Running a business from home
Are you trying to work from home? If so, it’s time to put your foot down!
Half of Australia’s working population are now identified as ‘digital workers’, with new research finding it actually enhances the productivity of employees through increased flexibility.
Can you see the surface of your desk? No? Oh dear… the situation’s worse than Old Taskmaster feared!
This election campaign, micro businesses have unfortunately been overlooked by both major parties. However, come polling day, it’s important to make our voice heard.
Two Australian accelerators have made it onto the global list of top university business incubators produced by University Business Incubator Index, a global best practice benchmarking group.
Business can be stressful and crazy at the best of times – let alone with kids. However, by following these tips, you can minimise the carnage.
A small business group wants fewer regulations but more support for home-based businesses, which are being touted as “the way to Asia”, ahead of the HomeBiz Connect program.
When it comes to the national agenda, home-based businesses are all too often invisible. However, four simple reforms could make a world of difference to boosting an essential part of our economy. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Leading ‘mumpreneur’ Cas McCullough has highlighted the struggles of home-based micro businesses ahead of International Work At Home Person Week, calling for more support from government and industry.
Are you weighing up whether to launch your business from the spare bedroom? Here are 10 common misconceptions you need to be aware of. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
The Opposition has accused the Federal Government of breaking “yet another promise” by failing to remedy the issue of home-based business owners’ personal addresses appearing on the National Business Names Register.
Operating as a soloist can mean working long and irregular hours. However, these handy tech tools will give you a head start in making the most of your time. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
A quiet weekend? That's lazy talk! Instead, it's time to give your business a community-spirited boost.
A 13-year-old schoolgirl is the brains behind an iPad-inspired product dubbed the padpod, which recently launched in the Australian market with the help of a local manufacturer.
A growing number of entrepreneurs launch start-ups while still in full-time work. However, if you’re thinking about building a business part-time, there are risks you must be aware of. BY ALEXANDRA CAIN.
Should you go solo in your business, or find a business partner? If you aren’t sure, here are the pros and cons of being a sole trader. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Being a sole trader can be an isolating experience. So it’s important to know the groups you can join and steps you can take to break the isolation. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Is there such a thing as too young to become a successful soloist? If there is, someone forgot to tell these young entrepreneurs they “weren’t ready” to make it in business. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
A tax expert has issued a warning to “on call” home-based IT professionals, after the Australian Taxation Office confirmed it will place greater scrutiny on claims made by IT workers.
The red tape that comes with running a home-based business can be daunting. To save you some stress, here’s a snapshot of the three key areas of regulation you need to be familiar with. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.