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How women can build the future of business in Australia

Providing women entrepreneurs access to funding, technology and skills they need to succeed enables them to share knowledge and build a better future.

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R&D tax incentive deadline looms

Businesses should reassess their R&D tax incentive position and talk to their advisers following some recent high profile court cases.

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Three inventory costs SMEs need to know and manage

Well-executed inventory management practices lead to accurate stock levels, a healthier balance sheet, a productive team, and most importantly, happy …

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Election showdown over workplace relations explained

All Australian employers should prepare for the most significant wave of reforms in workplace relations since the introduction of the Fair Work Act in…

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ASBFEO concerned with rise in ATO garnishees

When a garnishee issued on a small business funds are removed from its bank account meaning it can no longer pay staff and suppliers.

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Indian restaurant back-pays 22 workers

A gold Coast Indian restaurant has started rectifying its underpayments and will also make a $25,000 donation to a community legal centre.

Find your true purpose

Building passionate businesses with purpose

How a fork in the road can ignite a new passion that becomes that becomes your purpose in work and life.


The real reason STP is being introduced

STP has been introduced by the ATO to help weed out small businesses that don’t pay superannuation or Pay-As-You-Go instalments to employees.

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Accountants’ digital content platform takes on new dimension

The IPA is set to introduce new communication mediums to engage with its members and prospective members through its new digital content platform.

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Small businesses call for more government support

A new study reveals that over two-thirds of SME owners say the federal government is not doing enough to support them.

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What can SMEs learn from the Royal Commission?

What small businesses can learn from the Royal Commission into the financial services sector, regardless of what industry they operate within.

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Why Labor should match LNP’s $2 billion SME intervention

The founder of an SME lending platforms argues Labor needs to recognise the problems facing our small businesses and commit to match the funding inter…

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Support for fairer online booking rules for Aussie small businesses

There are calls to ban “price parity clauses” from online booking contracts that restrict accommodation outlets offering deals on their own websites.

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Q&A: Non-toxic varnishes hit the nail on the head

A self-funded small business is revolutionising the products available in nail salons and through a toxin-free, eco-friendly approach to production an…

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Large corporations urged to sign up to small business payment code

Victoria’s Small Business Commissioner has urged Australia’s largest corporations to help small-business suppliers through the payment code.

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Late client payments set to wreak insolvency havoc for SMEs in 2019

A recent report revealed almost one in two Australian businesses have more than $20,000 owing to them due to late client payments.


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