LEGAL: Crowd-sourced equity funding

Story by "Samara Goode"  | March 13, 2015, 10:54 AM

Lawyer Samara Goode looks at crowd-sourced equity funding for small businesses and start-ups from a legal perspective.

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The biggest outsourcing mistake SMEs can make

Story by "Walter Scremin "  | February 23, 2015, 10:30 AM

While outsourcing continues to be a viable alternative for SMEs, business owners need to be wary about who they choose to outsource to, explains Walter Scremin.

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Corporate responsibility: You can't afford to ignore it

Story by "Daniel Creasey"  | February 3, 2015, 8:42 AM

How can your business gain a unique competitive edge? Although vitally important, the answer may not lie solely with innovative products, price point or even convenience. 

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Simple steps to make your office more sustainable

Story by "Michael Scott"  | January 28, 2015, 11:54 AM

Here Michael Scott, Managing Director of The EcoCaffe Company, shares some handy, easy to implement tips on how SME business owners can reduce their environmental footprint.

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Popular estate planning myths exposed

Story by "Greer Oliver"  | December 11, 2014, 2:59 PM

Here, lawyer Greer Oliver reveals the truth about five common estate planning myths. 

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Do unions have the right to enter your lunchroom?

Story by "Melissa Demarco"  | November 17, 2014, 3:39 PM

Union officials do not have automatic access to lunchrooms in a workplace, but some are using an existing loophole to hold court in lunchrooms, explains lawyer Melissa Demarco.

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Are you in danger of burning out?

Story by "John Corias"  | October 14, 2014, 7:59 AM

The word “burnout” is sadly becoming increasingly prevalent with overworked, overstressed SME business owners. Here are a few tips that will help you to avoid burning out in your business.

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Why being called a ‘bitch’ can be a good thing

Story by "Amanda Rose"  | October 10, 2014, 7:39 AM

The word ‘bitch’ can be one of the most offensive terms used to describe a woman. But that derogatory term can almost be taken as a compliment – if you understand why it’s being uttered.

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