Australian small business owners spend on average one third of their time dealing with administrative tasks, rather than focusing on the core of their business, according to research published this week.
A marketing expert says rebranded businesses should be wary of reverting to their old image, after South Australia-based pasta franchise Fasta Pasta opened its first food court restaurant despite a recent corporate makeover.
The court battle between tyre and automotive entrepreneur Bob Jane and his son, Rodney, has dominated the news this week, and with good reason.
Aiming for perfection is one thing. But as Old Taskmaster discovered, it does carry the risk micromanaging your business to death.
It’s not easy to simultaneously offend and inspire the Taskmaster, yet one local businessperson has managed to do precisely that.
Earlier today, Old Taskmaster read about a little customer service incident that happened in a Lakemba restaurant. The lesson is simple – don’t put metal skewers through your angry customers.
Margaret Thatcher's extraordinary life is an example of striving against the odds. Here are four key lessons from the former British prime minister.
Competition early in the life of a start-up can help a business thrive long term – as long as they can tough it out.
Chris Bowen has resigned as the federal small business minister – the fifth person to hold the job since Labor came to power in 2007 – as the fallout from the aborted leadership spill continues.