Labor calls for 12-month delay on import

Labor calls for 12-month delay on import GST – Government criticised for lumbering ATO with vague plan to tax low-value goods, warning of ‘major disruptions’ for businesses and families Labor is calling on the Turnbull government to delay by 12 months its plan to impose a goods and services tax on low-value imports. It says […]

Amazon expands in Australia and plans hu

Amazon expands in Australia and plans huge warehouse – Retail giant is looking for site in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne to become its first fulfilment centre in the country The retail giant Amazon is expanding its operations in Australia, announcing plans to build the first of several large warehouses on the east coast to allow […]

Do digital currencies spell the end of c

Do digital currencies spell the end of capitalism? – Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin pose a fundamental challenge to the notion of money itself It started with the best of intentions: in 2015 a group of programmers inspired by the success of Bitcoin launched a new software platform called Ethereum that allowed users to conduct transactions without […]

Amazon expands into UK’s £96bn business

Amazon expands into UK’s £96bn business-to-business market – Amazon Business will sell office supplies to small and large UK companies and is latest example of its expansion beyond retail Amazon is targeting the multibillion-pound UK business-to-business market by launching a new service that sells office supplies, industrial tools and laboratory kits to companies. The service, […]