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COSBOA names workplace watchdog as Small Business Champion 2018
4 weeks 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
4 months 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
4 months 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 

Media Release: PAYING SMALL BUSINESS ON TIME
4 months ago

Media Release: PAYING SMALL BUSINESS ON TIME

Media Release:

THE HON SCOTT MORRISON MP Prime Minister

SENATOR THE HON MICHAELIA CASH Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education

Thursday, 22 …
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Why national fuel strike won’t change petrol prices
6 months ago

Why national fuel strike won’t change petrol prices

MORE than 100,000 Aussies, fed up with paying through the nose for petrol, are planning to boycott service stations next month but experts say the nationwide strike won’t work.

Almost …
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Small business blames ‘real tightening’ in credit on the banking royal commission
6 months ago

Small business blames ‘real tightening’ in credit on the banking royal commission

Small business says it is facing a credit crunch and is blaming the royal commission into financial services for causing nervous banks to slow lending to the self-employed.

The moderation …
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Striking a balance in branding agreements
3 years ago

Striking a balance in branding agreements

By  •  Legal

Australia has approximately 6,400 retail service stations, with the majority branded as one of the major oil companies, such as BP, Caltex, Mobil or Shell. However, a relatively small number …
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Biofuels pressure builds in NSW
3 years ago

Biofuels pressure builds in NSW

By  •  Biofuel

On Sunday 1 May 2016, Radio National broadcast a story on its Background Briefing programme that explored the link between donations from the Manildra Group and the recent passing of …
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Ethanol plan: All NSW service stations will be forced to stock after plan approved
3 years ago

Ethanol plan: All NSW service stations will be forced to stock after plan approved

Alicia Wood, 18 December 2015

ALL service stations will be forced to stock ethanol fuel despite industry warnings it will push petrol prices up by 8c litre after the …
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Effects test the great equaliser
3 years ago

Effects test the great equaliser

John Dahlsen, 11 November 2015

THE aim of a new Section 46 effects test is not to prop up failures. It’s to recognise the lack of level playing field …
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