A lack of workplace flexibility could prompt more men to start their own business, after a report revealed 18% of men have considered leaving their job because of inflexible arrangements.
It’s the phrase that should be music to the ears of even the toughest taskmaster: “Boss, I’ve got a great idea for...”
A leadership program for SME owners has received a funding boost from the Federal Government.
The moment you employ staff, you are obliged to manage them. After all, the behaviour you accept is the behaviour you approve.
Here are some quick things you could do to improve the feel of your workplace.
Everyone at Taskmaster Enterprises has been busy sticking up posters of Oleg Firer. There are no picture frames left in Taskmaster Towers that don’t have a photo of the Russian entrepreneur. Here’s why.
Australian employees are more pessimistic about job security and financial wellbeing than those in recession-hit countries because they fear the worst is yet to come, a new report reveals.
Earlier today, I made sure that every single clock in Taskmaster Towers was running at least five minutes fast. Around here, no one ever gets in trouble for being overdressed and no one ever gets in trouble for being early.
A new survey has some surprising results for those who think staff are only ever after one thing - money.
An expert says training academies can be an ideal way to educate franchisees without damaging the reputation of the brand, after Retail Food Group revealed details about its training academy.
The end of the mining boom might bring a rude shock to an Australian economy showing signs of productivity slowdown.
Independent MP Nick Xenophon says small businesses are being killed by the current penalty rates regime.
Do you have an older employee in your business? You may need to rethink the way you speak about them.
The peak small business group is calling for changes to workplace rules that would see award rates determined by the size of a business rather than the industry it is in.
As author Adam Fraser recently told LeadingCompany, what we do during the commute between home and work can make a world of difference to our time management.
Even the world’s best businesspeople make mistakes. As these five entrepreneurs showed, the real measure of success is how well you recover afterwards. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Small businesses remain “shackled” by unfair dismissal laws, according to a major employer group, following yesterday’s release of a review into the Fair Work industrial relations system.
In the blistering Texas heat, hundreds of representatives from eight Austin-based tech start-ups congregated at the Krieg Softball Complex to compete in the 2012 Summer Start-Up Olympics.
A review into the Fair Work industrial relations scheme has been branded “bitterly disappointing” by employers, after an independent panel decided against recommending any major reforms of workplace laws.
A trend dubbed “Bring Your Own Apps” is gaining pace in the workplace, according to a Telsyte report, which shows businesses are encouraging their staff to use apps for work purposes.