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Brace for a potential business downturn now because WHEN (not if) one hits, it’ll be too late

Would your business survive if a recession hit? While I don’t believe Australia is facing an impending recession in the immediate future, it’s not...

How SMEs can survive an economic downturn

Is Australia heading towards a recession? A combination of factors including rising Australian household debt, the state of the energy market and the fact...

Pressure to delay emissions trading scheme

The Australian Industry Group has called for the Federal Government to delay the commencement of the 2010 carbon emissions trading scheme (ETS) due to...

Dynamic Business Expert Panel: Business Advice

In times of economic uncertainty, businesses are looking for advice on how to survive the downturn. We asked our expert panel the best piece...

Small businesses unimpressed by Rudd

In his address at the NSW Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Sydney yesterday, Rudd spoke of the financial crisis and the need for all Australians to work together to get through the downturn. Small business owners were left unimpressed by his address, according to Sydney Morning Herald reports, with one business owner claiming the speech was “all spin and no substance.”

Helping Australian businesses through COVID-19

As we continue to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic, Export Finance Australia is supporting Australian businesses with access to finance.  Without a doubt, new...

“Innovate or perish”: Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma is a Partner at Main Sequence Ventures. Prior to Main Sequence Ventures, Martin co-founded Datapac Australasia and then went on...

“We have to be bold and visionary”: Sally-Ann Williams

Sally-Ann Williams is the CEO of Cicada Innovations, one of Australia's leading deep tech incubators. Before joining Cicada, Sally-Ann was an Executive...

Navigating the 2020-21 Budget: Top tips for businesses

Business investment is a key theme in the 2020-21 Budget. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced tax changes that are a “game changer” in...

Has the Budget delivered for small businesses?

Guest authored by Sam Allert, CEO of Reckon With 23 per cent of small businesses concerned they won't exist...

What the Budget means for startups

In what is being dubbed the "jobs budget" the 2020-21 Budget was the opportunity for the Morrison Government to lay out the...

Government backflips on RDTI cuts with a $2 billion boost

Last night, the Government announced a $2 billion investment into Research & Development Tax Incentives (RDTIs), scrapping a previously proposed $1.8 billion...

Female founders deem Budget ‘A step forward, but more to be done’

Whilst largely satisfied with the way the Budget has catered for women, female founders are saying there is room to create greater...