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Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

How has the Eurozone debt crisis affected the US?

The Eurozone debt crisis seems as though it is a small financial and economic implosion on the European continent. However, a ripple experienced in Europe...

Why you need a reverse roadmap

The short answer: Because otherwise, when it comes time to negotiate, you'll end up with a bunch of nothing.

GST crackdown “most significant change since introduction”

Amongst the Budget announcements last night was the unveiling of the most significant changes to GST since its introduction by former PM John Howard in 2000.

Booming resource states leave NSW in their dust

Australia is set to continue its strong resources lead economic recovery, returning to levels of prosperity not seen since the beginning of 2008. At least for resource rich states like Queensland and Western Australia concludes the latest Business Outlook report from Access Economics.

GST increase predicted to fund Rudd’s hospital spending spree

Australia's Goods & Services Tax (GST) is predicted to increase as pressure mounts on the Federal Government to fund its recent spending, including the recently minted COAG hospitals agreement.

Free: not the only future for the Internet

“Free” is being hailed as the Internet's natural and ultimate future – as evidenced by a growing cohort of bloggers who insist “free” is the only solution to content providers’ Internet woes. However, Ovum believes their economic logic is flawed, and that financing “free” through advertising alone requires a scale which is unlikely to be achieved in online entertainment unless the sector undergoes a radical revolution.

MYOB enters agreement to get your banking data

MYOB has entered into an agreement with BankLink for the supply of bank transaction data to be used in a range of new MYOB products.

Are Aussie accountants economic superheroes?

For many, if not most Aussie businesses, the global financial crisis followed by a broad and deep international recession plunged owners and managers into uncharted territory. Existing on a steady diet of growth and demand for years, and with few true tests of management and financial acumen, my view is that a fair few businesses were unprepared for the impacts of a new economic reality

Businesses urged not to spend in 2010 recovery

Following positive signs of an economic recovery, business owners may be tempted to reclaim the sacrifices they made during the downturn. Former CEO of retail...

‘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...