Tony Featherstone Consider this: a young entrepreneur starts an online furniture retailer with $10,000. Another starts an online pharmacy with $20,000, and a construction franchise gets going with $25,000.
Transparency is important in avoiding feuds in a family-run business, says Family Business Australia chief Philippa Taylor.
Clay Lucas The national minimum wage for Australia's 1.4 million lowest paid workers should be raised by $17.10 a week, Fair Work Australia has said.
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...
Michael Evans The Mark Bouris-chaired technology company TZ has slashed its workforce as part of cost cuts to avoid a cash crunch.
Courtney Trenwith The mining boom is being blamed for much of the dramatic rise in the number of failed WA businesses forced into external administration.
Henrietta Cook Menswear chain to shed staff and close a third of its stores immediately.
Henrietta Cook Almost one in two companies that spiralled into administration last financial year were suspected of insolvent trading, report says.
Get the basics right when establishing a home office and your enterprise stands a better chance of being efficient and profitable, writes Dan Warne.
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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James Adonis Four of Australia’s most respected workplace researchers answer the question: does money really matter?
James Adonis A new survey has revealed the latest affliction to hit white-collar workers: ‘information rage’.
Tony Featherstone How much is too much when it comes to leaving money for your children?
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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.