Retirement Plan

Australia’s continued love affair with SMSFs

As the market for SMSFs continues to grow, beware of potential traps when setting up your own fund.

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Bank code review supports ASBFEO recommendations

An independent review recommends that the bank code be revised to include a dedicated section on small businesses.

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Cooking up a storm: How High Thyme Cafe whipped up business success

How a rural business owner’s cashflow problems were solved by an innovative lender.

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SMEs in dark over new credit card regulations

Business owners need to be vigilant of changes to credit card rewards in 2017, according to research from American Express.

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Seven insurance issues small-business owners should consider in 2017

Are you exposed to the financial impact of illness, injury or even death through lack of insurance cover?

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Top tips for cashflow forecasting

Good cashflow forecasting get more accurate over time: the most important thing to do, like most things in life, is to start.


Sydney café operator faces Court over alleged cash-back scheme

The cash-back scheme was exploitative of visa-holder workers, says FWO.

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What the FWC penalty rates decision means for SME owners

The penalty rates decision will decrease the cost to small businesses of having staff work on weekends, meaning owners may have more money available t…

Migration to Cloud

Why change management could be the missing piece in your move to the cloud

Find the right change management partner to help you migrate to the cloud with minimal disruption.

Penalty rates decision

Penalty rates decision a shot in the arm for small business: ASBFEO

“This penalty rates decision decision…means small businesses will be able to trade longer.”

IGA supermarket operator allegedly underpays employees in two stores

IGA operator allegedly underpays employees in two stores

The IGA supermarket operator faces penalties for underpaying its staff, which includes young workers.

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$120,000 in penalties for “reckless or careless” retailer who underpaid three workers $90,000

The retailer underpaid its shop assistants for over five years, according to FWO.

Fraud Alert

Protecting small business against fraud

Limit your small business’s exposure to fraud with these practical tips.

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Banks’ response to unfair contract laws “not good enough”

The ASBFEO continues its campaign to correct what it deems unfair contract laws on small-business loans.

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How to manage cashflow in a small business

The key to the profitablility of every small business is their ability to manage cashflow effectively.


Less talk, more small-business action in 2017

The government is expected to champion small-business action ranging from tax cuts and competition reform to payment security.


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