5:50PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | By Michelle Hammond Wollongong is set to receive its first co-working space with the launch of Corner Table, which will aim to boost the town’s fledgling start-up scene and counter its blue-collar image.
5:50PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | By Patrick Stafford The Gold Coast and Adelaide have topped a list of the fastest-growing regions for online retailers, according to research released by online payments giant PayPal.
5:50PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | By Cara Waters Just under half of all credit applications made by small and medium businesses in the past year were not granted, according to the latest research from East & Partners.
5:50PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | By Oliver Milman The 2013 federal budget, set to be unveiled tonight, will most likely be Treasurer Wayne Swan’s last. With the government in a tight predicament, here are five potential nasty surprises entrepreneurs could face.
5:50PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | By Andrew Sadauskas Treasurer Wayne Swan has hinted at new infrastructure spending in tonight’s budget, while challenging Tony Abbott to reveal where he would cut spending.
5:50PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | By Michelle Hammond Sydney-based co-working space Fishburners is launching a fast-track program for members looking to accelerate their growth, but won’t be offering any cash as part of the program.
5:50PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | By Michelle Hammond Start-ups are the least likely to know about the federal government’s $6500 instant asset write-off, according to a new MYOB report, which shows almost 40% aren’t aware of the tax perk.
5:50PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | By Michelle Hammond The National Computer Science School has encouraged entrepreneurs and “technology creators” to sign a petition supporting the introduction of computer-programming in Australian schools.
5:50PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | By Michelle Hammond Men’s lifestyle website The Versatile Gent promotes a bespoke view on current trends in men’s style. For co-founders Tom Hosking and James Want, a strong readership of young gentlemen is the key to success.
5:50PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | By Cara Waters Small business is not expecting much assistance out of tomorrow’s budget, as business groups raise concern about a lack of planning in the budget.