Global Financial Crisis
10:44PM | Tuesday, 26 October 2010 | Business confidence is now back at pre-GFC levels. with the service sector set to boom for start-ups.
10:12AM | Tuesday, 26 October 2010 | COMMENT: Amanda Gome finds encouragement rather than despair in the ABS's report on how start-ups fared during the GFC.
10:57AM | Tuesday, 26 October 2010 | Many entrepreneurs say the banks are not interested in lending. The banks however say they are very much in the game.
10:18AM | Monday, 18 October 2010 | As expected, the Australian dollar reached parity with the US dollar, hitting US$1.0002 on Friday before closing at US$98.90 cents.
10:00AM | Friday, 15 October 2010 | Senator Nick Sherry says Australian banks need to “do better” to understand the struggles of cash-starved start-ups.
10:53PM | Monday, 11 October 2010 | The strength of the Australian dollar could hamper the launch of some start-up exporters.
9:31PM | Monday, 27 September 2010 | New research suggests sole traders have cut their working hours back more than any other group in the last decade.
9:04PM | Monday, 27 September 2010 | New research finds wannabe franchisees now look for lifestyle, rather than financial, benefits when considering a franchise purchase.
9:52PM | Thursday, 23 September 2010 | Research finds white-collar contractors have remained happy and optimistic about their situation despite the economic downturn.
9:05PM | Thursday, 9 September 2010 | New figures reveal Australia’s unemployment rate declined to 5.1% last month, its lowest level for 19 months.