Growth

Small businesses boost 2017 economic growth

- January 10, 2017 3 MIN READ

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 »

Features

Have you made these 5 mistakes?

- December 9, 2016 2 MIN READ

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 »

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Is my business idea a winner?

- December 7, 2016 3 MIN READ

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 »