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FBT and providing cars to your employees

- April 4, 2024 3 MIN READ

  Cars are among the most frequently provided benefits to employees. Unfortunately, if the car is available for the employee’s private use, that means that the employer will be liable for Fringe Benefits Tax on the taxable benefit provided, at a rate of 47 per cent, writes Mark Chapman, Director of Tax Communication at H&R… Read more »

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How to grow organically on Instagram

- March 22, 2024 3 MIN READ

  Instagram today is much different from what it was three years ago. Organic growth is on the decline, which means you need to find other ways to expand your reach and engage with your audience. writes social media expert Amani Youssef. One way to do this is to really get social by following accounts… Read more »

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Digital wallets and social selling among top cross-border sales trends

- March 21, 2024 2 MIN READ

Aussie-born global fintech Airwallex has dropped its State of Cross-border eCommerce report, revealing the payment and logistics trends and challenges facing both consumers and merchants online. The report spotlights the dynamics of cross-border eCommerce, suggesting there are opportunities for  Aussie businesses and consumers when transacting globally. “ECommerce is more global than ever,” said Kai Wu, Chief… Read more »

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Report finds Aussie workers overworked and overwhelmed

- March 19, 2024 2 MIN READ

  Aussie workers are grappling with unmanageable workloads and a lack of clarity around their roles and responsibilities, according to a report from Asana. The findings from the State of Work Innovation: Australia 2024 Report suggest that the nation’s businesses, big and small, need to do more to ease worker overwhelm. The findings, from a… Read more »

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Aussies set to splurge on sweet treats and travel this Easter

- March 18, 2024 2 MIN READ

  Australian families are gearing up to indulge in festive treats as Easter approaches despite ongoing cost-of-living pressures. According research by the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) in collaboration with Roy Morgan, Australians are projected to spend a staggering $2.05 billion on Easter goodies, marking a notable increase of 23.5 per cent from the previous year.… Read more »

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Tech leaders unite against sexism: A crowdsourced solution

- March 11, 2024 2 MIN READ

Good news from the startup and tech sector off the back of International Women’s Day. Hundreds of Australian tech leaders have joined forces to produce a new resource, Addressing Sexism in Australian Tech & Investment. The initiative spearheaded by Elaine Stead, founder of Human VC, calls for the sector to take a stand against sexism,… Read more »

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Aussie businesses growth slows to a pandemic low

- March 5, 2024 2 MIN READ

  Small business owners across Australia are facing increasing pressures as new data from Xero, unveils a slowdown in the small business economy. The latest findings from Xero Small Business Insights (XSBI) covering the period from October to December 2023 indicate a challenging environment for small businesses, with the largest decline in small business performance… Read more »

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The new charter slashing small business red tape in NSW

- February 20, 2024 2 MIN READ

  Business NSW has teamed up with the NSW Government to sign a Charter for Small Business. The historic agreement aims to slash red tape, enhance procurement opportunities, and solidify NSW’s reputation as the premier destination for starting and operating businesses. The co-signing ceremony, led by Business NSW CEO Daniel Hunter and Small Business Minister… Read more »