9:55PM | Monday, 23 September 2013 | By Patrick Stafford The business community has enthusiastically welcomed the news that Small Business Minister Bruce Billson has issued a warning to the Australian Tax Office to go easy on independent contractors and the self-employed.
9:36AM | Monday, 23 September 2013 | By Andrew Sadauskas Auto giant Goodyear has announced cuts to its Australian operations. Plus the Australian IPO market is picking up with $13 billion worth of floats, and there’s more bad news for embattled smartphone maker BlackBerry.
9:00AM | Monday, 23 September 2013 | By Rose Powell The Adelaide start-up scene is ready to fight the idea that Australian start-up founders only get one shot at success, and that failure will derail your career, with entrepreneurial heavyweights set to speak about their biggest disasters.
9:49PM | Friday, 20 September 2013 | By Melinda Oliver There are many benefits of taking time to work on, not in, your business – both in terms of developing the growth potential of the company and also personal wellbeing and satisfaction.
9:24PM | Friday, 20 September 2013 | By Rose Powell Start-up and small business owners are calling on the freshly sworn-in Coalition government to make good on their promises to ease the burden of regulation and compliance.
9:09PM | Friday, 20 September 2013 | By Rose Powell Spring is the perfect opportunity to set aside the time to re-investigate your business and create new goals and priorities, according to St George Bank’s general manager of business banking Phillip Godkin.
9:55PM | Friday, 20 September 2013 | By Rose Powell When Franziska Iseli-Hall’s father died five years ago, she realised she was deeply unhappy with her life and decided to quit the corporate world and launch her own business.
9:41AM | Friday, 20 September 2013 | By Gavin Lower Elements of what’s known as ‘gamification’ are creeping into work practices to incentivise staff and measure their productivity.
9:01AM | Friday, 20 September 2013 | By Rose Powell Venture capital firm Artesian Venture Partners has announced a new $100 million fund that will invest in established ESVCLP funds.
9:25AM | Friday, 20 September 2013 | By Andrew Sadauskas Billabong walks away from a $325 million refinancing deal from Altamont, accepting a bid from a rival consortium. Plus the US Federal Reserve causes an Aussie dollar surge and Stephen Elop’s $US25.5 million golden parachute from Nokia.