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Increased capacity for NSW stadiums

The NSW Government have announced that major sporting events at selected Sydney stadiums will be able to increase their capacity from October...

More outdoor dining for NSW this summer

Alfresco dining will become the norm this summer, with NSW government agencies banding together in a task force dedicated to activating the...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

NSW commits $160m to federal JobTrainer program

The NSW Government have committed $160 million as part of the federal JobTrainer program, to help people reskill for jobs in the...

“Jobs, jobs and more jobs”: $3bn NSW infrastructure spend

The NSW Government have revealed plans for the $3 billion Jobs and Infrastructure Acceleration Fund to deliver more projects and create up...

Facebook offers $100 million to small businesses

 Facebook’s Small Business Grants Programme is offering USD $100 million in cash grants and ad credits to small businesses.

Video conferencing available for legal document witnessing

Video conferencing technology will continue to be used to witness legal documents such as wills, powers of attorney and statutory declarations.

“We’ve got to get the gas”: Prime Minister’s COVID-19 recovery plan

The Morrison government has announced they will back the construction of a gas-fired power station in plans to prevent an energy price...

$100 million for Victorian sole traders

The Victorian government have announced a $100 million support package for sole traders to recover from COVID-19, one day after revealing plans...

Businesses call Victoria’s $3bn support package “a band-aid solution”

The Victorian Government's plans to release a $3 billion support package to businesses has been met with apprehension from business owners.

NSW Government releases ’24-Hour Economy’ Strategy

The NSW Government has released a 24-Hour Economy Strategy to revamp Sydney’s nightlife, support local businesses and create more jobs in the...

How to manage a rebrand in the midst of COVID-19

Rebranding can be difficult at the best of times. Companies fear losing recognition, customer retention and brand loyalty. With this in mind,...

Government extends temporary insolvency and bankruptcy protections

To support businesses experiencing financial distress throughout COVID-19, the Australian Government introduced measures to relax insolvency and bankruptcy rules in March. These...

Guidance needed on JobKeeper subsidised R&D and transfer pricing rules

Early this week, the Tax Institute of Australia (TIA) called for guidance material on the JobKeeper scheme in relation to the R&D...

Invented by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs: Mastercard’s unique global start up program

Start Path – Mastercard’s global start up program – has bolstered 230 fintechs around the world and helped them raise $2 billion...

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...

As Australian fintech VC investment climbs, merger activity declines

A new report from KPMG finds investment in Australia’s fintech sector has accelerated in the first half of 2020, reaching US$376.5 million. This is...

Meet the two blokes dominating the skincare game

From working in a fish and chip shop to owning a global award-winning skincare company, these two high school mates are on...

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...