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Interest-free loans for bushfire businesses

Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud is developing an assistance package for businesses affected by the bushfires raging across Australia. The government is currently offering a...

Shark Tank contestant’s $200,000 deal with Janine Allis

Rural midwife scores major deal with Boost Juice Founder.

$15 a day & overcrowded accommodation: Company under FWO spotlight

The FWO has found a Taiwanese company has underpaid dozens of Chinese and Filipino workers it brought to regional NSW $873,000 and housed them in overcrowded accommodation.

Two in three Australians unaware NBN switch is compulsory

The first National Broadband Network (NBN) connections have now gone live in sections of rural Australia – yet some two thirds of the population have no idea the transition is compulsory.

NBN spending blowout and connections in the bush to triple

The demand for high-speed internet in rural and low-density areas is up to three-times higher than originally anticipated – adding an additional $1.4 billion to the bill.


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...