4 Rules for Self-Employment Success
Aug26

4 Rules for Self-Employment Success

Entrepreneurs are at the heart of economic development, generating jobs and tax revenue for cities, states and national authorities. But the prospect of starting and maintaining a business is full of risk, calling-for a special type of commitment from those intent on being self-employed. Financial matters, in particular, present challenges for entrepreneurs, ranging from generating start-up capital to effectively funding ongoing...

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4 Tips For The Self-Employed Tradesman
Dec14

4 Tips For The Self-Employed Tradesman

Branching out and becoming self-employed can be both exciting and frightening but worth it for the extra control you can have over your work. You will, however, need to take note of a few things before you get started as there are a few things you need to keep on top of. If you’re currently a self-employed tradesman, or looking to become self-employed, read on for some tips you may want to take on board. Insurance Even though...

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Business Profit and Positive Change – Are they Both Possible?
Dec01

Business Profit and Positive Change – Are they Both Possible?

Is it possible for a business to be both profitable and enable positive change? That’s exactly what Scottish whiskey producer Chivas have set out to achieve with their million dollar fund for start-ups. Their recent campaign entitled ‘Venture’ is giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to win a share of the $1 million fund with an innovative start-up idea that aims to use business as a force for good. The most promising...

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Things to Consider When Choosing Workwear For Your Employees
Nov26

Things to Consider When Choosing Workwear For Your Employees

When it comes to choosing workwear for your company employees, you will not want to rush into making a decision on style, or even supplier, until you know what it is that you require, precisely. There are different factors that you will need to take into account before you can make an informed decision on what would be best for your employees. What do your Workers Need? The answer to this question is all going to depend on the...

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6 Industries That Offer Great Job Security
Oct28

6 Industries That Offer Great Job Security

Yes, money is important when it comes to finding the right career path. However, the security your job offers and the industry it’s in are also important factors to take into consideration. So if you’re after a job that offers more than just a weekly income, but has plenty of options for the future as well, check out the 6 industries below. 1. Government The first industry on this list is government. A highly sought after industry to...

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Understanding Employment Agreement and Restraint of Trade
Jul06

Understanding Employment Agreement and Restraint of Trade

A number of recent decisions in Courts across Australia have highlighted the growing need for businesses to review the level of protection afforded by their current employment contracts in relation to the conduct of past employees. Specifically, whether they contain confidentiality and/or restraint of trade clauses, and if so, whether these clauses have been effectively drafted to afford full protection of their legitimate business...

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