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Government fails to meet small business demands in budget

Local small businesses have rated greater opportunities for growth, additional tax incentives and a focus on delivering flexible employment as key areas they’d liked to have seen on the 2012 budget agenda.

Opinion: How businesses can level the playing field, post-budget

After the Wayne Swan's rhetoric about his Government being one for small and medium business, the Federal Budget delivered last week turned out to be remarkable in that if contains no new meaningful support to businesses that aren't loss making.

The Budget: What’s in it for small business

Treasurer Wayne Swan unveiled the 2012/13 budget in Canberra overnight, returning it to surplus and detailing a number of measures he said would benefit small business. But many SMBs have been left wanting by the budget, saying it doesn't deliver enough support to the sector.

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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,...

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...

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment offered to Victorian workers living in NSW or SA

People who live in New South Wales and South Australia but work in Victoria are now eligible for a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment...

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...