Transparency is important in avoiding feuds in a family-run business, says Family Business Australia chief Philippa Taylor.
Max Mason Small businesses around Australia will now be able to register and renew business names in one central location, cutting red tape and registration costs.
Jo-Anne Hui Some of the world's most successful businesses were launched by two mates with a great idea. Think Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak at Apple.
Daniel Hurst The manager of a jewellery kiosk company could have found a better location than a Donut King outlet to inform an employee she was being made redundant, Fair Work Australia has found.
James Adonis Is the stealing of office stationery really stealing?
Alberto Perez started out as a street performer, today he stands at the centre of the Zumba exercise craze, having helped transform Zumba Fitness into a rapidly growing fitness empire.
Financial advisers spend a lot of time creating contingency plans for their clients, but many neglect to prepare for their own worst-case scenario.
Jane Lee and Max Mason A struggling company that provided extended warranties for Myer and Big W is under the regulators' spotlight, amid claims from former staff that it has failed to pay wages since the first week of...
Christopher Niesche When Erin Mulvey bought a chest of drawers in Bellingen in Northern NSW a couple of years ago, she was stumped about how to get her new purchase back to Sydney.
Ben Butler and Clay Lucas Senior union leader says the government should be able to go after the personal assets of company directors who do not keep aside enough money to pay employee entitlements.
Valerie Khoo Australian entrepreneurs continue to "punch above their weight" in the field of global e-commerce, a trend likely to continue in this year's Shopify Build-a-Business competition.
Ben Butler Corporate regulators will clamp down on bosses who try to run away from their responsibilities.
Michael Evans The Mark Bouris-chaired technology company TZ has slashed its workforce as part of cost cuts to avoid a cash crunch.
Anneli Knight If your business is not green and growing then it’s ripe and rotting, says serial entrepreneur Creel Price.
Business Maxims Operating a business through a company can be a great idea when starting out. But the tax benefit can be outweighed when profits have built up.
Larissa Ham The Reserve Bank's decision to leave the cash rate unchanged has created the "perfect storm" for job losses in the limping retail sector, says industry body.
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The Australian Greens are planning to introduce legislation that would give workers the right to more flexible hours.
Julian Lee Google's dominance of the internet is facing a fresh challenge from an internet minnow.