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Insolvency Inquiry
1 week ago

Insolvency Inquiry

By  •  Information

Insolvency is one of those topics business owners rarely discuss until they are faced with an imminent risk of insolvency. But like all risks, a prior knowledge of the risk …
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Emergency support for disaster affected businesses
2 weeks ago

Emergency support for disaster affected businesses

By  •  Information

It goes without saying that the bushfire emergency over the past two weeks in SA, NSW and Victoria – and the related evacuation of large areas in some of these …
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“The elephant in the room”; Addressing migrant worker underpayment in franchising
3 months ago

“The elephant in the room”; Addressing migrant worker underpayment in franchising

Industry stalwarts have urged franchisors to remain cautious in light of an alarming number of wage theft and migrant worker underpayment reports.

Speaking to delegates at the Franchise Council of …
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Wage theft or honest mistake? Small business hits back
6 months ago

Wage theft or honest mistake? Small business hits back

Small business owners fear the Morrison government’s plan to criminalise wage theft may unfairly target those who make “honest mistakes” and are demanding changes to the award system to make …
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ACCC drives a bargain for small business
8 months ago

ACCC drives a bargain for small business

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has flagged enabling small businesses to more easily collectively negotiate with suppliers and processors.

Small businesses wanting to jointly buy electricity, or groups of …
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Agenda released and registrations open for APFI Forum 2019
9 months ago

Agenda released and registrations open for APFI Forum 2019

By  •  APFI Forum

The Asia Pacific Fuel Industry Forum is an annual fuel industry forum developed for fuel businesses operating in Australia and New Zealand and has been delivered by ACAPMA for the …
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Ombudsman welcomes new dispute resolution function
1 year ago

Ombudsman welcomes new dispute resolution function

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has welcomed the new function of assisting with disputes that fall under Franchising, Horticulture and Oil Codes of Conduct.

“Our …
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It’s time to pay on time
1 year ago

It’s time to pay on time

By  •  Advocacy

The principal of every small and family-owned business in Australia will tell you that cashflow is crucial to their survival – and being paid on time is an essential element …
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ASBFEO: Payment Times and Practices Inquiry – Final Report
1 year ago

ASBFEO: Payment Times and Practices Inquiry – Final Report

To read the report from the Australian Small Business & Family Enterprise Ombudsman, please click below:

PAYMENT TIMES AND PRACTICES ENQUIRY – FINAL REPORT