Small business advocates are calling for the government to provide survival top-up grants to businesses and sole traders who are struggling to pay outgoings on their premises.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says the Victorian Government’s $26 million wellbeing initiative for small business owners and workers will save lives. “The enormity of this second wave lockdown and the psychological distress it is causing for small business owners cannot be underestimated,” Carnell said. “Given small business loans are… Read more »
2020 has been a tough slog for small business owners. First, there was the drought, then the bushfires, the coronavirus shutdowns and now a looming recession. So here at Kochie’s Business Builders, we’ve decided it’s time business owners caught a break. That’s why we’ve launched Small Business First. With that in mind, we’re throwing our… Read more »
Many small businesses and their employees have been badly impacted by drought, fire and flood. Now they face the impact a COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.