JobKeeper 2.0 welcomed by small business advocates

- July 22, 2020 4 MIN READ

Small business advocates have welcomed the government’s announcement of the extension of the JobKeeper scheme. Small business owners and their champions have met the announcement of JobKeeper 2.0 with appreciation, suggesting the revamped and extended scheme will allow small businesses to remain viable during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. “We know the vital role small to… Read more »

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Late payments costing small business $776 billion annually

- March 6, 2020 2 MIN READ

Small business owners are waiting on average 56 days to be paid, despite recent pushes by the government and ombudsman to reduce payment times to 30 days, resulting in up to $776 billion in late payments annually. Independent research conducted by East & Partners on behalf of national small business lender Scottish Pacific found small… Read more »


The news you need to know: September 26 2019

- September 25, 2019 2 MIN READ

Did you miss out on today’s news? Don’t fret! We’ve got the lowdown on all the news that matters to small business owners. Here’s what you need to know on Thursday September 26 2019. Melbourne café to face court over underpaying workers The Fair Work Ombudsman is taking the operators of a Northcote café to… Read more »


ASBFEO and Scottish Pacific launch small business funding guide

- July 29, 2019 3 MIN READ

Small business owners and their accountants and advisors will have a much better idea of the finance options available to them, thanks to a new resource developed by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) and Scottish Pacific. Launched today, the Business Funding Guide is an industry first. The guide delivers a five-step… Read more »