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Hidden profits

Four ways SMEs can be more profitable in a post COVID-19 world

When resources are limited it pays to focus on your most lucrative clients, even if that means deprioritising those who are less profitable.

Small business payment times

Former restaurant operator in court over unpaid leave benefits

The former operator of a Sydney restaurant is in hot water over failing to pay a former employee his untaken leave entitlements.


Top tips for small businesses on the road to recovery

With a lot of advice and tips being given to cope with this current situation, at the end of the day, it comes down to common sense.

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Program to support local cafés facing an uncertain future

Australian café owners can apply for a share in a $1 million support package that will assist them in their rebuilding efforts.

Slow fashion, sustainable fashion and how brands can help

The demand for fast fashion has led big brands to find ways to lower prices resulting not only in inferior quality but also a degraded environment.

ATO protecting honest businesses

Accounting firm in court for leaving workers in the lurch over sale

A former operator of a Sydney accounting firm is set to face court over alleged nonpayment of leave benefits despite a compliance notice.

Minister pledges ongoing support for small business

“Those businesses that we saw pivot overnight were able to do so because of their digital capability.”

Once-in-a-generation SME tax reform would fix unemployment and deficit

An argument for urgent tax reform that would benefit small business – sector that will play a vital role in Australia’s post-COVID recovery.

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JobKeeper revealed as a lifeline for small businesses

Research reveals the vital role the JobKeeper scheme has played in keeping SMEs open, and highlights the variance in impact on different sectors.

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The role of small business in economic recovery highlighted

The ASBFEO called for recognition of the role small businesses play in the country’s economic recovery and support them in their recovery efforts.

It’s the little things that count

Seven healthy workplace habits one can start practising in order to realise the growth of your business despite limited resources.


The devil is in the detail

Making a clear and detailed “Make Good” clause and providing for it in your financials is a vital step when you entering into a commercial lease.

10 steps to restarting your business post-COVID

A thorough understanding of income and cash position help provide a realistic plan for a business’s prospects to restarting operations.

tax returns

Taxpayers cautioned against filing returns early

The peak accountancy body is warning taxpayers about rushing their tax return, with too much haste likely to result in a bill rather than a refund.

asset write-offs, purchases

Small-business owners look to EOFY to change of fortune

New research reveals that almost three-quarters of SME owners plan to leverage the instant asset write-off scheme to offset the negative impact of CO…

Fairer terms for wine grape growers secured

The ACCC has moved to address a bargaining power imbalance between large winemakers and grape growers, though concerns persist over payment times.


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