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Regional cafe in hot water over alleged underpayment of cook

The operator of an Echuca cafe has allegedly failed to comply with a Compliance Notice that ordered him to backpay a coo...

Small business Ombudsman welcomes CBA’s commitment to least-cost routing

There are mounting calls for financial institutions to adopt least-cost, thereby cutting the high and hidden costs assoc...

Will soaring shipping costs make Australian manufacturing more attractive?

If shipping prices continue to rise and shipping delays continue to grow, more businesses will start to look at sourcing...
shares, ESOP

New ESOP recommendations remove barriers for small business

An ESOP allows employees to own a share of the company they work for and can be suitable for both private and public com...
accelerator, marketing, traits of a successful business owner, challenges

$2 million accelerator program for tech start-ups launched

uSpark’s program aims to help struggling start-up founders take their business to the next level by providing the missin...
retail industry, reopen, growth

SMEs looking forward to growth once lockdowns end

Given the optimistic growth prospects in the SME sector, it is predicted that the next 12 months are likely to see stron...
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Riding the wave of economic recovery

More ambitious business goals are far more realistic against the current backdrop of strong consumer confidence, lower u...
optimism

Melbourne start-up ecosystem valued at over $10 billion

“The steady rise of tech companies amid the course of a global pandemic has reinforced the resilience of start-ups in Vi...

Crowdfunding boom benefitting online shopping, food services and telehealth

The four industries to watch for in the crowdfunding space are direct-to-consumer and online shopping, sustainable food ...

Bank loan alternatives for your small business

Non-bank lenders will typically compare loans from around the country to ensure you are getting a loan that suits your b...