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?
Valerie Khoo Are you looking to build your personal brand? Networking is the answer.
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.
James Adonis An Australian study released last week revealed that 40 per cent of managers are suffering from distress.
James Adonis The floods in Queensland and Victoria have provided many bosses with one of the toughest challenges they’ll ever face.
James Adonis Julian Assange’s quest for truth has displayed on a grand scale what employees experience when they reveal the unethical conduct in their organisation.
Melissa Davey If you think a couple of glasses of wine at your desk job lunch break are OK, take heed.
Matthew Moore The most senior lawyer at NSW Maritime used government staff phones and premises to run a personal legal business earning $120,000 a year, inquiry hears.
Rachel Wells A long-running feud between two Melbourne jewellers over copycat claims is headed for the Federal Court.