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Trolley collectors protected under new agreement

Australia’s largest trolley collection company renewed a compliance partnership with the FWO to ensure protection of trolley collectors’ workplace rig…

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Australia’s Top 50 Small Business Leaders 2019 revealed

Australia’s Top 50 Small Business Leaders 2019 report is now available for free to download from the Inside Small Business website.

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Councils pledge to cut red tape for small businesses

A new initiative by the state government and councils in Victoria aims to reduce time it takes to process business permits.

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Australian SMEs still feeling cashflow crisis: broker community

Cashflow challenges continue to drive the demand for small-business finance even as financing options for SMEs have become more difficult to secure.

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Study reveals employees to benefit most from RPA adoption

Many businesses are benefiting from the greater levels of productivity and cost savings brought about by Robotics Process Automation.

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Finalists for Startupbootcamp’s Accelerator program for FinTech announced

10 FinTech start-ups from around the globe, including Australia, have been chosen to take part in the three-month accelerator program.

ABA welcomes small-business lending report

Online SME lending growing at 79 per cent

The online SME lending market in Australia continues to grow at a faster rate than the US market as greater competition in the market is anticipated.

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Returning Coalition Government must focus on policy reforms

The Australian Investment Council is encouraging the returning government to follow through in delivering key reforms to restore business confidence.

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Q&A: Better skin, naturally

Understanding that harnessing the healing powers of natural substances working in harmony with the body, not against it, pays dividends for a skin car…

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Study reveals gender gap among male and female parent entrepreneurs

The study shows female parent entrepreneurs receive less funding while having more childcare responsibilities than their male counterparts.


Shutterstock to provide SMEs access to high quality content and services

Shutterstock’s new self-serve API subscription plans will support the growing content needs of SMEs.

Australia elections

Energy costs, tax cuts, climate change key election issues for small business

Small-business owners were found to be highly engaged with issues that affected them, such as in energy, taxation, and climate change.

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New partnership aims to unlock access to consumer insights

Tech start-up Glow and US research firm Dynata offer businesses have access to consumer insights of 60 million people in over 90 countries.

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$40,000 in underpayments recovered for Melbourne workers

A joint campaign by FWO and ASIC recovered underpaid wages for 99 underpaid Melbourne workers across various industries.

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A seamless retail solution for independent retailers

Vend and BigCommerce are helping independent retail businesses reach millions of customers across the globe through new sales channels.

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Sydney printing business not complying with backpay order

The printing finishing business and its operator failed to back-pay 14 workers a total of over $220,000 despite the Compliance Notice it received.


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