Small business management
8:35PM | Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | An etiquette expert says start-ups should ensure office etiquette is outlined from day one to avoid bombarding staff with rules further down the track, in light of BHP Billiton’s strict new employee policies.
8:39PM | Thursday, 18 August 2011 | Start-ups have been urged to “look in their own backyard” for skills after a new study showed that Australian SMEs are severely lacking in leadership qualities.
8:16PM | Thursday, 18 August 2011 | Legal experts say employers should set clear guidelines for the use of social media, after a man was fired for posting a work-related rant on Facebook outside of work hours.
8:36PM | Friday, 12 August 2011 | A new report reveals more than 70% of female manufacturing workers have never been promoted, suggesting small businesses need to take action to combat the skills shortage gripping the industry.
8:06PM | Friday, 5 August 2011 | It is only by gaining market intelligence that you can make good decisions about your company.
8:44PM | Friday, 5 August 2011 | RY Hair & Beauty co-owners James Patten and Bradley Carr found themselves in the sticky situation of being heavy-handed with the discounts. They reveal how they turned their mistake around.
8:28PM | Monday, 1 August 2011 | What role and impact does high expectation play within the dynamics of a start-up company? BY JO BURSTON.
7:10PM | Thursday, 28 July 2011 | Tax officials will use a new assessment tool to identify businesses that are not viable, singling them out for tougher action as the Tax Office seeks to recover a $15 billion debt.
7:53PM | Tuesday, 12 July 2011 | I’d like to introduce you to a new acronym I’ve learned from management guru Guy Kawasaki: DICEE.
7:13PM | Friday, 8 July 2011 | Brian Jones is the founder of Fortitude Financial Management, a Victorian-based business providing life insurance solutions across the business, personal and superannuation sectors.