Inside Small Business

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RecycleSmart launches crowdfunding campaign to support expansion plans

Dubbed Australia's "Uber for waste", RecycleSmart collects almost everything that can't be placed in the yellow council ...
decline

Labour productivity of small businesses keeping pace with larger businesses

The productivity of small businesses is affected by slower sales performance and fears of skills and labour shortages.

Copyright infringement risk rife among Australian businesses

Newspapers, journals, and industry reports are noted to be the most frequently used copyright material in business setti...
First Nations, indigenous

Inquiry to explore the untapped potential of First Nations businesses

There are more than 12,500 businesses owned by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples and these busiensses are grow...
business confidence declining

SME profits decline in the face of rising inflation and interest rate concerns

There is a noted increase in SMEs' concerns regarding inflation and interest rates, amidst apprehension that rate relief...

Australia’s best and worst cities for start-ups revealed

Regional cities beating out capital cities is seen as an indication that while capitals are attractive, a higher cost of...

Deadly Hair Dude’s Gary Strachan named 2024 COSBOA Small Business Champion

The COSBOA National Small Business Champion award recognises and acknowledges the efforts of small-business influencers ...

Aussie mother creates world’s first self-draining pot for houseplants

PerkyPod features recycled composites wherever possible, promotes responsible use of water, less plant wastage and a red...
millennials, burnout, emotional, low confidence, sacrifices, stress, Workplace Wave

Worsening economic conditions impacting female small-business owners particularly hard

The high cost of doing business has long been the major pain point for female small-business owners, alongside issues fi...

Majority of Aussies practise sustainable shopping online

The survey found that the older the shopper, the more likely they are to recycle their packaging,