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Business Growth Fund to back high growth small businesses

- November 28, 2019 2 MIN READ

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced the government and major banks will be backing local business owners, with the establishment of an Australian Business Growth Fund. The government, ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac will each commit $100 million to the fund, while HSBC will contribute $20 million. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO)… Read more »

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The news you need to know: October 8 2019

- October 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

Missed today’s headlines? Get the lowdown on the news that matters to small business owners. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, October 8 2019. Consumer confidence slides following rate cut Despite the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) cutting the cash rate to an all time low of 0.75 per cent last week, consumer… Read more »

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Over half of SMEs ignorant of digital tools and cyber security issues

- August 31, 2018 2 MIN READ

56 per cent of micro, small and medium businesses (SMEs) do not value digital tools, and have little or no knowledge of cyber security issues, according to a new report released by ANZ today. ‘The Digital Economy: Transforming Australian Businesses’ report found the majority of Australian small business owners are dismissive of digital technology despite… Read more »