4:04AM | Friday, 13 April 2012 | The mining industry has taken out a pre-budget advertising campaign against the Gillard Government to strike out against potential tax rises in the resources sector.
4:07AM | Tuesday, 3 April 2012 | The Federal Government has announced it will fast-track the assessment process for skilled US workers coming to Australia.
3:42PM | Tuesday, 13 March 2012 | Business confidence fell three points in February to one index point after strengthening gradually over recent months, NAB’s Monthly Business Survey reveals, while conditions improved marginally.
3:29AM | Friday, 2 March 2012 | Australian businesses cut their spending in the fourth quarter, with the economy still propped up by the mining industry, new figures have revealed.
1:02PM | Wednesday, 4 January 2012 | The idea of Australia having a “two speed” economy has become so entrenched that it’s easy to overlook the less visible, but yet significant, factors at play among the nation’s start-ups. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
9:23PM | Monday, 19 September 2011 | Greens leader Bob Brown has called for proceeds from the Government’s mining tax be used to deliver a 5% reduction in the company tax rate for SMEs to 25%.
7:06PM | Tuesday, 5 July 2011 | Interest rates remain the primary cause of concern among company executives according to the latest Dun & Bradstreet survey as businesses wait for the Reserve Bank to make its next move.
6:33PM | Friday, 17 June 2011 | Health and social assistance has overtaken retail as Australia’s biggest employment sector, according to new data, suggesting start-ups should investigate business opportunities within this industry.
5:14AM | Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | Australia is set for negative economic growth in the March quarter following a surprise fall in company profits.
5:00AM | Monday, 30 May 2011 | A new report reveals restaurants are the best performing small businesses in the country, while small businesses in regional areas are performing better than those in cities.