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.
Financial advisers spend a lot of time creating contingency plans for their clients, but many neglect to prepare for their own worst-case scenario.
Tony Featherstone By using a blunt axe, some companies make redundancy programs a whole lot worse.
Business Maxims Don't neglect one of the most vital pieces of insurance for a small business owner.
Whats Your Problem Q. We're setting up a travel business to India. What should we be aware of?
Whats Your Problem We like to think of ourselves as helpful types here at MySmallBusiness.
Julian Lee Google's dominance of the internet is facing a fresh challenge from an internet minnow.
James Adonis Some employers go to extraordinary lengths to monitor their employees’ movements.
James Adonis What will workplaces be like in 2030? Respected futurists share their forecasts.
Melissa Davey If you think a couple of glasses of wine at your desk job lunch break are OK, take heed.
Rachel Wells A long-running feud between two Melbourne jewellers over copycat claims is headed for the Federal Court.
Whats Your Problem Q. I'm selling sports equipment to customers around the world, but can't find insurance.
Vince Chadwick Small business is paying the price of uncertainty in the lead-up to today's Labor leadership vote.
Larissa Ham A retail manager who deliberately underpaid an adult employee $30,000 - saying he had the mental capacity of a 13-year-old and didn’t deserve the full amount - has been fined $11,500.
James Adonis It’s inevitable that all managers will have to deal with one of the most delicate issues in the workplace: mental illness.
Belinda Williams Individuals wield significant power in small businesses. So how long can employers afford to persevere with under-performing staff?
Business Maxims There are many ways to own and operate a business. Some of them are simple, such as a sole trader or partnership, where the owner earns income as a share of profits.
Valerie Khoo We all know it's important to backup our computer data, but with business increasingly being done online and through social sites, how do you effectively backup your social media activity?
Mark Bouris I WISH to advise my friend, an audiologist who has been operating his practice for the past few years, on the best approach to marketing, and growing, his business.