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What does the Federal Budget mean for Business?

An extension of asset write downs and better infrastructure are key initiatives for business this year.

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Face it: the future is here

Biometric authentication is being rolled out across various industries – and the possibilities feel endless.

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Alipay has landed

With 1.2 million visitors injecting $10 billion into the Australian economy each year, and almost one third of our international students now coming from China, Chinese custom is big business. Alibaba Australia’s MD explains Alipay.

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INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Total NAB customer spending grew 6.8% y/y in Q1 2018, up from 5.0% in the previous quarter and 2.0% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

Do you own a small business that’s selling overseas or importing products and equipment into Australia? Trade finance can help you make the most of opportunities without tying up your valuable working capital.

Joining innovation hubs, considering alternative funding options and building courage in investors are all paths to a greater entrepreneurial network in Australia, according to business leaders.

First 25bp increase now expected mid-2019.

Australians rate restaurants, movies and travel as the most positive experiences their money can buy, according to new research from NAB.

Nationally dwelling values continued their downwards trend last month; the seventh consecutive month on month decline since the national index series peaked in September last year.

The NAB Cashless Retail Sales Index was weaker in April, down 0.6% on a month on month basis in March.

A big order could completely transform your business but there’s a limit to how much anyone (or any small business) can handle. BDO partner Dr Mark Pizzacalla and Total Image Group CEO Pamela Jabbour discuss preparation, parameters and being strong enough to say ‘no’.

Biometric authentication is being rolled out across various industries – and the possibilities feel endless.

Keen to export to Asia? Make sure you understand what’s involved and how best to prepare.

An extension of asset write downs and better infrastructure are key initiatives for business this year.

It’s all about infrastructure, tax and supporting the Baby Boomers this year. The expected pre election spend hasn’t materialised.

Listen to Alan Oster, NAB Group Chief Economist, provide his Federal Budget Preview ahead of Tuesday night’s Federal Budget release.

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