West Australians have been urged to get in quick this year to secure their Christmas hams amid fears they will quickly trotter off shelves this holiday season.
There has never been a more important time for WA businesses to ‘step up where they can and create jobs’ said Minderoo Foundation and Tattarang investment group boss Andrew Hagger.
Australian soldiers in battle will be able to call on robots to perform tasks and deliver crucial supplies with the deployment of a Perth-based company’s technology.
A court ruling that insurers will have to pay out COVID-19-related business interruption policies could lead to a tsunami of claims.
Rebecca Le May
Retailers are hoping a surge in ‘self-gifting’ among cashed-up West Aussies will help lift the State out of its economic funk this holiday season.
Caitlyn Rintoul & Anthony Keane
The State Government has launched a new initiative to improve clarity on planned infrastructure projects and help smaller companies secure more work.
Making a decision now on whether to hike compulsory super contributions would be a ‘mistake’, says the small business ombudsman.
Danielle Le Messurier
A court in NSW has ruled insurers could not deny pandemic-related claims, creating the possibility of huge costs for insurers.
INSIDER: ‘People think we are showing off, or we should be a bit more private. But I think no, we should be an inspiration to others — if you work hard, these are things you can have.’
As South Australia enters a six-day lockdown, some WA businesses have warned a similar move here could be the nail in the coffin.
Limited travel options and continued government subsidies are set to push retail sales for the festive season beyond $50 billion, a 5 per cent increase on last year.
The Australian Taxation Office has disputed claims by the Perth founder of new carpooling app ReddyRide that most drivers won’t have to declare income tax.
Creating a “green” State would be a jobs bonanza for WA and add $16 billion to the local economy, while also shrinking its environmental footprint, a new report reveals.
The Perth founder of a carpooling app that promises to offer trips for almost a quarter of the price of an Uber wants to raise $1.5 million to get the technology off the ground.
An Australian women’s fashion label has entered voluntary administration due to financial troubles sparked by COVID-19.
Fashion queen Alice McCall has waved the white flag ahead of a make-or-break festive season for retailers. It comes as property and insolvency experts are expecting a new spate of collapses in 2021.
Neale Prior & Daniel Newell
The number of contracts awarded to Aboriginal businesses by the State Government grew substantially last financial year.
China has flagged potential bans on Australian lobster, sugar, timber, coal, copper ore and copper concentrate, from as early as today. Wheat is also in the firing line.
In-store sellouts and steady foot traffic proves bricks and mortars aren’t going out of fashion, says new shop owner Yande Chali.
Premier Mark McGowan says WA crayfishermen appear to be the latest victims of the worsening relationship with China, amid reports Beijing is preparing to ban a stack of Australian imports.
Lobster consignments left stranded at Chinese airports are starting to clear customs but customers are not confident enough to place new orders. There are also fresh fears for the timber industry.
More than 80 per cent of Perth cafes and restaurants audited by the industry watchdog in a year-long probe were in breach of wage and entitlement laws — with workers underpaid nearly $350k.
WA’s business community have labelled Mark McGowan’s plan to re-open the State’s border as a “a step in the right direction” as a key industry leader warns companies to ensure they are “COVID safe”.
A high-school drop out turned visionary entrepreneur is the driving force behind a small WA business making a big social impact, with the goal of empowering thousands of people with a disability.
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