Business relations


Make that cold call

12:49PM | Wednesday, 8 December 2010 |  Yesterday I gave you some tips about how to prepare for a cold call, but now it’s time to pick up that phone and actually ring someone.

Push to exempt small firms from unfair dismissal laws

12:25PM | Monday, 6 December 2010 |  The Federal Coalition should campaign to exempt small businesses from unfair dismissal laws, according to a Liberal Senator.

Should I formalise an informal partnership?

12:04PM | Monday, 6 December 2010 |  Being the cynical lawyer, you may also want to address the 'what if' scenario - if someone doesn't hold up their end of the bargain, what are the consequences, if any?

Franchise council hits back over WA regulation

11:31PM | Friday, 12 November 2010 |  The Franchise Council of Australia hits back at claims that it has been “scaremongering” over the controversial WA Franchising Bill.

Get to know your suppliers better

11:52PM | Thursday, 11 November 2010 |  Many SMEs have a strange and sometimes strained relationship with their suppliers, and for one very good reason – suppliers can make or break a business.