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.

Keeping on top of your taxes: Interview with Kirsten Fish, ATO Deputy Commissioner Small Business

Amidst the constantly changing news cycle and rule amendments, it can be hard for SMEs to keep track of their tax obligations. ...

ESG a growing global investment trend: Research

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns are a rising trend in investment decision-making globally. Between 2016 and 2018, the...

Applications for research grants valued up to $1m close tomorrow

Applications for the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) grant close tomorrow, 10 September 2020 5:00 pm AEST. Under...

Contact tracing in Victoria upgraded with US tech giants

The Victorian Government has contracted with tech giants Salesforce and IBM to digitise their contact tracing efforts after being slammed by the...

Businesses respond coolly to the coronavirus SME guarantee scheme

Less than 5 per cent of the Federal Government’s $40 billion Coronavirus SME guarantee scheme has been taken up by business owners.

Senate recommends more clarity for software startups on RDTIs

The Senate Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology has recommended that the Australian Government provide greater clarity around the Research &...

First-ever AI strategy released by NSW government

The NSW Government has released its first AI strategy to create jobs and improve services to citizens. Premier Gladys...

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...

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More outdoor dining for NSW this summer

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