Ann Wen

Ann Wen
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Ann is a journalist at Dynamic Business with a background in commercial law and research. She is interested in SME tax law, public policy and Australian innovation.

Australia facing its worst economic contraction in history

The ABS confirmed Australia’s first recession since 1990 after recording two consecutive quarters of economic decline. After being hammered by the pandemic, bushfires and drought,...

SMEs to receive 6 more months of rent relief

Tenants who received rent relief under the COVID-19 mandatory code of conduct will continue to receive concessions for at least six months after October...

6 out of 10 Australian SMEs report losses up to 75 per cent

Business Australia reported that 6 out of 10 Australian SMEs reported sales losses up to 75 per cent this year. Only 18 per cent...

Let’s Talk: Investing to Succeed

Figuring out where to best invest your time and money is a difficult task. As businesses scale, leaders’ daily tasks become more and more...

Fair Work Commission releases draft flexible working clauses

Employers breathe a sigh of relief as the Fair Work Commission releases draft flexibility clauses that help employers and employees discuss flexible working arrangements...

From studying history at Cambridge to studying the future at Airtree Ventures: Interview with Jackie Vullinghs

Jackie Vullinghs is a Principal at Airtree Ventures who invests in areas such as health, fintech, cybersecurity and AI. She studied history at Cambridge...

Growing demand for digital wallets may signal demise of cash

The increasing preference for contactless payments during the COVID-19 pandemic might be here to stay. What payment trends are emerging? Mark Hodgson, Head of Product...

Regional, small and medium-sized businesses prioritised in procurement

The NSW government announced today that regional, small and medium-sized businesses will be prioritised for all direct procurements up to $250,000. Deputy Premier and...

Afterpay doubles revenue and partners with Worldpay to go global

Despite the global economic slow-down, the shift to online spending and move from traditional forms of credit have boosted Afterpay’s position domestically and internationally. Afterpay...

Energy consumers in Victoria to receive support until March 2021

The Victorian Essential Services Commission announced this week that it will introduce new mandatory requirements for energy retailers to provide "reasonable" assistance to small...

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‘Buy now, pay later’ companies don’t need regulation, Senate finds

Consumers using buy now, pay later services won't have legal protection as companies such as Afterpay and Zip are being called to 'self-regulate' after...

“A fancy IKEA pack”: Australia’s own flat-packed electric vehicle

Australian startup ACE EV has unveiled their plans for Australian-manufactured electric cars, made from imported flat-pack vehicle kits. From 2019-2020 there was a 40 per...

IR flexibility: Should the COVID-19 changes become permanent?

Industrial relations changes have been critical in helping employers keep their doors open and staff on their payroll throughout the pandemic. The flexibilities that apply...