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Let’s Talk: The Federal Budget

In this article, we look at the key take-aways from this year’s Federal Budget for Australia’s small businesses and startups. In addition, readers will...

Qld company fined $4.25m for encouraging clients to exploit the R&D tax offset scheme

A Queensland company that secured millions in tax refunds for clients by exploiting the R&D tax incentive program has been ordered by the Federal...

NSW Government commits $2m to cyber security

The NSW Government is investing $2 million in a university-led cyber security network, with the aim being to protect the public sector and industry...

Innovation grants of up to $250k available to NSW tech businesses under Israel partnership

NSW businesses can apply for matched grants of up to $250,000 to support joint R&D projects between NSW and Israel, under an innovation program...

R&D Tax Incentive registration deadline looms

The deadline for registering for the Research and Development Tax Incentive, which offsets some of the costs of eligible R&D activities, is Monday, 1...

Nine Steps to Build an Agile Business in 2017

Being agile in business today means you’re flexible, fast and adaptable. While agility has been a necessity in the fast-moving world of software development for some...

R&D Tax Review report recommends capping refund available to start-ups at $2 millon  

The Federal Government has encouraged businesses to submit feedback on findings from Research and development (R&D) Tax Incentive Review report, released this week Undertaken by...

Get innovative to grow and allow for failure

I don’t like to fail, but I know it’s all part of the process. In order to succeed, you must first learn to fail. This...

Tax incentives for research and development – another reason to innovate

Recently, the Australian government acknowledged the importance of innovation by offering a new research and development tax incentive for innovative businesses, which allows business owners to claim up to 150% of their research and development expenses on their 2012 tax returns.

Learning from others to break the ‘rules’

Neil Tilley blogs about finding the inspiration to do things differently in your business. "One area SMBs can look for inspiration is businesses outside their own industry. Looking at the market leader within another industry is a great habit to get into."

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Can the battle over the US Supreme Court influence businesses beyond US borders?

The world has watched US politics this year with a mixture of dismay, amusement and confusion. One of the most controversial political...

PM unveils blueprint for Australia’s economic recovery in pre-budget speech

Today the Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered his pre-budget speech on “arguably one of the most important” budgets since the end of...

Will we see more Australian businesses transact with cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrencies have had a rocky road towards mainstream acceptance. In 2017, the CEO of JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon,...

Let’s Talk: Workplace bullying

Conflict management is an often overlooked but crucial skill to business and entrepreneurship. The ability to cultivate and maintain good relations is...

How DebtForce is helping businesses get paid on time, every time

Having customers adhere to your trading terms is a perennial challenge for business owners, and being paid on time can be the...

Emesent’s autonomous drones disrupt the mining space

Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing miners to access unchartered spaces, and defence forces...

Responsible lending law reforms to boost credit

The Federal Government has announced changes to responsible lending laws in the hopes of boosting Australia's flow of credit. Under the changes,...

Aussie Broadband prepares to list despite pandemic disruptions

Aussie Broadband, Australia’s fifth largest provider of NBN services, is set to list on the ASX this October. The ISP will list...