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Nine books to see SME owners through Xmas
With holiday season upon us, there’s no better time than now to get stuck into a few books. To see you through Christmas, and leave you ready to take on 2017, I’ve rounded up some of my favourite books. Not all of these books are strictly business-related, but all are instructive in their own way. Without further ado… 1) Connect by John Browne. Drawing from… Continue reading Nine books to see SME owners through Xmas
What tops the SME wish-list at Christmas?
As an advocate for small businesses in Australia and New Zealand, MYOB regularly asks SME owners what they are thinking and feeling about the economic landscape, government policies and generally what they want for the year ahead. Small businesses are the backbone of the economy so their mindset and well-being has a huge impact on the… Continue reading What tops the SME wish-list at Christmas?
5 things to consider when preparing your business for investment
One of the most important aspects of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s newly announced innovation initiative is the focus it brings on the opportunity to invest in the small business sector. The tax incentives will undoubtedly attract more investment, and the loosening of capital insolvency regulations will compliment this by providing less downside to entrepreneurs from… Continue reading 5 things to consider when preparing your business for investment
Flying or failing: industry sectors set for success in 2014
There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to business success, however economists and trend watchers concur that some sectors have greater potential for prosperity in 2014 than others.
Today’s small business trends speak of economic positives
In case you missed it, here is some great news for anyone feeling discouraged about Australia’s small business sector: the head count is in and it is on the rise. In further (unsurprising) news, the sector continues to carry the local economy.