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Morrison government funds $800m digital business push

The Australian government has announced an $800 million Digital Business Package to update Australia's digital infrastructure. The bulk of the funding will...

$30k Asset Write-Off up for grabs for next month: is your business eligible?

With the end of financial year fast approaching, small and medium-sized businesses are being reminded they could be eligible for an instant asset write-off...

A comparison of Coalition & ALP small business policies

Today the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA) has released comparison findings on the policies proposed by the Coalition and the Australian Labor...

Pre-budget commentary from Sam Allert, Reckon Group CEO

Sam Allert, Reckon Group CEO, shares his thoughts on the impacts of the expected federal budget announcement this evening.  General Outlook "Our survey uncovered that 65 per cent of...

Budget 2016: Employment a key battleground for small business

It’s hard to disagree that the 2015 budget wasn’t a cash cow for small business. Across Australia some two million businesses cashed in on $5.5...

Why sharing is good for business

It might go against everything you have ever heard, but sharing is one of the best ways to get ahead in the business world. It’s also a great way to create social change.

Government bonus for hiring mature-age workers

The Australian Government has announced that it will provide a $1,000 bonus to businesses that hire mature-age workers.

‘We’re not happy’, SMBs tell government

Small to medium business confidence in the Government and Opposition has fallen over the past year, as many SMBs report dissatisfaction with the performance of politicians in general.

Help given to businesses registering names

Business owners concerned about registering an already trademarked business name are being given Government assistance, with the launch of TM Check.

Calls for carbon tax to top agenda at Government Tax Forum

The Tax Institute is calling for the Federal Government to double the duration of its planned two-day Tax Forum in October, and place the carbon tax at the top of the agenda.

‘Young people have been disproportionately affected’: Taj Pabari

Taj Pabari is the CEO of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship (ASE), was named the Australian Young Innovator of the Year in...

Let’s Talk: Success Secrets

Success looks different for each business. There is a huge variety in the business models that we hold up as success stories....

Unfair dismissal claim against Deliveroo may have widespread consequences for the gig economy

A former rider for Deliveroo has taken the food-delivery service to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) in an unfair dismissal case.

Buy now, pay later made easy for SMEs as Zip partners with Visa, Apple, Google

Zip has announced its partnership with Visa, Apple and Google to allow many more small businesses to accept buy now, pay later...

Meet the woman behind the digital support network for regional businesses

Jordana Edwards has lived in Pottsville in regional New South Wales for the last 15 years. The town of just 6000 people...

Helping Australian businesses through COVID-19

As we continue to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic, Export Finance Australia is supporting Australian businesses with access to finance.  Without a doubt, new...

‘Innovate or perish’: Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma is a Partner at Main Sequence Ventures. Prior to Main Sequence Ventures, Martin co-founded Datapac Australasia and then went on...

‘We have to be bold and visionary’: Sally-Ann Williams

Sally-Ann Williams is the CEO of Cicada Innovations, one of Australia's leading deep tech incubators. Before joining Cicada, Sally-Ann was an Executive...