News and interviews on Greg Hayes including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Wednesday, 03 March 2010
If it were easy to be rich everyone would be doing it, not just Warren Buffett.
Friday, 08 January 2010
Kraft has now been granted preliminary EU approval for a takeover bid for Cadbury, allowing the company to work on a plan attractive to shareholders.
Thursday, 03 December 2009
Time is running out for businesses with less than $2 million in turnover to take advantage of the Federal Government’s 50% investment allowance.
Monday, 05 October 2009
Taxpayers should be prepared to inform the ATO about any undisclosed offshore income before possible changes to the department’s voluntary disclosure program come into effect.
Tuesday, 29 September 2009
With the banks still in de-risking mode many SMEs are struggling to find funding. But will this cash drought continue?
Monday, 28 September 2009
Much like the drastic cut of the Commercial Ready program in 2008, slashing funds to current SME programs would hinder innovation.
Wednesday, 23 September 2009
Amendments to the ATO’s recoupment laws will make it easier for SMEs to obtain a refund if they have incurred tax losses.
Friday, 04 September 2009
SME sector experts reveal that companies that let their inventories run low are now importing stock and getting ready for a much better Christmas.
Thursday, 27 August 2009
There is a fine line between tax minimisation and tax avoidance.
Friday, 12 June 2009
Wednesday, 13 May 2009
Businesses with annual revenue of less than $2 million are being urged to take advantage of the increased investment allowance.
Tuesday, 12 May 2009
Kevin Rudd claims this is the toughest budget to frame in a lifetime. Here are the 10 big issues entrepreneurs need to watch.
Wednesday, 06 May 2009
High and middle income earners have plenty of good reason to be anxious about next week's budget.
Monday, 06 April 2009
Insolvency firms are bracing for a surge in the number of companies entering voluntary administrations and liquidations.
Monday, 30 March 2009
Troubled companies will not benefit from the cashflow relief announced by the Federal Government on the weekend.
Thursday, 12 February 2009
There have been some high-profile corporate failures over the past year, and the evidence suggests that the bloodbath isn’t over. We take a look at 25 more prominent cases to draw salient lessons for every business
Wednesday, 04 February 2009
Right across Australia, entrepreneurs are asking themselves the same question – what’s in Kevin Rudd’s $42 billion stimulus package for me? Unfortunately, the answer for most SMEs is; not much.
Tuesday, 03 February 2009
More than a third of small and medium businesses are planning to cut jobs in 2009, according to a SmartCompany poll.
Thursday, 27 November 2008
Risk margins are being ratcheted up, and at some banks, policies stringently applied despite long term customer relationships. Is it a new era of banking? By PATRICK STAFFORD