The latest research suggests that there is one area where women may reign supreme: forex trading. Although the female faction may not represent the largest group on the currency markets, it seems that we’re far more successful than the male gender.
Efficient financial management is essential for managing a successful business. Without a bookkeeper, your business runs the risk of failing to document daily financial accounts accurately, which can lead to an array of serious issues. Avoid this by hiring or outsourcing a bookkeeper.
With so many competing demands and expectations, the struggle to keep up with both work and home adds to stress levels. When stress persists to a point that a person feels they aren’t coping, it can affect the functioning of their day-to-day life.
While you may have heard of cross-training when it comes to improving fitness, you may not be aware of the importance of cross-training within companies. Cross-training in companies helps to promote the health of the company and employees.
Award-winning technology entrepreneur Dale Beaumont recently launched BRiN – the world’s first artificially intelligent business advisor. Here, Dale has compiled his 5 MUST HAVE apps for any business person’s arsenal!
If you’re looking for a small business loan, you’re absolutely not alone. More than half of Australia’s 2,066,523 small businesses have a loan facility of some description, and only 30% are completely free of debt.
Every young girl has a dream of opening her very own beauty salon, but when she grows older, she realizes that it is not a piece of cake. This article contains some essential points that you should contemplate before starting a new salon business.
Surveys conducted in the last couple of years have shown that the number of women enrolling at universities is on the rise. Since 1999 there has been an increase by 64% in the number of female graduates. However, the gender pay gap is still present.
The business management course being offered by RMIT University through FutureLearn Programs is scheduled to start on 8 August 2016 and will provide budding online entrepreneurs with the skills to launch, market and run an online business.
Employers can play a role in helping their employees cope with financial related stress by recognising the impact it can have on different groups in the workplace and providing financial coaching via an employee assistance program.
Australian based business coach and author, Simone Milasas, who has grown a business to now operate in more than 170 countries, believes many business owners are limiting themselves by not thinking on a global scale.
If your business is going through a tough time, turning it around is going to be a challenge. So, it’s not a bad idea to think about how you can refresh the office and make it a better place from which everyone can work.
We all know how a cluttered working environment can stress us out more than the actual workload, leading to feelings of anxiety. But, according to Clinical Psychologist, Dr Suzy Green, small organisational steps can help open up a world of clarity and productivity.
There’s no denying that eCommerce is where business is heading. Still, it can be difficult for startups and established companies alike to grow. If your business belongs to either of these categories, here are some things you should be investing in.
During it’s first year of operation down under, leading FinTech lender Spotcap has issued more than $11 million of short-term finance and lines of credit to micro, small and medium-sized businesses in Australia.
When you run a business from home, the success you find is even more precious because you did it alone. But what do you do after your home business has become successful? If you want to move to the next level, here are the five steps to take.
Award winning business owner and advocate for women in the construction industry, Tammy Stanton, has launched ‘Women in Power’, a not-for-profit association helping to advance the progress of women in construction.
“The cloud” is a phrase that means something very different these days, due to the increasing use of cloud computing. But what exactly is cloud computing? And is it a good option for SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises)?
Moving into a new office is a big step to take. It can be daunting, and you want to simply get to work straight away. There are some things that will need to be taken care of first of all though.
Your employees have to want to come to work when they wake up in the morning. They will never do that if they work in an office that resembles a prison cell. You don’t need much to change the atmosphere at work.
Spotcap has launched ‘Yes is More’, a search for Australia’s bravest business owner. Spotcap will reward Australia’s bravest business owner with $5,000. Charltons Accounting will also reward the runner up with a $2,000 service package.
While it’s compulsory to pay superannuation for your employees, if you’re a sole trader in Australia, you don’t have to pay super for yourself, unless you want to. However, it’s a good idea to save for your retirement and here’s why.
So many women are launching businesses, putting the problem of access to capital for women squarely into the spotlight. Platform lenders that offer online small business loans for women are stepping up to fill the gap.
If you want your business to see any substantial growth, it needs people. Sometimes, a more creative approach is the best way to go. Here are some of the best ways to do it.
After struggling to find reliable home help, former Yahoo! Australia executives Noga Edelstein and Elke Keeley launched UrbanYou, an innovative on-demand platform, connecting people looking for household services with pre-screened, independent professionals.
You still want to operate from the country you live in, but you want more attention from elsewhere. Sometimes this happens organically, but other times you have to try and make it happen. Here are some ways you can make it possible.
Until 30 June 2016, Lenovo will be offering new deals each week at their Australian online store. Small business owners can also take advantage of the Federal Government’s instant asset write-off to purchase or upgrade your existing PC or Laptop.
Entries are now open for the Telstra Business Women’s Awards and for the first time the awards will include an additional category to recognise the achievements of business women residing in Asia.
Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell said measures outlined in the Federal Budget will give SMEs in Australia the confidence to invest in the long-term future of their business.
Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell has launched a new online platform to engage directly with small businesses in Australia.
While life as an entrepreneur can be exciting, we all need some motivation now and then. To get you through the rough patches, Australian entrepreneur Jock Fairweather, has put together this collection of motivational mantras for you.
A cluttered desk makes for a cluttered mind – and the same goes for a cluttered inbox, desktop, filing cabinet, or daily schedule. Untidiness can threaten our careers, mental health with stress, and poor work performance.
Finding the right car is fun and exciting. Your new asset will no doubt provide you with the opportunity to grow your business. But don’t overlook the important details. Getting the right car loan is just as important as getting the right car.
Soozey Johnstone, author of “I Am the Problem: 9 Obstacles That Suck Away Organisational Success – and How Every Leader Can Overcome Them” discusses what every girl needs to know about high school, career and business.
The New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) has been helping Aussies to have a go at starting their own small business for more than 30 years. This week, Senator Michaelia Cash, launched a booklet containing 30 NEIS business success stories.
Once you know how much finance you need, it’s important to know your options. Knowing who to approach for finance can help you find the best finance option for your business.
We’ve gathered these 5 quick fixes for your Linkedin profile and all you’ll need is 10 minutes tops for each of these small changes that’ll make a big difference in establishing the right impression on business associates and potential employers.
Today, I’m thinking about one of the main ways a new business owner should cut costs. Believe it or not, you can cut costs in your business as soon as it opens. You can set up an effective and efficient business model that won’t cost a fortune to run.
Kate Carnell is currently establishing the office of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman and wants to hear from small businesses to assist her office to establish an advocacy agenda.
With more than two decades of experience between them, Lisa Johnston and Rachael Ballard, want to create a ‘Black Book’ of influential bloggers, for businesses to source for partnerships to build campaigns that engage the right audience.