Finance

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Powering your business with digital automation

Digital automation technology allows you to not only automate time-wasting, repetitive tasks but also provides a better customer and employee experien…

Innovative start-ups share “future makers” grant

The Optus future makers grant supports purpose-driven social entrepreneurs to help them make a positive social impact with the use of technology.

Spending at CBD small businesses recovery underway: CommBank

“Small businesses in CBD areas have had it really tough over the past year but we’re seeing encouraging signs of recovery.”

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Subway franchisees in court over alleged underpayments

Two Subway franchisees in Adelaide are alleged to have underpaid three former employees and allegedly failed to comply with the backpay orders.

How do you pick the right laptop?

What small-business owners should be looking for in a laptop to meet their needs ranging from portability and battery life to performance.

Declutter your books before EOFY rush

As part of the “getting organised” process and before the EOFY comes around again, now is the time to declutter your books.

Ten unspoken truths about starting a business – Part 2

When you’re starting a business customers and B2B referrers will form their opinion of the way you operate, and this forms your reputation.

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New accelerator program to boost Vic start-ups

The Victorian government will invest $1.8 million in start-up accelerator program Startmate to help improve capability of Victorian start-ups.

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Stimulus measures keep more SMEs than expected afloat

Stimulus measures have kept business insolvencies to a record low but as they are wound back SME’s are at greater risk of failing.

Why Australian manufacturing is key to our food industry’s success

If Australians don’t support Australian owned and made, there is a domino effect – the manufacturing industry, its suppliers and the economy is at…

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The tax opportunities and implications of running a small business

What do you need to know about the tax opportunities and pitfalls that starting a new business brings and ensure you remain compliant with the ATO.

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Hobart workers get back over $550,000 in underpayments

The FWO has taken action against 35 of 45 businesses Hobart’s “cheap eats” food precincts audited as part of a national campaign to combat underpaym…

New program to help UK start-ups boost Australian tech sector

“Australia is an extremely important partner for the UK tech sector and a country that shares our success in this field.”

Q&A: Never never giving up the recipe for success for gin-producing trio

A love for the complex flavour and the science behind outstanding gin led to three mates founding a successful distilling business.

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Leveraging technologies for the new world

The key to success for SMEs in the new world is to challenge the relevance of existing processes and encourage new ways of working.

ATO protecting honest businesses, unfair contract terms

Unpaid wages recovered for disability service workers

An FWO investigation into disability service providers in NSW and Victoria has uncovered widespread non-compliance with workplace laws.

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