Popular social enterprise coding start-up Code for America has launched an Australian branch in Melbourne, with the local co-founders beginning conversations with a couple of local councils.
Hub Australia has grown three-fold this year, from five team members with one venue to 15 team members at three venues, and is looking to expand further by hiring a general manager and experimenting with business models.
Two new co-working spaces have opened in Melbourne in another sign that co-working is here to stay and is expanding beyond the tech start-up community.
With laptops, Wi-Fi and batteries, do we really still need to be cooped up in an office all day?
As a sole trader, it’s easy to find the paperwork piling up on your desk. Here are four easy steps to cutting the clutter.
Can you see the surface of your desk? No? Oh dear… the situation’s worse than Old Taskmaster feared!
Subliminal signs and cues in your everyday environment can be a powerful motivating or demotivating force. It’s worth thinking about the messages you’re sending yourself in your workspace.
Too many entrepreneurs push themselves to sprint to the point they burn out. However, if you want to avoid burnout, you need to look at another option.
The co-working trend continues this month with a 50-strong gathering in Queensland meeting to discuss collaborative workspaces and a new space launching in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda this month.
Last week, Tom O’Brien wrote about six important issues to consider when negotiating your first commercial lease. This week we’ll go into a bit more detail on commercial lease agreements, setting out a number of document specific clauses to keep an eye out for.
An online marketplace to connect those seeking short-term commercial space has launched out of beta this week.
The fledgling Canberra start-up scene is set for a boost with the city’s largest employer, the federal government, set to shed 12,000 public service jobs in line with Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott’s election cost-reducing promise.
Age discrimination at both ends of the spectrum poses a golden opportunity for smart entrepreneurs looking to hire staff.
Spacecubed, a Perth co-working space on St Georges Terrace, has announced it is opening a second venue just five minutes up the road from its first.
Does your average start-up really need a formal office anymore? Doesn’t it make more sense to work from home, or on the move in places like coffee shops?
By their very nature, kitchens are dangerous work environments. Here are the steps you need to reduce the risk of a work compensation claim in your café or restaurant.
A new co-working space has opened on Pitt Street in Redfern, one of Sydney’s most iconic and eclectic suburbs.
There’s more to Kansas City than its history as a “cow town”, as this video about its vibrant start-up community proves.
Especially if you’re a sole trader, the novelty of working from home eventually wears off. Here are my experiences with a couple of the alternative options.
Greg Burnett, founder and director of non-profit start-up training centre Silicon Lakes, wants aspiring Australian start-up operators to get serious about validating their idea before they start investing.