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Opinion

Mature age workers could ease the skills shortage says small business ombudsman

- January 11, 2022 2 MIN READ

Mature age workers could come to the rescue of many sectors experiencing skills shortages, writes Australia’s Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Bruce Billson. Many small and family businesses have made the most of the holiday rush, with Australian shoppers spending an estimated $60 billion in the weeks leading up to the festive season. The… Read more »

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Opinion

ASBFEO: It’s a great time to support Australian Made

- June 4, 2021 3 MIN READ

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson highlight why more Aussies are flocking to support Australian Made and how your business can benefit. It’s been a bit of a roller-coaster ride for small businesses over the past month. The highs felt at the beginning of the month with the Budget measures designed to… Read more »

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Opinion

ASBFEO: I’m here to support small businesses

- March 17, 2021 3 MIN READ

The past 12 months have been punishing for Australia’s small and family businesses. A horrific bushfire season was followed by a pandemic-induced recession, which has taken a heavy toll on our small business community, writes Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson. Indeed it has never been more important to ensure Australia is… Read more »