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What the Payment Times Report means for small businesses

This first Payment Times Report marks an important milestone in the long, drawn-out saga of getting big companies to pay...
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FWO recovers wages for underpaid Adelaide cleaners

The most common breaches were failures to pay penalty rates, underpayments of minimum hourly rates of pay and failure to...

Innovation and sustainability grant for SME food and beverage producers

Since it was established in 2015, the Coles Nurture Fund has committed more than $28 million in financial support to ove...

Construction inflation punishing SMEs and spilling over to clients

Being upfront with customers might make you lose bad jobs, which saves time and generates work opportunities to deliver ...
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Funding boost for small-business mental health program

Beyond Blue’s New Access for Small Business Owners program will continue to offer free one-on-one telehealth sessions be...
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One in four SMEs across nine countries plan to offer crypto payments

Almost three-quarters of businesses surveyed worldwide reported that accepting new forms of payments is "fundamental" to...

Black Friday drives 5.8 per cent retail-wide sales bump in November

The ARA say that retailers had overall enjoyed a strong November, driven by a record-breaking Black Friday period and ri...

Merchant fees a pain point for COVID-impacted small businesses

Cash usage has been decreasing for years but COVID-19 accelerated the trend, with Smartpay’s data showing card payments ...

How small businesses and start-ups can support their community despite limited resources

Charity works help businesses not only connect with local communities but also fosters a greater sense of purpose among ...

Preparing your small business for 2022

At its core, a business plan should include goals and objectives, budgets and funding, marketing and sales plans, hiring...