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Sydney’s lockdown extended to 28 August, new business support announced

National retailers have opened their doors in Victoria and South Australia, but will need to keep stores closed in our b...

Call for shift from snap lockdowns to smarter lockdowns

EY analysis reveals that 100 days of the type of lockdown restrictions currently in place would reverse the recent econo...

SME sentiment takes a hit as lockdowns bite

With new lockdowns proving the COVID-19 situation far from over in the country, the outlook among SMEs has gone back int...
recessions

The next business crisis is inevitable – why are we always surprised when it happens?

While nobody can accurately tell what is ahead, even a small amount of preparation can be the difference between surviv...

Into the unknown: how small businesses can plan for what comes next

Small-business owners need to understand how they can create the future-ready foundation that will help them swiftly re...
fitness

Survival of the fittest

An experienced member of the fitness industry bemoans the current restrictions, arguing the service they offer is more i...

ASBFEO to review Discretionary Mutual Fund proposal

The proposed Discretionary Mutual Fund is touted as the most effective and durable solution to the amusement sector’s st...
voucher, financial services. legal issues

SMEs shunning strategic and risk-management advice

Research reveals that many small-business owners prefer going it alone instead of seeking advice on risk management and ...
proactive, advisers, workplace mental health

Mental health a major concern for small-business owners

The latest MYOB Business Monitor reveals that coping with managing their business over the last 12 months has led to mo...
Beware scams at tax time

Struggling small businesses falling prey to loan scams

Struggling small businesses are urged to be wary of increasingly sophisticated loan scams targeting cash-poor owners as ...