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VIDEO: SMEs navigating unprecedented uncertainty for over a year
2 weeks ago

VIDEO: SMEs navigating unprecedented uncertainty for over a year

By  •  ACAPMA

Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia (COSBOA) Chairman and ACAPMA CEO Mark McKenzie, talks to TheInformer about the uncertainty and pressure faced by small businesses, and the year of …
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Are you ready for the 2020/21 Summer?
3 weeks ago

Are you ready for the 2020/21 Summer?

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA, COVID-19

To say that 2020 has been a year most of us would rather forget is an understatement. The year opened with a bushfire catastrophe across four Australian States and Territories. …
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Resignation hesitation: When can employee ‘take back’ their resignation?
3 weeks ago

Resignation hesitation: When can employee ‘take back’ their resignation?

Resignation is final…except that it is not. There are exceptions to the rule that ‘all resignations are final and binding’, the chief exception is when an employee resigns in the …
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TEMPORARY AWARD CHANGES EXTENDED
3 weeks ago

TEMPORARY AWARD CHANGES EXTENDED

Following a decision by the Fair Work Commission on 24/9/2020, the Schedule X COVID Measures that was temporarily inserted into the Vehicle Repair, Service and Retail Award 2020, will now have …
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Melbourne Car Washes open…
3 weeks ago

Melbourne Car Washes open…

By  •  ACAPMA, COVID-19

With the decline of COVID-19 cases has come a gradual opening up of businesses and services in Metropolitan Melbourne. After initially being open with cleaning restrictions, and then being required …
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JobKeeper Stage 1 closing and Stage 2 commencing, practical Q & A
4 weeks ago

JobKeeper Stage 1 closing and Stage 2 commencing, practical Q & A

The JobKeeper Wage Subsidy Program is coming to a close, at least, Stage 1 is. When this historic program was launched in March 2020 it was thought that collectively we …
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LPG Week goes online for 2020
4 weeks ago

LPG Week goes online for 2020

By  •  ACAPMA, LPG

The World LPG Association has launched eLPG Week. A week of summits, workshops and seminars, as well as a virtual forum and exhibition that will deliver international learning for the …
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Its time to reduce complexity for small business
4 weeks ago

Its time to reduce complexity for small business

By  •  ACAPMA, Employment

Complexity and a lack of flexibility is going to get in the way of much needed recovery and employment, that is the message from the Council of Small Business Organisations …
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Buy Aussie Day set for 1st October 2020
4 weeks ago

Buy Aussie Day set for 1st October 2020

By  •  ACAPMA

Australians will be asked to STOP .. and SHOP AUSTRALIAN in the first ‘National Buy Aussie Day’ to be held next week on Thursday October 1st. The retail and business …
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ACCC seeks comments on the planned Woolworths acquisition of PFD Food Services
4 weeks ago

ACCC seeks comments on the planned Woolworths acquisition of PFD Food Services

As part of the review process of major acquisitions the ACCC consults with business and industry who are likely to be impacted by a proposed acquisition. In the case of …
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