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Howard Govt veteran Helen Coonan will chair authority tackling SME financial complaints

The Federal Government will appoint former senator Helen Coonan as the inaugural chair of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), established to provide small...

Fed Govt introduces legislation to ensure multinationals pay the right amount of tax

The Federal Government is acting to improve the integrity and operation of the business tax system by introducing legislation to close loopholes in the...

Jail time for employers who deny staff super

Employers who deny their employees their superannuation entitlements face up to a year in jail under legislation drafted by the Federal Government. According to Minister...

New ATO power will wind up bad debtors but protect ‘good’ businesses, says credit bureau

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will be empowered to report a business’s overdue tax debts to credit reporting bureaus under draft legislation released by...

Government introduces legislation to overhaul superannuation

Financial Services Minister Kelly O’Dwyer has pushed through reforms to overhaul the governance of Australia’s $2.3 trillion superannuation system, sparking anger from Industry Super...

Turnbull Government cracks down on phoenix directors

Company directors will be issued with unique identification numbers as part of Federal Government reforms designed deter and penalise directors who engage in illegal...

PM addresses concerns about Govt’s small business agenda following cabinet reshuffle

Nationals MP Michael McCormack replaced Kelly O’Dwyer as Minister for Small Business in this week’s ministerial reshuffle, which saw the PM defending his decision to...

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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...