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Tampon tax throws GST into the spotlight again for small business

Tampon tax throws GST into the spotlight again for small business

A university student with a petition calling for a GST exemption on tampons and sanitary products has put GST back on the table for the government. By Cara Waters
Former Aussie Home Loans rep pleads guilty to $7 million fraud

Former Aussie Home Loans rep pleads guilty to $7 million fraud

A former credit representative of Aussie Home Loans has pleaded guilty to three charges in relation to a $7 million home loan fraud. By Eloise Keating
Pet food and accessories wholesaler collapses after 110 years in business

Pet food and accessories wholesaler collapses after 110 years in business

A Victorian-based wholesaler of pet food and accessories that has been operating since 1904 has collapsed into liquidation. By Eloise Keating
Hills chief Ted Pretty in sudden exit; Shorten tells ACTU Congress he believes in the “fair distribution of national income”: Midday Roundup

Hills chief Ted Pretty in sudden exit; Shorten tells ACTU Congress he believes in the “fair distribution of national income”: Midday Roundup

Ted Pretty has made a shock exit as chief executive from Hills, the former clothesline maker he has been transforming into a technology company. By Andrew Sadauskas and Eloise Keating
Rosie Batty backs union push for paid domestic violence leave

Rosie Batty backs union push for paid domestic violence leave

Domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty has backed calls by the Australian Council of Trade Unions for compulsory domestic violence leave. By Andrew Sadauskas
Forbes reveals the world’s 18 most powerful female entrepreneurs

Forbes reveals the world’s 18 most powerful female entrepreneurs

From philanthropy to entertainment and e-commerce, the entrepreneurs on this year’s Forbes list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women come from varied backgrounds. By Eloise Keating
The founders rejected a US SharkTank offer of $30 million now dating app Coffee meets Bagel is launching in Oz

The founders rejected a US SharkTank offer of $30 million now dating app Coffee meets Bagel is launching in Oz

Coffee Meets Bagel, the startup which entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban offered to buy for $US30 million on the US version of Shark Tank earlier this year, has launched in Australia. By Kye White
One in four Aussies would implant a payment chip under their skin

One in four Aussies would implant a payment chip under their skin

With the rise in popularly of wearable tech, you may have just become used to the idea of your customers paying with the tap of their wrist – but what if they weren’t even wearing a watch? By Kirsten Robb
How to use the Google Analytics URL Builder to measure the success of your online marketing campaigns

How to use the Google Analytics URL Builder to measure the success of your online marketing campaigns

Google Analytics has a free tool that lets you track all your online campaigns effectively, and while it's not exactly new, it is often overlooked by users. By Michelle Gamble
Court finds against job applicant who sued security firm after failing fitness test

Court finds against job applicant who sued security firm after failing fitness test

Companies that impose fitness requirements on prospective employees need to think carefully about the criteria applied. By Cara Waters
How I became chief executive of an island: Meet former Olympian Glenn Bourke who heads up the $250 million business Hamilton Island

How I became chief executive of an island: Meet former Olympian Glenn Bourke who heads up the $250 million business Hamilton Island

Glenn Bourke is one of only a handful of people whose job title is chief executive of an island. By Eloise Keating
Property investor lending running at 12.4% annual growth: APRA

Property investor lending running at 12.4% annual growth: APRA

As at 31 March 2015, the total of residential term loans to households held by all authorised lenders was $1.30 trillion, according to the latex March quarter 2015 APRA figures. By Jonathan Chancellor
Facebook adds critic reviews to US restaurant pages

Facebook adds critic reviews to US restaurant pages

Just a week after announcing it will publish news articles into newsfeeds, Facebook has revealed plans to add the next level of editorial content to the platform: critics' restaurant reviews. By Kirsten Robb
Businessman faces court after being accused of underpaying hairdressers nearly $40,000

Businessman faces court after being accused of underpaying hairdressers nearly $40,000

A Perth-based businessman will front the Federal Circuit Court in Adelaide on June 3 after being accused by the Fair Work Ombudsman of underpaying two Taiwanese backpackers working as hairdressers nearly $40,000. By Andrew Sadauskas
Why the regional banks are beating the big four in the fight for the SME dollar

Why the regional banks are beating the big four in the fight for the SME dollar

Satisfaction rates for SME customers with the regional banks are double that for the big four banks. What are the regional banks doing that the big four are not? By Neil Slonim
Are we really qualified to social network?

Are we really qualified to social network?

We're being told to embrace social media, but are we qualified or are we all just monkeys with guns? By Craig Reardon
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