Ann Wen

Ann Wen
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Ann is a journalist at Dynamic Business with a background in commercial law and research. She is interested in SME tax law, public policy and Australian innovation.

From studying history at Cambridge to studying the future at Airtree Ventures: Interview with Jackie Vullinghs

Jackie Vullinghs is a Principal at Airtree Ventures who invests in areas such as health, fintech, cybersecurity and AI. She studied history at Cambridge...

Growing demand for digital wallets may signal demise of cash

The increasing preference for contactless payments during the COVID-19 pandemic might be here to stay. What payment trends are emerging? Mark Hodgson, Head of Product...

Regional, small and medium-sized businesses prioritised in procurement

The NSW government announced today that regional, small and medium-sized businesses will be prioritised for all direct procurements up to $250,000. Deputy Premier and...

Afterpay doubles revenue and partners with Worldpay to go global

Despite the global economic slow-down, the shift to online spending and move from traditional forms of credit have boosted Afterpay’s position domestically and internationally. Afterpay...

Energy consumers in Victoria to receive support until March 2021

The Victorian Essential Services Commission announced this week that it will introduce new mandatory requirements for energy retailers to provide "reasonable" assistance to small...

R&D tax incentive inquiry delayed a third time

Businesses have been plunged into further uncertainty as the Senate inquiry into R&D tax incentive ('RDTI') reforms is delayed a third time this year. What...

$45 million available for businesses impacted by NSW-Victoria border closure

The NSW government has unveiled a $45 million grant program for small businesses and not-for-profits affected by the NSW and Victorian border closure. Eligible businesses...

Cybersecurity threats increasing during pandemic

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) have warned that a surge of scams and malicious cyber security threats have hit businesses since March 2020....

ACCC attacks Google over ‘misinformation’

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accused Google of releasing “misinformation” about the Federal Government’s plan to make them bargain with Australian...

Should I ask my employees to return to the workplace?

Many businesses are unsure about whether they should ask employees to return to the workplace. We’ve taken a look at the different approaches that...

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