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Innovation

R&D tax review made public, but the government won’t make a final call on the policy until March 2017

Members of the business community are invited to give their thoughts on the state of tax offsets for research and development as the federal...
Masters – A failure of corporate governance?

Finance

Masters takes products offline: The complexities of liquidating stock

Masters Home Improvement customers have been contacting stores in confusion this week after the online product portal of the closing hardware chain ceased operation. Shoppers took...
Uber

Economy

The ‘Uberisation’ of work is driving people to co-operatives

By Sarah Kaine, University of Technology Sydney; Danielle Logue, University of Technology Sydney, and Emmanuel Josserand, University of Technology Sydney Street protests against popular “sharing” economy...

Cashflow

Electrical company Russell-Smith collapses into voluntary administration two years after being rescued from receivership

Tasmanian electrical and communications company Russell-Smith has ceased trading, after being placed in the hands of external managers at the end of last year. Stewart...
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Finance

Illegal phoenix activity is costing us billions: Here’s one way it could be stemmed

By Helen Anderson, University of Melbourne A proposal designed to stop illegal phoenix activity being actively considered in New Zealand could be similarly adopted in Australia,...
family business

Cashflow

Six steps to managing your cashflow – in good times and bad

Monitoring cashflow should be your number one priority if you are a business owner; after all, cash is king. Part of this process is...

Funding

Access to funding holding back female entrepreneurs in the UK

By Robert M. Sauer, Royal Holloway A great deal of attention is paid to the glass ceiling that prevents women from climbing the corporate ladder. The...
Virgin “put a target on its back” with AFL stunt: What SMEs can learn from the social media backlash

Economy

AFL Grand Final eve holiday bites some businesses, while others set up DJ events

Next week’s AFL Grand Final eve public holiday in Victoria is a worry for many small businesses, but there are some operators capitalising on...
Megastar Millionaire

Funding

Meet Megastar Millionaire, the Sydney-based online talent competition that has raised $5 million to expand into Asia

Sydney-based tech company MSM Corporation International has raised nearly $5 million to expand its Megastar Millionaire platform into Asia. The ASX-listed startup is set to...

Economy

Why it takes a community to raise a startup

By Jana Matthews, University of South Australia There’s an old saying that it takes a whole community to raise a child. Likewise, it takes a whole...
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10 ways to grow your business and make more money in 2008

Economy

SMEs have been dealt an uncertain hand – by the economy, a new government, and by the business outlook – but winning growth and...

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Webinar: Spotlighting Workplace Regulation

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As part of The Great Australian Workplace series, tune into this month’s webinar, spotlighting workplace regulation. In association with Biz Better Together, an Australian Chamber...
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