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Accountants urge government to legislate against the late payment of small businesses

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has called for the Federal Government to improve the financial outlook of SMEs by introducing a loan guarantee...

Federal Budget: small business $20k instant asset write-off scheme extended by one year

Businesses with an annual turnover of up to $10 million will benefit from the $20,000 instant asset tax write-off scheme for a further 12 months,...

Tax agents still in demand despite tech advancements

Tax agents still in demand despite tech advancements

SME industry white paper on the way

A gathering of key figures engaged in the SME sector was held in Canberra last week to help thrash out the basics of a proposed industry led Small Business White Paper.

Employers hold back on recruitment due to hung parliament

Job vacancies remained unchanged in August following a 13.9 percent spike in July, with concerns raised over a hung parliament influencing recruitment intentions amongst employers.

Job vacancies rebound 13.9 percent in July

Job vacancies nationwide surged 13.9 percent in July, marking a turnaround in the new financial year after job vacancies fell for the three months previous.

Job vacancies plummet 17.7% as employer anxiety grows

Job vacancies have plummeted 17.7 percent since March, falling a 13.7 per cent in May, following a 4 percent drop in April, according to the latest monthly data from IPA.