5:41PM | Thursday, 16 May 2013 | A small business group is confident the additional $7.8 million allocated to the National Business Names Register in the 2013 federal budget will fix the problems businesses face with the regime, after the opposition voiced its concern.
5:47PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | 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.
4:19PM | Monday, 29 April 2013 | Start-ups that operate in the area of disability are being urged to apply for a series of initiatives offered as part of the federal government’s Sustainable Social Enterprise Project, including business reviews and workshops.
4:58PM | Friday, 19 April 2013 | Student entrepreneurship is expected to be a key focus of Future Campus, a new high-tech student support centre launched today by the University of New England in Parramatta, NSW.
4:55PM | Thursday, 11 April 2013 | The federal government’s changes to medical research grants could have an adverse affect on start-ups, according to the president of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes.
3:23PM | Tuesday, 26 March 2013 | More than half of Australian businesses believe penalty interest charges on late tax payments should be waived for start-ups, according to a new study which also shows widespread entrepreneurial ire with the government.
3:17AM | Friday, 15 March 2013 | Key players in the Australian tech start-up scene have lashed out at Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s suggestion the 457 visa program is being abused by the IT industry.
2:07PM | Tuesday, 26 February 2013 | Hiring an apprentice can be very rewarding – both from a business and a personal perspective. Here is everything you need to be aware of before you start. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
2:06PM | Monday, 18 February 2013 | Start-ups look set to benefit from a new $350 million round of equity funding through the federal government’s Innovation Investment Fund, announced as part of the Venture Australia package.
2:00AM | Monday, 11 February 2013 | The National Franchisee Coalition has outlined its wish list for the federal government’s review of the Franchising Code of Conduct, including a specific definition of good faith and measures to combat the issue of “churning”.