Juggling cash flow is hard at the best of times in small business, but it’s super tricky during the Christmas and New Year period when many businesses close and consumers go on holiday.
In the lead up to the festive season, small business owners will be wondering whether or not to offer a Christmas bonus to staff and how large it should be this year.
Staff rewards and recognition programs tend to result in happier, more productive workers. But as people increasingly tend to hop from one business to another, where does this leave the traditional ‘Employee Service Award’ used to recognise a long, loyal tenure?
You’ve probably heard the saying “A change is as good as a holiday”, but for Luke Postlethwaite of The Biomechanics, relocating his business operations has been anything but.
Recently, Ad Standards dismissed complaints against a contentious ad campaign from Libra, and their decision to do so offers small business marketers some guidance on how to approach launching ads of their own.
With the news that some of Australia’s largest retailers have now joined the Australian Retailers Association, many small business owners may be asking, ‘What can an industry association do for me?’
Understanding contracts and how to properly manage them is fundamental to any sound business venture and might just save you from a number of legal headaches. In this article, Kellie Byrnes explains the basics of good contract management.
As with most new initiatives you might choose to undertake, PR campaigns can be challenging for the inexperienced. In this article, Ailsa Page discusses common PR mistakes with Amanda Mills.