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Show me the money: Sensis survey reveals the most popular finance sources for business

More than one in five (22 per cent) of Australians businesses would use their credit card if they needed additional finance. A...

Snowflake announces $250,000 Global Startup Challenge

Snowflake, the Data Cloud platform based in the US, announced its first-ever Global Startup Challenge, with the winner receiving up to $250,000.

Can you use the JobMaker Hiring Credit? Program Checklist and Detailed Explanations

As part of the 2020-21 Federal Budget announced in October, the government unveiled the JobMaker Hiring Credit to incentivise businesses to hire...

Want to do business with the Federal Government? Start E-invoicing

As part of its recently announced Digital Business Plan, the Federal Government has committed AUD3.6 million towards mandating the adoption of electronic invoicing...

One in two Australians intend to travel in the coming holiday period

More than 50 per cent of Australians intend to travel in the next six months, says Tourism Australia. Australia's...

At least two decades needed to grow in the Asian market: RBA

Australia businesses should prepare to take at least two decades to build new opportunities in the Asian market, says RBA governor Dr...

‘Out & About’ vouchers: How businesses can be involved in the NSW initiative

The NSW Government is giving every adult $100 in vouchers to spend on dining and entertainment in a bid to resuscitate small...

Five megatrends transforming global trade and investment

On Monday, the CSIRO’s Data61 and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) released a report Global trade and investment megatrends detailing...

36,000 businesses to benefit from NSW reduced payroll tax expenses

The NSW government 2020-21 budget has revealed the state's payroll tax threshold will increase from $1 million to $1.2 million benefiting 36,000...

More SMEs predicted to close over the next 6 months, poll shows

A national business poll has been released showing one in three SMEs are considering closing or selling their business within the next...

‘Tsunami’ of job losses to hit male-dominated industries: Clare O’Neil

In a digital address to the McKell Institute today, Shadow Minister for Innovation, Technology and the Future of Work Clare O’Neil warned...

What Biden’s and Trump’s tax policies mean for Australian businesses

Tax policy under a Biden presidency may facilitate more US investment into Australia than a Trump presidency, according to the United States...

Australia’s recession may be over but things are certainly not back to normal

Australia is technically out of a recession however this does not mean Australia’s recovery will be smooth-sailing. At a...

What the US election could mean for Australian businesses

With under a week until the 2020 US Presidential elections on Tuesday, 3 November, economists and investors are looking to predict the...

Debunking Open Banking to democratise financial services

Open Banking is here. It’s not scary, and it could save you money. I asked my 72-year-old Dad what...

Chinese economy first to grow after COVID-19, exports increase for first time

China is the world’s first major economy to grow after COVID-19, after reporting a positive GDP for Quarter 3. The latest economic...

Payroll platforms work to implement new tax tables for SME customers

With the news of the 2020 Federal Budget bringing forward the Coalition's three-stage tax cut package, Payroll SaaS platforms are working to...

$540 million in equity capital available to Australian SMEs

The Australian Business Growth Fund (BGF) has been formally established, providing eligible Australian SMEs between $5 mn to $15 mn in long-term...

‘Print money like it’s going out of style’: Mark Pesce

Mark Pesce is a leading futurist, author, entrepreneur, speaker, podcaster and innovator. He has been at the forefront of the digital revolution for...

How SMEs can avoid the cash-flow crunch

Finance leaders from mid-sized businesses (100 to 999 employees) are known for keeping a watchful eye on nuanced signals and indicators of...