Mature workers made redundant seeking franchise opportunities

10:57PM | Monday, 14 October 2013 | Gavin Lower

Mature workers who’ve been made redundant are investigating opportunities to work for themselves through franchises, a leading Australian franchise business says.

Franchising  | Financing a business  | Employer

Five top tips for hiring an older worker

4:56PM | Monday, 23 April 2012 | Oliver Milman

There are many reasons to hire an older worker, from government incentives to the industry experience they bring. Here are five top tips to help you manage the process. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

 | Leadership  | Managing people  | How to hire staff  | Growing  | Employer

Single serve or family size?

9:58PM | Tuesday, 27 September 2011 | Michelle Hammond

Family-run enterprises have long been the bedrock of Australia’s small business sector. The help, support and familiarity provided by relatives can prove invaluable, not only in the start-up phase, but also in the generational handover of a thriving business.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Planning stage  | Starting  | Sole trader  | Employer

Seven steps to developing a leadership culture

8:31PM | Wednesday, 10 August 2011 | Marc Peskett

For many start-ups, a lack of leadership talent is often cited as an impediment to the growth of the business. So developing a strong leadership culture is key.

 | Leadership  | Growing  | Employer

10 things every start-up leader must do

6:09PM | Monday, 20 June 2011 | Tom McKaskill

Ten top tips from global serial entrepreneur Tom McKaskill on how start-ups can ensure they get on the path to a million-dollar business.

 | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | Leadership  | Growing  | Employer

It’s the people, stupid

4:26PM | Monday, 18 April 2011 | Sahil Merchant

Every successful entrepreneur I have ever met has one trait in common. They are all people’s people.

 | Leadership  | Growing  | Employer