharmacies are dead?

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Dealing with an e-snub


Nigel Bowen What should you do when someone suddenly stops responding to your emails?

The app 28 million fitness freaks use


Doug Hendrie It's connecting some of society's most competitive people.

The coolest little start-up in the US

a cigarette butt

Kate Jones It's making millions by recycling fag ends and it's just arrived in Australia.

Are you the office bore?


Kate Jones If people leave a room when you enter it, chances are it's you.

How to travel the world and get rich

Natalie Sisson

Larissa Ham Meet Natalie Sisson: entrepreneur, voyager and Ultimate Frisbee player.

Are we addicted to our phones?


Kate Jones We're checking them dozens of times an hour and fear separation from them. It's not normal.

The five red flags in franchising

Red flag

Adam Courtenay Use these clues to help you identify a franchise that's doomed to failure.

The real cost of the invisible boss


Caroline James Can you thrive if your manager always goes missing in action?

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Make your fortune from online dating

Three red hearts connected to red mouses heart, mouse, love, online, internet dating, computer (generic)

Anneli Knight But not in the way you think.

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