Home-based business


How can I get myself some office space to hold meetings, without paying out for premises full-time?

3:00AM | Tuesday, 25 March 2014 |  This is a common problem for many small businesses. A popular and logical solution is to lease serviced office accommodation.

Are home-based businesses viewed negatively by people in the corporate world?

1:00AM | Tuesday, 28 January 2014 |  Any prospective clients who see that mess in the spare room will be convinced to take their business to your competitors in a flash!

How do I get into the right mindset to start my business?

9:00AM | Tuesday, 3 September 2013 |  Part of the reason for your difficulty in getting into the right mindset, may be due to a lack of structure and planning even before start-up.

How do I balance family commitments with running a home-based business?

8:00AM | Tuesday, 20 August 2013 |  Put relationships before resources and information before decision making so that every step builds your confidence.

How can I avoid becoming isolated in my home-based business?

7:00AM | Tuesday, 30 July 2013 |  Spend time building networks with key customers, potential customers and other business people to overcome isolation.

I’ve just hired my first lot of new staff. Can we all work from my home office?

12:39PM | Thursday, 16 December 2010 |  The signs are right for your move beyond the family home, subject to your finances.

Set up a home office

7:00AM | Tuesday, 17 July 2012 |  If you don’t already physically work from home, chances are you still do plenty of work at home – most entrepreneurs are simply too busy to squeeze everything into the working day.

Employers urged to review workplaces of home-based staff

11:17PM | Friday, 11 November 2011 |  Employers are being urged to review the working environments of their employees, including home-based staff, with a new report revealing 90% of employees work in unsafe environments.

NBN Co. to offer tailored services to small firms

11:32PM | Wednesday, 9 November 2011 |  The National Broadband Network Company will allow wholesale internet service providers to cater for small firms and home operators, enabling businesses to tailor their broadband services.

From zero to creative hero

10:13PM | Friday, 7 October 2011 |  Being temporarily dis-engaged from your parents as a teenager might not sound like the ideal background for a successful entrepreneur. But for Yvette Adams, it was a reality that she managed to turn into an innovative start-up business.