The news you need to know, August 23, 2019

- August 23, 2019 2 MIN READ

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 »


31 incredible facts about the state of business in NSW

- July 2, 2019 3 MIN READ

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 »


Wearing too many hats? 3 ways digital tech can help

- June 26, 2019 3 MIN READ

Starting a small business is an empowering notion: Striking out on your own, taking control of your future, pursuing a passion. But while the rewards can be fantastic, running a business isn’t easy. From accounting and marketing to IT and human resources, small business owners have to wear numerous hats – many of which don’t… Read more »


Victorian government announces new $250m Business Growth Fund

- June 7, 2019 2 MIN READ

The Andrews government has pledged $250 million dollars to establish the Victorian Business Growth Fund for the state’s small and medium-sized businesses. The aim of the fund is to provide SMEs with access to capital to create jobs to grow the Victorian economy. The Morrison government has announced an additional $50 million contribution to the… Read more »


COSBOA Calls for action on energy costs for small business

- March 22, 2019 2 MIN READ

Small business owners are calling for action on rising energy prices as COSBOA’s Energy Summit examines what the government needs to do to address the problem. The Summit was opened by the Federal Minister for Energy, the Hon. Angus Taylor MP and Shadow Assistant Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Mr Pat Conroy MP, and the… Read more »