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A taxing question: Does the tax system work for small business?

A taxing question: Does the tax system work for small business?

There must be a simpler way to allow allow small businesses to concentrate on the task at hand - increasing revenue and growing their profits.

  • by Louis White

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Fears royal commission could backfire for small business
Banking royal commission

Fears royal commission could backfire for small business

The biggest issue for small business is not mistreatment at the hands of banks but lack of access to finance.

  • by Cara Waters & Clancy Yeates
'Frustrating': Anger over NAB outage despite compensation promises
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'Frustrating': Anger over NAB outage despite compensation promises

National Australia Bank has committed to repaying small businesses’ lost profits after hours spent on Saturday without banking services.

  • by Jennifer Duke
'I don't believe Suncorp has shown us any compassion': Bank’s pursuit of grieving family
Banking royal commission

'I don't believe Suncorp has shown us any compassion': Bank’s pursuit of grieving family

The banking royal commission has heard of Suncorp Bank's aggressive pursuit of a family over business loans.

  • by Cara Waters
Bank of Melbourne used customer's $100k as 'bargaining chip'
Banking royal commission

Bank of Melbourne used customer's $100k as 'bargaining chip'

An internal note said the problems were not the customer's fault, "we just want to do what we can to make the best of a bad situation”.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Competition in the online beauty booking space is hotting up
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Competition in the online beauty booking space is hotting up

Three tech startups are jostling for top spot in a bid to help Australians book beauty appointments without picking up the phone.

  • by Nina Hendy
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Dyslexia at work: holding people back?
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Dyslexia at work: holding people back?

It might surprise you to learn many famous people live (and thrive) with dyslexia.

  • by James Adonis
'I could not get ahead': CBA kept quiet on interest overcharging
Banking royal commission

'I could not get ahead': CBA kept quiet on interest overcharging

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia delayed reporting a systemic issue of overcharging interest on business overdrafts until after a parliamentary inquiry. 

  • by Cara Waters
'Bank is not the friend of small business': admits BoQ executive
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'Bank is not the friend of small business': admits BoQ executive

'The bank is not the friend of small business' the royal commission heard on Thursday.

  • by Cara Waters
CV fraud: How inflated is your resume?
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CV fraud: How inflated is your resume?

How far have you stretched your credentials to get that job.

  • by Tony Featherstone
ANZ warns tighter rules would make it harder to get business loans
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ANZ warns tighter rules would make it harder to get business loans

An ANZ Bank executive has warned many people wanting to start a business would struggle to get credit if the bank applied the logic of an ombdsman ruling.

  • by Clancy Yeates