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Q&A: Setting the bar high in the fight against diabetes

A brother and sister duo are producing snacks with properties that balance blood sugar levels, are anti-inflammatory and help those with diabetes.

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Ombudsman calls for adoption of franchising inquiry actions

The ASBFEO has welcomed recommendations would rectify the unfair imbalance of power in the franchising sector.

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R&D tax incentive deadline looms

Businesses should reassess their R&D tax incentive position and talk to their advisers following some recent high profile court cases.

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Call for support for small retailers ahead of election

The umbrella body for the convenience store industry says fairer treatment of small retailers will play a role in the upcoming NSW election.

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ASBFEO concerned with rise in ATO garnishees

When a garnishee issued on a small business funds are removed from its bank account meaning it can no longer pay staff and suppliers.

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Indian restaurant back-pays 22 workers

A gold Coast Indian restaurant has started rectifying its underpayments and will also make a $25,000 donation to a community legal centre.

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Accountants’ digital content platform takes on new dimension

The IPA is set to introduce new communication mediums to engage with its members and prospective members through its new digital content platform.

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Small businesses call for more government support

A new study reveals that over two-thirds of SME owners say the federal government is not doing enough to support them.

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SMEs delay business decisions until after the federal election

SMEs are concerned about the impact of the forthcoming Federal Election and are delaying critical business decisions, impacting growth in the process.

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Support for fairer online booking rules for Aussie small businesses

There are calls to ban “price parity clauses” from online booking contracts that restrict accommodation outlets offering deals on their own websites.

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Q&A: Non-toxic varnishes hit the nail on the head

A self-funded small business is revolutionising the products available in nail salons and through a toxin-free, eco-friendly approach to production an…

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Marketing is all about building relationships

Real Entrepreneur Mums has grown in two years from a couple of groups in Sydney’s Hills district to 11 communities in Sydney and one each in Adelaid…

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Large corporations urged to sign up to small business payment code

Victoria’s Small Business Commissioner has urged Australia’s largest corporations to help small-business suppliers through the payment code.

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Sports stars come out to play

Pickstar is a platform that opens up access to many of Australia’s biggest sports stars to the fans and the general public.

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Most small businesses do the right thing by their migrant workforce

The ASBFEO has welcomed a government initiative that empowers small businesses to do the right thing by migrant workers.

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Aussie start-up teams up with international giant to promote gut health

Aussie start-up Uplift Food has attracted investment from Mondelez as global food giant develops the world’s first range of snack products focusing on…


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