Inside Small Business

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policy reforms, size, government business, Federal Budget

Majority of small businesses believe Government is not doing enough for them

"The COVID impact to the micro and small business sector has huge future implications as well as causing a year of devas...
lockdowns, index

Small business jobs and sales plummet on the back of lockdowns

The reimposition of restrictions across Australia in July is cited as the primary factor in the decline of small busines...

Father’s Day the chance to recognise the importance of father and child businesses

Almost nine in ten of the family businesses that represent 70 per cent of all the enterprises in Australia are run by fa...
contact centre, IT services

Number of SMEs contacting ACCC peaking on the back of online shift

"Given the difficult operating environment...it’s not surprising that many small businesses are contacting the ACCC abou...

Small-business owners slam border closures

The NSW/Qld border closure has brought the operations of local businesses to a standstill, with their personnel unable t...
income tax cut

SMEs seeking tax cuts to cope with ongoing COVID challenges

CreditorWatch says SME owners are finding it extremely difficult to develop and execute growth strategies when they’re c...
reopening

Governments urged to stick to the reopening plan

The BCA is adamant that businesses cannot afford to continue dealing with the current uncertainty over the reopening of ...
Gender pay gap

Gender pay gap still an issue despite diversity claims

Research shows that 80 per cent of businesses still pay their female executives 30-35 per cent less than their male coun...

SMEs urged to use their assets for mergers and acquisitions

Alternative funding sources such as invoice finance and equipment finance are cost-effective alternatives to bank loans ...
shop energy plans

Small businesses invited to pitch to new energy innovation program

Origin's new innovation program will tap into the local technology community for ideas on how to make energy easier, sma...