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Let’s Talk: The Federal Budget

In this article, we look at the key take-aways from this year’s Federal Budget for Australia’s small businesses and startups. In addition, readers will...

Qld company fined $4.25m for encouraging clients to exploit the R&D tax offset scheme

A Queensland company that secured millions in tax refunds for clients by exploiting the R&D tax incentive program has been ordered by the Federal...

NSW Government commits $2m to cyber security

The NSW Government is investing $2 million in a university-led cyber security network, with the aim being to protect the public sector and industry...

Innovation grants of up to $250k available to NSW tech businesses under Israel partnership

NSW businesses can apply for matched grants of up to $250,000 to support joint R&D projects between NSW and Israel, under an innovation program...

R&D Tax Incentive registration deadline looms

The deadline for registering for the Research and Development Tax Incentive, which offsets some of the costs of eligible R&D activities, is Monday, 1...

Nine Steps to Build an Agile Business in 2017

Being agile in business today means you’re flexible, fast and adaptable. While agility has been a necessity in the fast-moving world of software development for some...

R&D Tax Review report recommends capping refund available to start-ups at $2 millon  

The Federal Government has encouraged businesses to submit feedback on findings from Research and development (R&D) Tax Incentive Review report, released this week Undertaken by...

Get innovative to grow and allow for failure

I don’t like to fail, but I know it’s all part of the process. In order to succeed, you must first learn to fail. This...

Tax incentives for research and development – another reason to innovate

Recently, the Australian government acknowledged the importance of innovation by offering a new research and development tax incentive for innovative businesses, which allows business owners to claim up to 150% of their research and development expenses on their 2012 tax returns.

Learning from others to break the ‘rules’

Neil Tilley blogs about finding the inspiration to do things differently in your business. "One area SMBs can look for inspiration is businesses outside their own industry. Looking at the market leader within another industry is a great habit to get into."

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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...