Mum’s the word

9:46PM | Monday, 5 September 2011 | Myriam Robin

Last weekend, a host of mothers who have started their own businesses, better known as “mumpreneurs”, gathered in Sydney for the 2011 AusMumpreneur of the Year Awards.


Going solo at the last minute

7:38PM | Friday, 22 July 2011 | Michelle Hammond

As Aspect Personnel founder Matthew Sampson found out, thinking on your feet is crucial when you tread the solo path.


Is it worth advertising my business in classifieds?

3:53PM | Monday, 21 March 2011 | Michael Halligan

Gone are the days where you could reach anyone and everyone by putting an ad in your local newspaper. As technology becomes a bigger part of our lives, the poor old classifieds limps on.


The secrets of sole trader success

2:41PM | Thursday, 24 February 2011 | Alexandra Cain

If you’re starting out in business operating as a sole trader – as opposed to operating in a company structure – makes a lot of sense.


When should you switch your business structure?

2:18PM | Monday, 21 February 2011 | Greg Hayes

For successful businesses, the reality is that simple business structures do not work. They leave you risk exposed, are tax ineffective and are not efficient for succession or sale.


What is driving Australians to start up businesses?

2:46PM | Wednesday, 16 February 2011 | Oliver Milman

Are you sitting at work, stewing over a long-held start-up idea while silently cursing your boss for his or her incompetence?


From worker to start-up - how to plan your escape

10:58PM | Monday, 11 October 2010 | Alexandra Cain

Most people who launch a start-up venture are aware of the heavy sacrifices they will need to make for their business to really fly. But few have taken a break from a career working as a medical doctor to focus on developing a start-up IT company.