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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.

Facebook Australia bans users and publishers from posting and sharing news

Facebook has made a major move in the back and forth with the Australian Government on the proposed Media Bargaining Law. It’s also a potentially dire step by the social media giant for the many Australian publishers that use the platform.

Let’s Talk: The office vs. working from home?

Working from home is now a viable option for many businesses. So, this far into the pandemic, what do we think? Work office vs. Home? Let's talk...

Seven signs big Google news deal; ABC, Nine, Guardian reportedly circling

Seven West Media is Australia’s first large news outlet to sign a deal with Google in order to have the tech giant pay for its news content.

Donald Trump, acquitted of inciting Capitol attack, says movement has ‘only just begun’

A win for Trump. Although, the result came with the highest number of Senators to ever vote against a president from their own party.

How business crisis pressures can produce disruptive diamonds

Disruption waits for no one, especially not a pandemic. Innovative thinking should be top priority during a crisis. Read on...

Let’s Talk: What is the best social media platform for your business?

What social media platform is best for your business? Go all-out on all of them? Focus on one or two? Paid or organic approach? Let's talk...

The fitness franchise that’s punched up during the pandemic

Boxing and strength-focused fitness franchise 12RND Fitness has 18 more locations set to launch in 2021. We chat to Co-Founder Tim West...

How to keep business costs down, while still achieving your strategic goals

Making cuts to costs that are too deep can impact employee and customer satisfaction. Don’t cut costs enough, it can embed inefficiencies into the business or threaten viability. So...