Peter Strong: What small businesses want this election

- May 10, 2019 2 MIN READ

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 »


Report finds small businesses making big sacrifices

- December 7, 2018 2 MIN READ

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 »


Small business owners working for below minimum wage

- November 2, 2018 2 MIN READ

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 »