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.
Ahead of International Women’s Day, Westpac has released research that reveals women earn less than men at every stage of their career, highlighting why the 2016 International Women’s Day theme is #PledgeForParity
Launching on International Women’s Day, ‘She Works Wonders’ will profile women pushing boundaries in medicine, charitable deeds, technology, entrepreneurship, politics, design, leadership, sport and business.
From an entrance that resembles an AFL football field complete with nets and goal posts, to a secret meeting room concealed behind a bookcase, Airbnb’s new digs are inspired by their accommodation listings.
Now in its 19th year, The International Women’s Day Debate returns to Australia this week, to reignite debate around the topical question: ‘Men and Women – equal at last?’
HerBusiness, formerly the Australian Businesswomen’s Network (ABN) have announced their 2016 inductees into the Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame – 20 entrepreneurs from a diverse range of industries.
A new report released today by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) reveals that among top tier managers in Australian organisations, men are paid on average $100,000 more per year than women.
A healthy workplace culture reaches all employees in a range of ways. Here, Sally Kirkright, CEO of AccessEAP, offers some techniques and strategies for employers to improve workplace culture.
Productivity can take a massive blow if your employees workspace is not user-friendly. This could get so bad that they start looking for other career opportunities elsewhere.
If you’re new to video conferencing, here are a few questions to help you identify major issues at the workplace, as well how video conferencing can help resolve them.
A new dedicated online business channel, SMEtv, for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Australia, has just launched. The platform is available across all devices and membership is free.
Nowadays, not only are mums raising families, but they’re also turning their passion into businesses. The excitement is real, but unfortunately, so are the trials and pains of running a small business.
Congratulations go out to Jenni Pilcher, on her appointment to the dual role of global CFO for Mach7 and CEO of ASX-listed company 3D Medical Limited, at a time when the two companies are preparing to merge.
Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O’Dwyer, has announced the appointment of Kate Carnell as the country’s first Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman.
One of the emerging travel trends involves mixing business travel with leisure. Also known as ‘Bleisure’ this trend is seeing more business travellers taking time out to play the role of tourist when visiting a global city.
One of Australia’s most highly regarded interior architects, David Flack of Flack Studio, shows how it’s possible to create inspiring and stylish office looks for less.
Penny Spencer built her company from scratch to where it stands today as a multi million dollar business group. Here, Penny shares her top tips for finding the career, or starting the business, of your dreams.