Budget repair was put off till later, and the net impact of decisions in the budget was small, but it will be easier to defend in the coming election campaign than some other recent efforts.
Business groups point to a GDP stimulus from a company tax cut, but modelling shows small businesses miss out.
Small importers rely on the seller being liable for any import duty - but that situation is being eroded.
Extending individual protections to franchisee owners is supposed to offer protection, but will have the opposite affect.
The informal economy in sub-Saharan Africa is largely marginalised despite its significant contribution to employment and GDP.
India's former 'untouchables' are struggling to make a mark in business – despite some high-profile successes.
After 1994 the microcredit movement helped plunge large numbers of black South Africans into heavy debt and poverty while enriching a few white elites who provided the loans.
Microcredit, which was viewed as a perfect market-affirming solution to poverty in developing countries, has collapsed. In 30 years it's gone from Zorro to Zombie.
This is a list of old and new books on entrepreneurship. The common thing about them is that they give entrepreneurs the tools they need to start their businesses.
The response to the Harper recommendations on competition policy reform was mature and wisely sidestepped the issue that could derail debate on it.
African governments should adopt a top-down rather than bottom-up approach to encouraging the creation of businesses.
A PhD and startup have more in common than you might think, and they complement each other in many ways. Nicky Ringland shares her experience of how one influenced the other.
The signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership belies the fact that the US's share of trade in the region has been declining for some time.
The new Assistant Minister for Innovation, Wyatt Roy, wants to promote tech start-ups in Australia. But is that such a prudent policy?
Over the past 60 years, China has experimented extensively with policies and programmes to encourage the growth of rural enterprises. Africa could do well by following in these footsteps.
Forget your cappuccinos - it's all about chemex and cold drip now.
If we want to boost innovation in this country, we should emulate a scheme that has proven highly successful in the United States.
The $20,000 immediate write-off for small business has been broadly welcomed, but modelling shows there will be losers.
The small business package allowing firms to depreciate up to $20,000 of assets comes with a hefty upfront cost - but the government collects later.
Treasurer Joe Hockey's small business package may lead to gaming of the system and fairness is an issue.