New ATO rules extending Single Touch Payroll systems to over 700,000 small business will accelerate the digitisation of Australian SMEs, of which an estimated 1 in 5 still use pen and paper for payroll record keeping.
With roughly 60% of new enterprises shutting down in the first three years of operation, running a successful small to medium business in Australia can be a challenging job.
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews today announced a new grant available for Australian businesses to have their cybersecurity tested by approved Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST) service providers.
Keep on top of your bills and invoices to avoid being charged additional fees payment past a due date. If you depend on payments from customers to pay these bills and supplier invoices, consider passing on those costs to your own customers with late fees penalties.
Management Liability insurance covers certain risks arising from the actions and decisions of directors, managers and employees in the running of a business. These actions and decisions could include improper conduct such as sexual harassment claims or legal claims such as unfair dismissal or defamation.
According to the responses of over 1,000 Australian consumers and 400 small to medium businesses, contactless is now the preferred payment method for 51% of consumers, compared to cash (24%) or debit/ credit card payment with PIN (22%).
5G mobile networks offer more than just faster download speeds on mobile devices.
A recent spate of sophisticated scams targeting Australian small and medium business owners has cast a spotlight on email fraud and cyber crime.
As a startup or small to medium business, you might be eligible for a range of Australian and state government incentives to give you a leg up and accelerate your growth. We’ve listed the top eight Australian Federal Government and state specific grants and incentives your business may be eligible for, and how to apply.
In a potentially major shake up of Australia's business registration system, a recently released Treasury consultation paper has put forward a range of proposals to the long standing ABN system, which include the potential for a renewal process and fee.