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Your one-stop shop to grow your business

Australian Government incentives to grow your business with job-ready candidates: support and finance (up to $10,000) available and conditions apply.


Fintech small-business lenders support research survey

Fintech small-business lenders are an emerging alternative to banks for SME loans.

Melissa Browne

Top business tax hacks – Part 1

Here are 15 tax hacks that will ensure you don’t pay a cent more than you need to this eofy.


Sour deal for a dozen workers at chocolate café

FWO alleges workers were underpaid a total of $24,575 when they were employed at the chocolate café on a casual basis.


Taking care of business

Five tips for small businesses to help them get a head start on taking care of business in the new financial year.


Three mistakes to avoid this end of financial year – Part 1

Don’t panic and write debts off too early just because it’s end of financial year.

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FWO and ASIC target businesses in joint campaign

ASIC want to raise awareness of the tools and resources that are available to assist small businesses with their compliance obligations.

Sapphire One POS

Is your shop in order?

“I recommend small business owners look for point of sale software that offers an all-in-one solution.”

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How to make the most of the run-up to end of financial year

Make maximising deductions and shifting old stock priorities as the end of financial year deadline draws near.


NPP to help make tax time less frantic for SMEs

The New Payments Platform promises to enable SMEs to make faster payments, with real-time funds availability to the recipient.


How blockchain will change business as we know it

Blockchain is hugely disruptive technology that will fundamentally alter the way transactions are processed.

Taxable assets

The game is up: no more hide’n’seek with taxable assets

Increased international cooperation means hiding or relocating taxable assets is a dangerous game.

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Fruit and vegetable supplier to celebrity chefs underpaid worker $23,000

The vegetable supplier regularly paid their worker a flat rate of only $20 p/h for all hours worked.

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Small businesses encouraged to claim instant asset write off

Anecdotal evidence suggests only a small proportion of eligible businesses are taking advantage of the instant asset write off.

End of Financial Year Savings Concept with piggy bank EOFY building blocks and wood calendar on white wood table.

Two common traps for small businesses ahead of EOFY

Use multiple approaches – email, SMS and phone – to clear as many of the debts on your ledger before EOFY.

cash-back payment

Former Coffee Club franchisee penalised over unlawful cash-back payment

The unlawful cash-back payment involved the worker being forced to return $18k of their wages.


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