Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says the 83 per cent of Australian small businesses turning over less than $90,000 in taxable are set to benefit from the first tranche of income tax cuts which will go into force from July 1. “From 1 July, anyone earning between $19,000 and $90,000 will receive… Read more »
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, has called for all financial institutions to adopt contracts that use plain English following the release of ASIC’s report on Unfair contract terms and small business loans The report is a result of a review by ASBFEO and ASIC of standard small business loan contracts… Read more »
Despite efforts by the Small Business Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, to tackle the culture of late payments in Australia, a report by Dun and Bradstreet confirmed the big business end of town is continuing to fall down in its efforts to stem the issue. Whilst late payments fell during the second quarter of 2017 by 4.6… Read more »
Owner-truck drivers together with industry groups have met in Canberra at the first roundtable convened by Kate Carnell.
Measures outlined in the Federal Budget will give more than 3 million SMEs in Australia, the confidence to invest their time and money in the long-term future of their business.