While everyone frets about the fate of big corporates, the little ones are growing agitated.
Water and power cuts prompted by reduced rainfall and drought in Southern Africa have caused major problems for business.
In almost every city, consumer demand and business diversity had a big role to play.
New legislation may boost growth rate of employee-owned companies in the US, easing the impact of one of the largest transfers of wealth in American history.
And Brexit could make things even more challenging.
From car mechanics to coffee shops, the railway arches have long provided refuge from inner city rent hikes for small businesses.
A Four Corners/Fairfax investigation shows the need for an advisory board to make sure that tax officers are accountable as part of the Taxpayers' charter.
Graft is common in the way that markets in Kinshasa are run.
South Africa's idea of radical economic transformation is missing a critical element.
There's no evidence Airbnb is worsening housing affordability. Rather it empowers female hosts and promotes small businesses in remote communities.
On Q&A, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson said almost 60% of small business owners in Australia are paid $50,000 or less. Is that right?
It looks like the economists who warned of the potential damage to UK businesses due to Brexit were correct.
Australia's insolvency laws inhibit growth and innovation. They weren't designed for small business, which make up 97% of all businesses.
Rather than just catering to one stereotype of worker, people who use coworking spaces actually come from different backgrounds, professions and ages.
Micro-brewers are increasing in Australia, which is surprising given the unfair excises and rebates they face.
Nearly half of cybercriminals target small businesses. An expert explains how sole proprietors and entrepreneurs can boost cybersecurity without breaking the bank.
Despite an entrepreneurial heritage, black self-employment rates are about half that of whites. Could a rising economy lift their boats too?
Research suggests paying small businesses just a couple of weeks faster can help them become more profitable, hire more workers and grow more quickly.
Customers who are angry are more likely to behave unethically, no matter how high the stakes, new research shows.
Researchers have come up with a new way to make sure each partner in a business gets their fair share when they decide to split.