THE NEWS WRAP: Retailers bank on tardy men for last minute Christmas shopping splurge

12:30AM | Monday, 24 December 2012 |  A last minute Christmas spending surge is set to hit retailers this week, with one in 10 Australian men set to leave their festive shopping until today.

How do I ensure our work Christmas party doesn't end in a lawsuit?

12:00AM | Wednesday, 19 December 2012 |  A work Christmas party carries many legal risks, so treat it as an extension of your workplace.

Can I show up at a competitor's Christmas party and poach their staff?

12:00AM | Friday, 14 December 2012 |  While you might get into legal trouble by turning up to private events uninvited, using social media to poach staff has never been easier.

Start the New Year with clear focus

1:01PM | Tuesday, 3 January 2012 |  This year I will be concentrating on the areas where I have real skill. What will you focus on this year?

Top three Christmas social media risks

12:45AM | Friday, 23 December 2011 |  Christmas, and the parties that go with it, are usually heaps of fun but if your celebrations get a bit too jovial, try to avoid leaving a permanent record online. BY ADAM FRANKLIN.

Relax, rest and rejuvenate

12:16PM | Thursday, 22 December 2011 |  We’re finally there. The end of another challenging, exciting and experience-filled year that has tested even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs.

Do some Christmas shopping

12:03PM | Wednesday, 21 December 2011 |  It’s the second last working day of the year and I’m tipping things are winding down at your workplace. So it’s time to grab a few hours and hit the shops. Yes, that’s right. Shopping.

Make a big push to clear excess stock

12:51PM | Tuesday, 20 December 2011 |  If you’re sitting here in the last selling week of the year and getting worried about stock, it’s time to act.