BUSINESS NEWS AND ARTICLES

SME innovation under threat as patent regime faces the axe:…

  • September 10, 2019
  • FENCiT
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has urged the federal government not to abolish the low-cost innovation patent regime, saying this would create a significant barrier...

Targeting employers flouting workplace safety rules

  • August 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
A new workplace health and safety awareness campaign targeting employers who risk workers’ lives is warning they face tough penalties if they do the wrong thing. Victorian Minister for Workplace...

Macquarie Agriculture and Shandong Ruyi enter joint agreement for ownership…

  • August 2, 2019
  • FENCiT
An agricultural fund managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA or the Fund) and Shandong Ruyi (Ruyi) announced an agreement to jointly own Queensland’s Cubbie Station, associated properties and...

Protect your business from government grant scams

  • August 2, 2019
  • FENCiT
It’s important to be on the lookout for scams that could harm your business. Scammers will often pretend to be from government agencies. They will often copy an organisation’s branding,...

Tax deductions for small business owners

  • August 2, 2019
  • FENCiT
Tax time is fast approaching—it’s important to do your homework and know exactly what tax deductions you can claim. What can a business claim as a deduction on your tax...

WA’s economic recovery: we’re the tortoise not the hare

  • August 2, 2019
  • FENCiT
The Western Australian economy continues its slow but steady recovery, with higher investment, lower unemployment and slowly increasing wages growth forecast for the State. This is the call from the...

Gold Coast fencing event - book in now

  • July 30, 2019
  • FENCiT
FENCiT will be hosting another fencing event, this time at Sanctuary Cove on the Gold Coast on the 19th September. We have a great time planned so come along and...

Better approvals coming to more councils near you

  • July 30, 2019
  • FENCiT
Faster permits are on track to be the norm for Victorian businesses with more than half of all councils engaged in the Victorian Government’s Better Approvals Project cutting business permit...

June 2019 infrastructure update

  • July 15, 2019
  • FENCiT
The Territory Government is creating jobs for Territorians. During the month of June 2019 alone 57 construction contracts valued over $31 million were awarded to 100% local Territory business. The...

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