Inside Small Business

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Federal budget

Small businesses look to Federal Budget for post-pandemic boost

Small-business owners are looking to the Federal Budget for initiatives that will help them rebuild their enterprises af...
trades, building, tradies

Tradies dominate Queensland’s small-business sector

The construction trade is the largest small-business sector in Queensland, and is expected to grow further with the rise...
growth fund, hub

Pandemic-impacted SMEs turning to new financing options

ScotPac’s SME Growth Index has revealed that almost half of the SME owners resorted to alternative financing opportuniti...

Trolley collector to face court after unsuccessful underpayment appeal

A trolley collector who unsuccessfully appealed an FWO order to backpay a former employee has been ordered to face the F...
builders

Builders summonsed to court over alleged underpayments

A Melbourne building company is facing court over the alleged underpayment of a young worker in his early 20s.
funding, capital

Lack of capital holding SMEs back from realising their full post-pandemic potential

Many Australian SMEs say that cashflow is one of the greatest challenges facing their business and that they are finding...

Spirit of entrepreneurship alive and well in APAC region

Australia and New Zealand rank as among the highest in the Asia Pacific region with regards to their optimism in their b...
ATO

ATO launches its new online reporting system

The ATO has involved many businesses in the development of its newly launched online service to ensure a swift, efficien...

Former hotel operator penalised for underpaying kitchen hand

Failing to back-pay an employee who had worked as casual bar attendant and kitchen hand has cost a former hotel operator...

Brisbane start-up’s growth spurred on by grant win

Brisbane start-up spur: say that winning the inaugural $50,000 Bolter Little Giant Startup Grant will be instrumental in...