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business confidence declining

SME confidence declines as Omicron peaks

Support for the Federal Government continues to decline with 43 per cent of SMEs now dissatisfied, compared to 30 per ce...
Omicron, staffing

SMEs staffing struggles worsen as Omicron surges

"Business owners have so much on their plates right now, and staff issues driven by Omicron are just one extra burden on...

Isolation rules lifted for critical industries

In order to prevent further 'virus explosions' in the essential workplace, the TWU wants transport workers to access fre...

What to do if your small business is plunged into a crisis

All messaging should be designed to assure your staff, customers, and stakeholders and emphasise calm even in the midst ...
Omicron, staffing

Omicron variant hampering hospitality industry’s recovery

Following the government guidelines as well as using rapid antigen testing is a way to minimise the risk of spreading CO...
Christmas survey,, shoppers

Aussie shoppers reluctant to go back in-store

With Aussies split on how they want to shop going forward, retailers need to be prepared for both online and physical sh...

New report details the pandemic pressures on retail’s workforce

Around Australia, retail workers have been physically and emotionally abused over the need to check customers’ vaccine c...
confidence, funding, revenue growth, claims, lockdowns

COVID has evolved my business, this is how I rose to the challenge

While it’s important when running a business to understand most aspects of its daily functions, wearing every hat is not...
pivoting

Are you using an old business model in a new world?

It’s not about having the money to adapt, it’s about the desire, ability and will - crisis is a great teacher if we are ...
family business

What family business legacies will survive beyond Coronavirus?

"Small family businesses have been completely forgotten - we’re out on our own, but those of us who survive this will be...