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Cashflow-strapped SMEs urged to seek help immediately

Speaking up immediately upon recognition of cashflow issues gives small-business owners more options to save their busin...
lockdowns, index

Franchise business sentiment plummets as lockdowns escalate

As lockdowns continue, many businesses - particularly those in the franchise sector - are expecting significant decline ...
compensation

Lockdown-weary SMEs concerned about survival

SMEs reporting lower revenues than before the pandemic has increased to 56 per cent in the latest SME Monthly COVID Trac...

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...