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Aussie wine producers forced to innovate in engaging new customers

Australian wine exporters need to innovate to offset the impact of COVID-19 on the revenue from bottle shop and restaurant sales in the US.

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Business owners: your top tax time and STP queries answered

Cutting through the confusion to connect small-business owners with the resources needed to master all things tax time, STP and JobKeeper.


Advisor support crucial to small businesses’ recovery

The role of the advisor has been crucial in helping keep cashfow positive for struggling small businesses during the pandemic.

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Return to lockdown leaves Vic businesses at tipping point

Victorian businesses face an uncertain future as they go into another six weeks of heavily restricted trade due to the reimposition of COVID lockdown.


How to position your business to thrive in the post-COVID economy

Businesses need to assess whether they have the right capital allocation to survive now and to thrive in the post-COVID economy.

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Call for government-funded financial advice for struggling SMEs

ASBFEO warns that small businesses will struggle to afford the financial advice on their ongoing viability they’ll need when stimulus measures end.

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Why family support is crucial to business success

One cannot underestimate the important role your family plays in the success of your business especially if it is just starting out.

pay cuts

Pay cuts or reduced hours? Ensuring you’re above the law but morally sound

As businesses fee the effects of the pandemic-induced economic recession, there are questions as to whether reduced hours or pay cuts are ideal measur…


Mat manufacturer to face court over two years’ unpaid wages

A manufacturer of custom-fit floor, boot and cargo mats for vehicles is being taken to court for alleged non-payment of an employee’s wages.

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SMEs desperate for extension of stimulus measures

A resurgence in COVID-19 cases and falling revenue projections mean a large majority of SMEs want stimulus measures extended into next year.

Where have all the women gone?

The number of women starting their own business has risen by 80 per cent since 1991 and 66 per cent of start-ups in the last decade were founded by wo…

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ATO launch toolkit to help SMEs with tax time

The toolkit released by the ATO contains easy-to-understand fact sheets that will help small businesses fulfil their tax obligations.

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Call for support for cafés on their long road to recovery

The Small Business Ombudsman is calling for greater support for local cafés as they face a tougher recovery than other sectors of the economy.

What will happen when government wage support ends?

A survey reveals 81 per cent of business leaders want the JobKeeper scheme to be extended in a more cautious and conservative way.

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The importance of sales metrics for small businesses

Building the right set of metrics provides adds predictability as to what’s ahead and allows SME owners to identify potential cashflow crunches earl…

Penalty rate cuts threaten to sap workers’ wages

Penalty rate cuts of 15 per cent are due to be implemented this week for workers in the retail and pharmacy sectors making them up to $4800 p/a worse …


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