Australia Post, a fully owned government entity, is using its market power to damage small businesses. After a year filled with strife and struggle for businesses around the country, things must change, proclaims Peter Strong CEO of the Council of Small Business of Australia (COSBOA). Once upon a time, Australia Post was simply a post… Read more »
So, we are looking for opportunity and goods news to provide hope and succour for the millions of people sitting at home for many months. One key answer is in training and skills, writes Peter Strong CEO of the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia. We can spend the next 5 to 6 months with… Read more »
Many small businesses and their employees have been badly impacted by drought, fire and flood. Now they face the impact a COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
We know that the generosity of Australians and indeed many people from overseas has provided some $600m for support to those affected by the current bushfire crisis. Funds for the people, families and the families and employees of small businesses that operate in these communities, writes Peter Strong CEO COSBOA. We also know that legally… Read more »
It is fair to say that the ACTU and the wider Union Movement in Australia are licking their wounds in the face of the recent re-election of the Morrison Coalition Government. There is no doubt the ACTU helped the coalition as enough people saw through the hyperbole of their ‘Change the Rules’ Campaign and instead… Read more »
As CEO of the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia, Peter Strong is in tune with the needs of Australia’s SMB community. Ahead of the release of COSBOA’s party policy comparison report, Strong reveals what businesses want from the parties this election. There are less than two weeks to go until the federal election… Read more »
Peter Strong, CEO of COSBOA (council of small business organisations Australia) suggests its time the Royal Commission turned its attention to superannuation and recommends a new way forward for small business owners… The Banking Royal Commission has highlighted a range of issues for small business people. It has certainly highlighted that we are people, we… Read more »