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Senators urged to pass equity bill that could see SMEs flourish

Kate Carnell, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO), urged senators to pass the Australian Business Growth Fund Bill on Wednesday. Ms. Carnell...

Westpac loses $6.4 billion in value since scandal

Approximately $6.4 billion has been wiped from Westpac's value since it was ensnared in a money laundering and child exploitation scandal. Westpac says it will...

Several banks face action from ASIC over add-on insurances that have “failed customers”

The financial regulator is threatening action against lenders including the major banks over the sale of add-on loan and credit card insurance (CCI) that...

Westpac H1 profit falls 22% to $3.296b

Westpac chief executive Brian Hartzer says the bank's first-half results are disappointing. Westpac has held its interim dividend despite the cost of refunding customers helping...

SMEs delay hiring new staff until after the Federal Election

A recent study has revealed that 19 per cent of Australian small business will delay hiring staff until after the Federal Election as fear...

3 tips to help small businesses grow revenue in 2019

As the end of year draws closer, it brings a great opportunity for small business owners to take time to reflect and plan for...

How to be a more socially responsible small business

Small businesses may struggle to have a distinct cooperate social identity. But it doesn’t always have to be this way.

Labor calls for faster drought aid for farmers

The opposition calls for faster aid to help farmers.

“I’m confident we’ll get there”: Checkbox’s CEO on his regtech startup’s Atlassian-sized plans

Despite having only launched in January, last year, Checkbox has already amassed a small fortune of accolades. Notably, the Sydney-based regtech startup was named...

Dynamic Business: Have your say about what we write, and you read

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge for business owners. Almost overnight, businesses of all sizes were scrambling to find new customers...

Dealing with financial stress

It is common for people working in business to be concerned with or stressed about their business finances at some point.

How Australian retailers are reimagining customer experience

The customer is always right is an adage that has been driving the way we do business for years. While the concept of...

Regional company pivots to manufacture COVID-19 face masks

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc nationally and demand for safety equipment grew, Victoria’s regional medical device manufacturer Care Essentials pivoted its focus to...

Greater Sydney NYE restrictions tightened

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a further tightening of COVID-19 restrictions for NYE as 18 new community transmissions are detected overnight.

Leverage crypto traders lose over $US13 billion in 2020

Data from cryptocurrency trading simulator Crypto Parrot has found that cryptocurrency traders on Bitfinex and BitMEX lost $US13.47 billion in 2020.

US House approves $US2,000 checks in COVID-19 stimulus bill

The US House of Representatives has approved increasing COVID-19 stimulus checks from $US600 to $US2,000, however it is still uncertain whether these...

Fruitful business: how Ripe Robotics is transforming robotics and agriculture

Quitting your job and following your passion is more common on theatre screens than in real life, however it’s exactly what happened...