The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) has expanded the reach of it My Business Health portal to provide practical advice and tips to support small business owners impacted by the bushfires. The portal was designed to provide holistic support to small business owners, and ASBFEO Kate Carnell hopes the site will assist… Read more »
It’s Valentine’s Day and that means chocolate! Rather than settle for a box of Cadbury’s finest, why not treat your valentine to a delectable home-made treat instead. Just for fun, here are four (healthier) yet delicious chocolate recipes to try from Teresa Cutter who is also known as ‘The Healthy Chef’. Teresa shares her recipe tips… Read more »
With Valentine’s Day just a sleep away, we thought we would shine a spotlight on 10 of the best independent Aussie boutique florists. These 10 incredible businesses from around Australia offer gorgeous floral creations. However, we know there are thousands of other amazing boutique florists out there so if you would like the chance for… Read more »
The holiday season is upon us – with most retailers reporting it accounts for nearly 30 per cent of annual sales – but with fierce competition for market share, it can be a tough job to keep your business in the spotlight, writes Anna Ji, Director of Product and Growth at video creation platform Clipchamp.… Read more »
While the nation prepares to kick up their heels, research by online lender Prospa has found there’s no rest for small business owners this holiday season.
A report by ZenDesk has found small businesses are winning over the hearts and minds of consumers over their big business counterparts thanks to great customer service. The report,Big Expectations, Small Businesses: What Customers Want”, reveals small business owners that provide a personalised service are coming up trumps with customers.
Small business owners can often become so overwhelmed with the sheer volume of work required to work both in their business and on their business that they can overlook some of the most important tasks that could help them grow. Understanding how to maximise the value of their efforts by focusing on the right things… Read more »
The Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA) today announced their support of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the government in pursuit of those who deliberately scam the tax system. Speaking on behalf of COSBOA, Peter Strong, CEO noted the release of the tax gap for small business (12.5 per cent) and stated that… Read more »
Stay up to date with all the news that matters to small business owners with our daily news briefs. Here’s what you need to know on August 23, 2019. A new law proposed by the Government that will allow the ATO to disclose the tax debts of small business owners to credit reporting agencies is… Read more »
The NSW government released a new report today from the state’s Innovation and Productivity Council (IPC) looking into the state of business there. The IPC’s Business Size Report cast its eye over more than 1.17 million businesses, from sole traders to large companies. It is based on 2015 data from the ABS BLADE and Business… Read more »
With talk of a retail downturn and big-name companies closing their doors, it is almost a surprise when a business makes it past the fifth year. For Postie Pop-Up Boutique ticking over 32 years in business was not a fluke. Their longevity boils down to something many businesses overlook – the power of relationships. Thirty-two… Read more »