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PODCAST:  The COSBOA Response To The Current Crisis For Australian Small Business …
1 month ago

PODCAST: The COSBOA Response To The Current Crisis For Australian Small Business …

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In all this sadness and concern over the current and ongoing crisis facing Australia, it’s reassuring to know Small Business has on our side an advocacy …
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What to do if your business is affected by bushfires
3 months ago

What to do if your business is affected by bushfires

Businesses preparing for some of the worst-ever bushfire conditions can seek financial assistance across a range of government and corporate programs.

For those needing immediate assistance, the federal government has …
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Tasmanian Small Business Council comes out swinging in smoking age debate
4 months ago

Tasmanian Small Business Council comes out swinging in smoking age debate

The Tasmanian Small Business Council has criticised an international tobacco addiction expert’s support to raise the smoking age in the state to 21 years.

Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation director Ginny …
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Wage theft or honest mistake? Small business hits back
7 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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Important changes in Collective Bargaining Laws
8 months ago

Important changes in Collective Bargaining Laws

By  •  Advocacy

Collective bargaining is a mechanism that allows competing businesses (typically small businesses) to band together to improve their commercial leverage in negotiating business agreements with their suppliers and/or customers.

Such …
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2019 Budget benefits available for businesses now
11 months ago

2019 Budget benefits available for businesses now

By  •  Budget

The Australian Government handed down the 2019-20 Federal Budget on Tuesday night. The Budget was significant in that it forecast the first national surplus in more than a decade, hopefully …
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COSBOA names workplace watchdog as Small Business Champion 2018
12 months ago

COSBOA names workplace watchdog as Small Business Champion 2018

FORMER Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO), Natalie James, was named Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA)’s Small Business Champion at the recent Vodafone National Small Business Summit.

Ms James was …
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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