Let’s Talk: Top tax tips to consider post COVID-19
Despite its support of business during COVID-19, the Federal Government won’t give you a pass when it comes to your EOFY obligations.
ICA says Queensland budget is a ‘missed opportunity’
The Insurance Council of Australia has slammed the new Queensland 2021-22 budget, saying it fails to protect Queenslanders from extreme weather disasters.
A majority of Australian SMOs are unaware of changes to instant asset write-off: Officeworks report
A new study by Officeworks revealed that almost half of the Australian small business owners (49%) are unaware of the increase in the threshold for instant asset write-off.
How businesses can safeguard themselves from debt build-up
Here are some timely do’s and don’ts for protecting your business from debt build-up.
Tenacious Ventures closes fund I at $35m to focus on early-stage Agri-FoodTech startups
Venture capital firm Tenacious Ventures, which specialises in the Australian Agri-foodtech segment, has closed its first fund at $35 million. The Tenacious Ventures Fund I will be used to invest in Pre-series A businesses within the Agtech space. The firm expects to invest 80% of the capital raised into Australian-domiciled startups. Matthew Pryor, co-founder of […]
Northern Territory Government provides over $2 million in grants to boost small business customer experience
Take a look at what some of the businesses will do with their grants…
The business agendas not included in the federal budget to support economic recovery
Whilst spending in the areas of childcare, aged care, disability and mental health featured favourably in the 2021 federal budget, when it comes to economic recovery measures for businesses there were notable exclusions.
Government secures 25m Moderna doses in bid to diversify vaccine portfolio
The government has snapped up 25 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of its strategy to give Australians access to a variant vaccine.
Federal Budget must inject confidence into small business sector
The 2021 Federal Budget, it’s about all consumer confidence and jobs, jobs, jobs. Here’s a SME budget wish list.
Budget 2021: Federal Government’s childcare reform a ‘targeted’ & ‘proportional’ investment, but for whom?
The Australian government has announced major changes to its childcare subsidy ahead of the May 11 federal budget, but who will benefit from them?
Budget 2021 to finally boost Australia’s video games industry
Part of the Federal Government’s 2021 Budget will be heading to Australia’s games sector, enabling developers to better compete on the world stage in an industry poised to be valued at over $250 billion by the year 2023.
New insolvency laws: 4 actions small business directors must take
There are four key actions that small business owners should take immediately, to ensure they are well positioned once they, or their suppliers, come off JobKeeper this month.
The 2020 Small Business Tax Time Toolkit: easing the pain of preparing your taxes
To help SMEs get back on their feet after a challenging year, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has compiled a directory of Government resources that support Australian businesses.
Main Sequence announces $250 million deep tech fund to make the world a better place
Australian deep tech venture firm Main Sequence has announced a $250 million fund to increase its focus on solving some of the world’s biggest issues in areas such as climate and food.
How to budget for and deliver a functioning hybrid workplace
Spending and investment patterns in place prior to the pandemic now need to be revised. Here are key steps to take for a hybrid workplace…