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Budget: What’s in store for small business

The Abbott Government has unveiled the 2015-16 Budget, unveiling a $5.5 billion package driven by tax breaks aiming to support the nation’s 2 million-plus small businesses.

Budget: Small business said to benefit from tax cut

Australia’s small businesses are said to be receiving a tax cut in tonight’s budget, part of a portfolio that Small Business Minister Bruce Billson described as “delicious” and “delightful”.

Businesses downbeat after hard Christmas

Australia’s business confidence has suffered after a difficult Christmas period, according to the December quarter 2014 ACCI Survey of Investor Confidence.

Inaction on lowering GST threshold angers online retailers

Advocates for Australian-made products have slammed the nation’s treasurers for political cowardice after they deferred a decision on reducing the $1,000 GST low value exemption for overseas online purchases.

North Sydney named Australia’s savviest ‘eTown’

North Sydney was named the eTown for 2013 at an event this morning, with Federal Treasurer and member for North Sydney Joe Hockey present to congratulate the council and local businesses.

Australian banks cry “Don’t regulate us” despite massive profits

The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) has come out and labeled the current debate on banking regulation in Australia spearheaded by Labor's Wayne Swan and the Liberal's Joe Hockey as "long on rhetoric but short on facts".

Hockey blames AU$ collapse on Resource Super Profits Tax

Joe Hockey insists that Labor's Resource Super Profits Tax has caused the AU$ to collapse despite Kevin Rudd instead blaming the Liberal Party's negative talk for the fall.

Hockey – Parental leave tax a ‘Huge Windfall’

Shadow treasurer Joe Hockey has defended Tony Abbott's paid parental leave plan, arguing the 1.7 percent levy on businesses would be a "huge windfall...

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

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.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...