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Positivity boost for business post-election

After a year of uncertainty waiting for the federal political situation to stabilise, Australian businesses are feeling positive about the future.

New Small Business MP announced

The man tipped to become the new small business minister has officially been handed the portfolio – Bruce Billson, member for Dunkley will take the reigns all the way to cabinet.

New government – what now for small business?

As Tony Abbott and the coalition took a convincing election victory at the weekend, business now looks to the weeks ahead and what changes are likely to be made.

What small business wants come election time

Regardless of which party wins at the next federal election, there’s a few priorities front and centre for small business owners.

Election fever kicking into overdrive

Yesterday the Coalition announced its policy to cut the company tax rate by 1.5 per cent – but that was just the tip of the iceberg.

Coalition announces policy to cut company tax rate by 1.5%

On day three of the official federal election campaign, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott will today announce a plan to cut the company tax rate by 1.5 per cent.

Nothing to excite SMEs in latest economic statement

The latest economic statement released by the Treasury details the short and medium-term economic outlook for Australia, the challenges ahead, and the path back to surplus – which is now forecast for 2016-17.

Business stuck in the slow lane?

Is business really stuck in the slow lane? Well, that all depends on who you talk to.

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Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

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