News

Equal pay for equal work for Energy Australia employees

- March 8, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Energy Australia’s Managing Director Catherine Tanna has announced the utility company will be closing the gender pay gap once and for all. The company will be spending 1.2 million dollars to bump up the salaries of 350 women in the company in order that their pay packets reflect the same income as their male counterparts.… Read more »

News

Small Business Ombudsman praises women in business

- March 8, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, has sung the praises of women in business and their contribution to the Australian economy on this International Women’s Day. “International Women’s Day is an opportunity to recognise the significant contribution women make to the small business sector,” Carnell said. “According to the Australian Bureau… Read more »

Features

How these 3 mental traits make for a savvy entrepreneur

- March 8, 2018 3 MIN READ

Business mentor Devarati Angela Sammon shares why logic, creativity and mindfulness are all vital in business. What is the most important quality for an entrepreneur to possess? Is it logic and reason? Creativity and intuition? Or, perhaps, the most successful entrepreneurs are those with vision and clarity of thought? Devarati Angela Sammon is a business… Read more »

Experts

Disrupting industries “like a girl”

- March 7, 2018 3 MIN READ

Business mentor Smriti Goswami tackles the issue of lack of female entrepreneurs in male-dominated industries Smriti Goswami has never let “being a girl” hold her back from chasing her dreams. From a Navy Diving Course, to a commercial pilots’ licence and adventure-sport excellence, Smriti has excelled in many traditionally male-dominated arenas. Now Smriti, a life… Read more »

Mumpreneur Carrie Kwan, cofounder of Mums&Co.
Features

Passion and flexibility drive Australia’s Mumpreneur boom

- March 6, 2018 5 MIN READ

It was after the birth of her first child, that Mums & Co. founder Carrie Kwan realised running a business and taking care of a small human came with considerable hurdles. Feeling isolated and time-stressed Kwan tells Kochies Business Builders (KBB) melding her personal and professional ambitions with motherhood’s relentless ‘juggle’ was challenging. It wasn’t… Read more »

Features

Empowering women in the workplace leads to success

- March 5, 2018 3 MIN READ

Forging a positive culture in a workplace that encourages creativity, employee empowerment and problem solving are key to building employee retention and a motivated workforce – and empowering women in particular has never been more important. Startups of today are taking an enormous step toward equality and the empowerment of female employees. Many are nurturing… Read more »

Digital

5 tips to make sure your website makes a good impression

- March 4, 2018 3 MIN READ

“‘Never judge a book by its cover’ may be a strong life philosophy, but it’s certainly a far cry from online user behaviour. ‘First impressions count’ is likely a much more appropriate way to describe how a first-time visitor to your website will regard his or her experience,” says David Bray, sales Director at Netsuite… Read more »

Features

How to use the power of data science in small business

- March 2, 2018 2 MIN READ

Data science can add some much-needed value to small business. In our tech-driven world, there are massive amounts of data – both online and offline – waiting to be found, analysed and put to good use. Small businesses can leverage data science tools and processes (that don’t cost the earth) to help grow their business.… Read more »