11:12AM | Monday, 5 November 2012 | The first year of a Coalition government would cost Australian businesses $4.57 billion, according to a Treasury forecast.
11:57PM | Friday, 2 November 2012 | Australian café franchise The Chocolate Room has announced an ambitious plan to open 200 outlets in China, along with stores in Europe and the Middle East, despite having just seven stores here.
11:50PM | Friday, 2 November 2012 | The number of local companies that received venture capital in the 2012 financial year increased by 9% to 83 companies, reflecting the “vibrant, domestic start-up scene”, a new report claims.
11:09PM | Thursday, 1 November 2012 | New research reaffirms the potential of the Chinese and Indian markets for retailers, but categories such as fashion are being outshone by more “necessary” categories such as health.
11:05PM | Thursday, 1 November 2012 | The Victorian Government has unveiled the $8 million Technology Voucher Program in a bid to drive the use of cutting-edge technologies, offering vouchers worth up to $250,000.
10:50PM | Wednesday, 31 October 2012 | This year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival will see spending increase by 4.1% on 2011, according to IBISWorld, which has highlighted oppportunities for retailers and regional tourism operators.
10:11AM | Wednesday, 31 October 2012 | The healthcare and social services sectors now employ more people than any other industry in Australia, according to results from the 2011 Australian census.
10:31PM | Tuesday, 30 October 2012 | Tech23 alumni StageBitz has raised $890,000 in funding from investors including ANU Connect Ventures and the Sydney Angels Sidecard Fund, as it seeks to revolutionise the arts industry.
10:03PM | Tuesday, 30 October 2012 | Complaints to the Fair Work Ombudsman are soaring, with the Ombudsman's annual report revealing there were 26,366 complaints in the past year, up from 21,890 during the previous year.
10:54AM | Tuesday, 30 October 2012 | Analysts say the Australian sharemarket will be taken down a notch this week, as Wall Street shuts up shop in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy.