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Start-ups welcome federal government consultation on employee share schemes

1:01AM | Wednesday, 22 January 2014 |  The federal government has announced a new round of consultation on employee share schemes amid ongoing concerns the rules around the schemes are holding back the start-up sector.

Employee share schemes review leaves experts sceptical about reform

9:18PM | Thursday, 5 September 2013 |  While the start-up sector has welcomed the review of the employee share scheme options taxation regime, the discussion paper recently released by Treasury has some industry experts concerned for the review process.

2013 iAward winners to showcase in Hong Kong

1:13PM | Thursday, 17 January 2013 |  Winners of the 2013 iAwards, now open for entries, will have the opportunity to compete with businesses from across the Asia-Pacific at the 2013 Asia Pacific ICT Awards in Hong Kong.

From tech newbie to industry advocate

5:44PM | Friday, 18 May 2012 |  Growing a tech start-up into a market leader is challenging, especially if you have a non-technical background. But through faith in her product, Maree Adshead succeeded. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

99dresses and rome2rio among iAward winners

8:25PM | Monday, 8 August 2011 |  Online start-ups 99dresses and rome2rio have been honoured at the 2011 iAwards, while Sajari and Calibre Hosting were among the winners of this year’s MEGA NSW event.

Small firms to benefit from R&D changes

6:20PM | Thursday, 16 June 2011 |  Small businesses will be the main beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s $1.8 billion R&D Tax Credit, thanks to a request by the Greens that small firms receive quarterly cash incentives.

FBT overhaul targets company cars

5:12PM | Friday, 6 May 2011 |  Thousands of employers are set to overhaul their fringe benefits tax affairs after next week’s budget due to a Gillard Government reform that will result in a budget saving of $950 million over four years.

iiNet copyright battle set for High Court

3:47PM | Friday, 25 March 2011 |  The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft will continue its legal battle against ISP iiNet over copyright infringement, seeking leave to appeal its case to the High Court.

Labor says NBN will take nine years to construct

12:20PM | Monday, 20 December 2010 |  The NBN will take more than nine years to construct and will have $5.8 billion revenue by 2021, the long-awaited business plan into the network has revealed.

Firms granted delay to national consumer laws

11:18PM | Monday, 22 November 2010 |  Businesses in the retail and telecommunications sectors have been granted a 12-month transition period to adjust to the new Australian Consumer Law.