Two recent polls of small business sentiment are painting the Australian small business forecast for 2017 as a time for jobs and growth. According to the Small Spark survey from Xero – which polled over 340 businesses across Australia and New Zealand – close to half (49 per cent) of Australian small business owners said… Read more »
In my first few weeks of business, I raided the company piggy bank. But not to pay for business cards, a working phone line or even the rent; I rallied the spare cash I had for something so much more indulgent – to send myself to a conference. As I look back on that decision,… Read more »
We all know that starting and managing a business is no easy task. Getting the business basics right when you are starting out, including legal and brand protection advice, is essential. From choosing a brand name, to registration, to obtaining a trade mark, there’s a lot to consider including these five things. # 1. Choosing… Read more »
Like a lot of good things in life … my dream business began unexpectedly. My father returned from Hong Kong with a gift for my mother. He gave her a piece of gorgeous moissanite jewellery. The quality was almost equal to that of a diamond and was just a fraction of the cost. It couldn’t… Read more »
Since a very young age, Andrew Clarke’s innovative businesses have been disrupting the Australian industry in a wide variety of ways.
Roslyn Campbell has made successful steps toward changing the feminine hygiene industry over the past few years through the introduction of her brand, Tsuno.
Just having an innovative product is not enough to guarantee company success. Here are three ways for businesses to maintain an innovative “edge”.
Half of Australia’s most successful business women are working in traditionally male-dominated industries.
After tackling fourteen long years as a Project Manager in London’s banking industry, Cass Spies returned to Australia with her family in order to start Twisted Yoghurt.