Business interruption insurance

11 April

A crucial though sometimes overlooked safeguard, business interruption insurance provides financial protection for companies facing unexpected disruptions.   But who exactly is it for? The short answer: any business that wants to ensure continuity...[Read More]

Unlocking Productivity: Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles and Boosting Self-Motivation

11 April

In our fast-paced world, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves overwhelmed by tasks, deadlines, and personal commitments. This avalanche of responsibilities can often leave us feeling stuck, struggling to tick items off our to-do...[Read More]

Jobs bonanza for regions under clean energy blueprint

10 April

Some 60,000 jobs in solar panel manufacturing and $82 billion in turbine tower production by 2050 are in the wind if Australia becomes a clean energy superpower. Manufacturing will also get a shot in the arm from port-side construction plants,...[Read More]

How to identify and choose the right business structure

4 April

All successful businesses depend on a solid and dependable structure. While you can always work it out as you go, improvisation in the business world is inefficient, highly risky, and likely to lead to failure. Getting the right systems in place...[Read More]

Industrial pioneers get $20m to turn science into jobs

3 April

Australia’s industrial pioneers will benefit from a $20 million lifeline that extends federal support through the national science agency. “With today’s announcement, up to 750 more small businesses will get their chance to work with CSIRO to...[Read More]

Greens shoots for Australian manufacturing sector

3 April

Australia’s manufacturing industry had a better start to the year after activity hit a low point heading into Christmas. The business surveys underpinning the Australian Industry Index signalled a recovery in industry across the first quarter of...[Read More]

Work, Wander, and Well-being: Mastering the Art of the Working Holiday

28 March

Taking your business on the road for a working holiday presents an enticing blend of work and leisure, allowing you to explore new destinations while keeping your operations running smoothly.   This concept has gained popularity with the rise of...[Read More]

‘Full-time, always-on’ senior roles lock out women

27 March

Job sharing and more part-time senior roles are among ways employers are elevating more women into leadership and narrowing gender pay gaps. Only seven per cent of managers work part-time compared to 22 per cent of non-managers – percentages the...[Read More]

Empowering Your Future: The Top 10 Reasons to Start Your Own Business

21 March

Starting your own business is a journey filled with challenges, opportunities, and personal growth. It’s a path that many choose to embark upon for a myriad of reasons, each unique to the individual’s aspirations and circumstances.    Here are...[Read More]

Workers underprepared as AI reaches turning point

20 March

Only one in 20 Australian businesses are ready to deploy and leverage AI despite research suggesting almost all jobs will be affected, a report says. The crucial lack of understanding about generative artificial intelligence comes as workers already...[Read More]

What does ethical investing mean? How does it relate to ESG investing?

14 March

Investing is typically perceived as a wealthy-only pastime with no regard for the environment or social issues. However, that is not always the case, and the old mindset of making money for its own sake doesn’t need to stay.   People have become...[Read More]

Work from home like a pro: tips for setting up your home office

14 March

The advent of digital technology has transformed the business landscape, ushering in a new era where working from home is no longer a rarity but a common occurrence. This shift has necessitated the need for entrepreneurs to create conducive...[Read More]

How to ask your boss to work remotely

14 March

The remote work trend has gained significant momentum in recent years, offering employees the flexibility to maintain a healthy work-life balance.   If you’re planning to join the ranks of remote workers, convincing your employer to grant you...[Read More]

Big end of town ready on new climate regime

6 March

A survey shows big business is largely ready for Australia’s new climate disclosure regime that is slated to start soon, despite a strong pushback that could cause a delay. A climate governance study released on Tuesday by the Australian Institute...[Read More]

Top 10 healthy habits for business owners

29 February

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is crucial for business owners, given the demands and stresses that come with managing a business.   Here are ten healthy habits that can support business owners in maintaining their physical and mental well-being,...[Read More]