Inside Small Business

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roadmap, economic recovery, post-COVID, recover

Reopening sparks optimism among SMEs about their future

Seven in 10 small businesses expect an increase in sales over the next 12 months, with the pace of vaccination and reope...
reopening. lifeline

“Freedom Day” celebrated as a lifeline for NSW businesses

"Sydney is a main artery of the Australian economy and SME businesses will no doubt be a backbone of the...recovery that...
growth fund, hub

Two in three SMEs looking to alternative funding options

"The fact so many SMEs tried new funding avenues shows they realise pandemic conditions are a longer-term proposition th...
security company

Over $300,000 in underpaid wages recovered for quarantine hotel security staff

Fair Work inspectors have uncovered the widespread underpayment of quarantine hotel security staff working for 11 busine...
female entrepreneurs, women business network, small business, tech industry

Insights from women business leaders sought to boost female entrepreneurship

The findings will be used to consider how the best possible environment for women to start, grow and run a business can ...
giving back, human, fellowships

Fellowships for social entrepreneurs launched

The chosen entrepreneurs will receive not only funding, but also mentorship and tailored advisory services to develop th...
B2B, charges, least cost routing

Australians back small businesses on Least Cost Routing

Nine in ten consumers believe merchants processing via the eftpos network would not have a negative impact on their paym...
perceptions, confidence

SMEs more optimistic despite continuing revenue and jobs decline

SMEs are more positive about short-term revenues and local and global economic conditions over the next three months wit...
energytech, Smarter energy solutions

$1.5 million investment boost for EnergyTech businesses

Victoria is already home to 87 EnergyTech start-ups and the new funding aims to support more Victorian entrepreneurs to...
employee leaves

Employers warned of impending resignation wave

Almost half the workers surveyed plan to look for a new role in the next year, 40 per cent in the next six months, and 1...