Just prior to the election, cloud accounting solution Xero canvassed more than 900 small businesses, accountants and bookkeepers to ask them about the issues that mattered to them the most. Here’s what small businesses want the new government to know. Wages Almost half (48 per cent) of small businesses said they would be affected if… Read more »
One of the unfortunate consequences of an election is that complex discussions get simplified into a battle over policies and money, writes Ben Thompson cofounder of Employment Hero. The truth is, it doesn’t matter much who wins the next election. What matters is that, if Australia wants to grow and succeed, small and medium-sized businesses… 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 »
Insufficient cash flow is crippling Australia’s small businesses with close to half of business owners reporting they have been at risk of not meeting payroll obligations in the past twelve months.
Ahead of the federal election, a new survey from Xero has revealed an alarming disconnect between small business owners and Australian politics.
Research by small business lender Prospa has found small business owners are sacrificing health and well being as they struggle to make time to relax due to business pressures. One in four business owners reported working seven days a week to keep their business afloat. While three quarters suggest running their business impacts their ability… Read more »
A new report from cloud accounting solutions provider, Xero, has revealed many Australian small business owners are either failing to pay themselves a wage or are paying the bare minimum to get by. The survey of local small business owners revealed the majority of small business owners were ill-prepared for the realities of owning a… Read more »
Small Business Month is a series of hundreds of events to help your business succeed. Gain valuable support, be inspired to start, run or grow your business, and connect with like-minded people. Find an event near you, or join one online. Funded by the NSW Government and presented by the NSW Department of Industry, it… Read more »