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NSW Government launches R&D action plan

This week Premier Gladys Berejiklian launched the Turning Ideas into Jobs – Accelerating Research & Development in NSW Action Plan.

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.

Australian media code becomes law as Facebook and Google make deals

The News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code has officially been cleared by the federal government...

The changes in insolvency & restructuring rules that could catch out Australian businesses

“COVID Safe Harbour” insolvency rules have been replaced by legislation that includes a new, streamlined SME restructuring process...

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...