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ASIC alert: running on empty

Henrietta Cook Almost one in two companies that spiralled into administration last financial year were suspected of insolvent trading, report says.

Setting up for success

Janna Fikh.

Get the basics right when establishing a home office and your enterprise stands a better chance of being efficient and profitable, writes Dan Warne.

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How attending conferences can build your business

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Valerie Khoo Conferences are a great way to learn, connect and grow your business if you're prepared to make the most of them.

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Don't get caught without cover

Business dink.

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.

The end of capitalism?

James Adonis, Work in Progress

James Adonis Modern-day capitalism is in trouble, but is there an alternative?

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How to start a multi-million dollar venture with $10,000

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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.

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FAMILY BUSINESS

Pluses and minuses to working with family

Gina Rinehart.

Transparency is important in avoiding feuds in a family-run business, says Family Business Australia chief Philippa Taylor.

$17 pay rise for country's lowest paid

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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.

Planning

How to write an effective business plan

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Christopher Niesche The research and analysis involved in writing a business plan can be more important than the document itself.

Enough already: information overload

Information overload.

James Adonis A new survey has revealed the latest affliction to hit white-collar workers: ‘information rage’.

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