Amy Thai is bringing flower power with a French twist to her Sydney business Don de L’Amour. Designers are artists at their core and Amy Thai is no exception. Initially drawn to clothes, textures and fabrics, she finally found her medium in flowers. In 2017 she sold her car, packed her bags and moved from her… Read more »
It’s gut-wrenching to see so many small and family businesses doing it tough in Sydney, with the COVID lockdown now extended until at least the end of August, writes Australian Small and Family Business Ombudsman Bruce Billson. As a Victorian, I have seen first-hand how COVID is disproportionately impacting on too many smaller businesses, even as economic… Read more »
Greater Sydney will remain in lockdown for another four weeks at the daily Covid cases continue to climb to record levels. There were 177 new cases to 8pm Tuesday, with 74 linked to a known case or cluster – 60 are household contacts and 14 are close contacts – and the source of infection for… Read more »
The NSW government is set to extend Sydney’s Covid-19 lockdown for another month – a total of nine weeks – on Wednesday after the state hit a new record of 172 daily infections. Media reports on Tuesday night say what many tracking the daily case numbers already suspect – that Australia’s biggest city, home to… Read more »
Kafnu will offer dedicated and flexible desks, private offices, meeting rooms and event space, a production studio, and a virtual fitness studio.
Alison Valenti and Sophie Musumeci are two Sydney-based women who are breaking down barriers for women in small business. They witnessed a movement building. A movement where women were searching for different careers or starting their very own small business. These women are focused on wanting to be available for their families without sacrificing their professional… Read more »
LoveMerino is the culmination of the hard work of 6 generations of Smiths who have lived and worked on their farm ‘Glenwood’ since 1898.
Sydney has ranked 11 on the Dell Global Women’s Entrepreneur Cities Index. The report ranks 50 cities’ across the globe on their ability to attract and support ‘High Potential Women Entrepreneurs’. The 50 cities included in the report were chosen for their reputation as established or emerging hubs of innovation and entrepreneurship, with cities included… Read more »
Four years ago, Cassie White never dreamed she would be running her own successful small health business. At the time she was working full-time as a health journalist on a glossy magazine and today she is a personal trainer and yoga coach. Cassie says she was feeling really dissatisfied with her job in 2013. “I worked in a… Read more »
Founder of Sydney-based Collaborate HR, Ushma Dhanak, says being authentic is crucial when it comes to running a small business. With 10 years’ experience working for a range of large private sector companies, Ushma has a vast knowledge having worked in blue collar industries. She shares why she started her own business and how she… Read more »
Florist Clare Harmer runs a boutique floristry, Fleur & Threads with her business partner Daniel Moore and has been in the industry for eight years. At first, Clare was a retail florist for two years until she decided to branch out on her own to create something unique. In the Spring of 2014, Fleur & Threads was… Read more »