Tony Featherstone By using a blunt axe, some companies make redundancy programs a whole lot worse.
Valerie Khoo Startups are looking towards celebrity business advisers to lend their advice and expertise to their fledgling brand.
Tony Featherstone We need young people who can ‘create’ rather than ‘apply’ for their jobs.
Ben Butler The Personal Property Securities Register opens for business on Monday, replacing 40 registers and 70 laws around Australia.
The books of up to 350 real estate agents will be scrutinised by the New South Wales Fair Work Ombudsman over fears some staff are not being paid correctly.
Michael Pascoe Small businesses treated as second-class citizens, but they keep the country functioning.
Henrietta Cook Menswear chain to shed staff and close a third of its stores immediately.
David Wilson Thrifty thinking could save your small business.
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Founder of woman's lifestyle website RESCU, Bahar Etminan, says the close personal relationships you develop in your own business cannot be beaten.
James Adonis Gossip is the kind of thing that’s titillating to hear and fun to participate in … unless you’re the subject of the latest workplace tittle-tattle.
Young workers are more likely to be sexually harassed, discriminated against and underpaid as they become trapped in casual jobs, unions say.
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.
Anneli Knight New South Wales' first small business commissioner, Yasmin King, says smaller operators in the state have struggled to have their voices heard and are suffering under excessive regulation.
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.
Tony Featherstone Do you pitch proposals for the prize of being ripped off?