The former owners of one of Australia’s largest stone fruit farms launched legal proceedings yesterday against the forced sale of their business, Murrawee Farms, when it was in receivership last year. By Cara Waters
A study has revealed how much businesses need to increase wages in order to lure a potential employee to a remote or regional location in order to fill a skills shortage, including home owners demanding $25,600 extra to relocate. By Andrew Sadauskas
In the early days of Zendesk, Mikkel Svane and his co-founders would fight over the “one good chair” in their loft office. The company now employs 600 people and in 2013, recorded annual revenues of $76 million. By Eloise Keating
The directors of curtains and blinds retailer Kresta are urging its shareholders to accept a $27.7 million takeover bid launched by Hong Kong-based trading company Suntarget Trading in a statement to the ASX. By Andrew Sadauskas and Eloise Keating
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