Thursday, August 22, 2019

Big Business to pay SMEs within 20 days in new policy

Australia's largest businesses will be made to pay invoices to small and medium-sized businesses within 20 days as a condition of future government contracts...

Free Tax Clinics for Businesses in Labor Election Sweetener

Small business owners would be able to get advice on their tax at free expert clinics under a new policy announced by Labor, in...

Queensland’s unemployment rate now the highest in Australia

The jobless rate in Queensland is now the highest in the country, with today’s data release from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showing...

Queensland’s unemployment rate now the highest in Australia

The jobless rate in Queensland is now the highest in the country, with today’s data release from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showing...

Coalition injects $2 billion into SME loans

The Morrison government will create a $2 billion lending fund to make it easier, cheaper and simpler for small businesses to raise credit. In comments obtained...

Mining companies set to lose billions after Jackie Trad’s threat

Thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in potential investment could be at risk as Australia's ­biggest miners face the threat of a $20 billion...

Mining companies set to lose billions after Jackie Trad’s threat

Thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in potential investment could be at risk as Australia's ­biggest miners face the threat of a $20 billion...

Prime Minister announces $3 billion boost to Pacific relationship

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will announce today a major foreign policy shift towards the South-West Pacific region to shore up infrastructure projects and diplomatic...

When Does Changing the Rules Become Moving the Goalposts?

Last year, after hearing 6,000 submissions and analysing mountains of economic data, the Fair Work Commission decided to reduce some Sunday penalty rates -...

Coalition to chase small business votes with new measures

The Federal Government is developing a range of economic measures to bolster small business, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison prioritises smaller businesses ahead of the...