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NSW SME’s could be saving more than $2500 per year on electricity

Small businesses struggling with rising electricity prices can look forward to some relief following price cuts from some of Australia’s leading energy providers this...

SMEs investment and employment impeded due to electricity price hikes outpacing inflation

The price of electricity increased 8.9% last quarter, according to the latest ABS Consumer Price Index (CPI), prompting the nation’s peak employer body to...

Coalition says new deal will lower electricity bills for SMEs but union warns prices will rise

Energy retailers and generators will be handed “unprecedented power to… control prices and drive up bills” under a new deal announced by the Federal...

Soaring electricity costs putting SMEs under ‘unacceptable pressure’, ACCC inquiry finds

Rising electricity costs over the past decade are a “drain on business productivity,” according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s inquiry into the...

‘Owning the moral high ground’: Energy Bill Doctor’s plan to disrupt the energy sector

The brains behind Sydney-based startup Energy Bill Doctor are on a mission to provide consumers with a more complete picture of their energy costs...

Peer-to-peer trading: how it could address the rising cost of electricity for small businesses

The opportunity for small to medium sized businesses to make the switch to solar and batteries is stronger than it has ever been. Similar...

Energy startups have to be ‘very smart’ in how they challenge the big retailers: Evergen’s CEO

Evergen is taking advantage of a “once-in-a-hundred-years” opportunity for startups to gain ground against Australia’s legacy energy retailers, its CEO told Dynamic Business.  Launched in...

Businesses said to see cheaper electricity with Government reforms

Australian Government-led reforms to the energy sector are expected to provide businesses and households with cheaper electricity bills, with price determinations to provide a guide on charges.

AGL penalised $1 million for misleading discount claims

The South Australian arm of electricity retail giant AGL has been penalised over $1 million for misleading customers on the discounts they would receive under the company’s energy plans.

Myths and facts about using solar energy in your business

There are dozens of claims floating around about solar power – so how can you know which are myths and which are facts?

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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...

“The $1 trillion budget deficit”: Economists on the 2020-21 Budget

The 2020-21 Budget delivers the biggest Australian deficit since World War 2. The Government’s fiscal stimulus of $51 billion during the GFC...

Budget 2020-21: What’s in it for businesses?

This year, Australia will see a $213.7 billion deficit. “Our economic response has come at a significant cost,” said...

Josh Frydenberg’s full speech: Federal Budget 2020-21

This evening the Federal Budget will be announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in Parliament House in Canberra. Having...

Federal Budget: Treasurer brings forward tax cuts, braces for large deficit

As the Federal Government hands down the "most important budget since World War II" this evening, Australians can expect to see further...