Inside Small Business

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emotional, low confidence, sacrifices

Survey reveals the emotional impact of running a small business

Small-business owners are missing out a romantic life, holidays and sleep due to the pressures of running their business...
asset write-offs, purchases

SMEs unaware of asset write-off update and confused with the tax system: research

SMEs who are unaware or confused about recent tax rulings and benefits available to them are advised to consult a tax ex...
research

Research company in court over sham contracts for workers with a disability

A Sydney research company allegedly tried to circumvent workplace laws by making workers independent contractors, thereb...
pandemic, grind, stress, mental health, cool

Old issues reappear for SMEs as pandemic worries subside

Concerns with payment times and old bugbears associated with physical presence – such as like electricity and gas – are ...
collective bargaining

ACCC ruling to pave way for collective bargaining by small businesses

New rules on collective bargaining for small businesses will help strengthen their position at the negotiating table con...
voucher, financial services. legal issues

SMEs shunning strategic and risk-management advice

Research reveals that many small-business owners prefer going it alone instead of seeking advice on risk management and ...
proactive, advisers, workplace mental health

Mental health a major concern for small-business owners

The latest MYOB Business Monitor reveals that coping with managing their business over the last 12 months has led to mo...

Franchising Code reforms to ensure more fairness for franchisees

Reforms to the Franchising Code of Conduct will hopefully play an important role in making Australia the best place to s...
italian restaurant

Restaurant hit with $200,000 penalty for underpaying 40 employees

Young workers at an Italian restaurant were paid flat rates as low as $18 per hour in clear breach of minimum hourly rat...

Vaccine rollout issues out put a dent in SME sentiment

An increase in hiring is the bright spot in an otherwise less optimistic outlook for SMEs as the slow rate at which Aust...