Lessons from a life in business
Don Argus, former chairman BHP BillitonConsider the consequences of every business decision you make, warns Don Argus, recently retired Chairman of BHP Billiton, as he reflects on the biggest contributors to business success today. Consequence management is critical, he says, and so is the abi
Making client newsletters easy
Julianne Bell, Financial Writers AustraliaIf your newsletter is a chore, you're not approaching it properly, advises Julianne Bell of Financial Writers Australia.
Cost management strategies
Avron Newstadt CA, Expense Reduction AnalystsCost management requires a serious commitment to identifying and measuring results. This advice from Avron Newstadt of Expense Reduction Analysts.
Professor Neville Norman, Melbourne UniversityOn the Eve of the 2010 Federal Budget, watch out for a sharp revision in economic forecasts and signs of of tax reform, warns economist and forecaster Professor Neville Norman
Be wary of bundled phone deals
Dr. Michael Schaper, ACCCBeware the bundled phone deal that sounds too good to be true. It probably is! So warns the ACCC's Dr Michael Schaper as consumers get caught up in phone contracts that end up as complex hassles down the track.
Socially responsible procurement
Jennifer Williams, Corporate ExpressYou don't have to have a big business to embrace socially responsible purchasing or procurement. Not according to Jennifer Williams of Corporate Express.
Tapping into government funds
Adrian Spencer, GrantReadyAre you missing out on a share of the $5 billion bag of Government grants offered to businesses every year? Check your eligibility with Adrian Spencer of GrantReady, who explains the step-by-step process.
Legal traps in social networking
Nic Pullen, TressCox LawyersBeware what you post about others on social media outlets like Twitter or Facebook or you could get a legal writ slapped on your for defamation
End-of-year tax planning
Michael Jones CA, Cummings Flavel McCormackDon't wait 'til the last minute to start your end-of-year tax planning, warns Michael Jones of Cummings Flavel McCormack. Start now, he says, to take best advantage of the tax rules.
Elio D'Amato, Lincoln Stock DoctorInvestors breathed a collective sigh of relief as the market reached a recent 18 month high. But will the resurgence last? Elio D'Amato of Lincoln checks the outlook with some thoughts on the latest hot stocks on the market.