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Xero launches new COVID-19 Business Support tool to help navigate eligibility

- February 4, 2022 < 1 MIN READ

Following the announcement from the NSW, SA, Tasmanian and ACT governments of various support packages to help small businesses during the current Omicron wave, Xero has announced an updated COVID-19 Business Support tool. The tool will make it simpler for small businesses and advisors to calculate their eligibility for the state support packages. Support welcomed… Read more »

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What triggers Aussies to turn their dreams of becoming their own boss into a reality?

- March 5, 2021 3 MIN READ

What motivates Australians to go into business? According to research from Xero, the tipping point is often a combination of opportunity, the lure of financial independence, and dissatisfaction with their current work situation. Xero surveyed more than 800 soloprenuers for their Tipping Point research to uncover the motivation and challenges faced by the nation’s sole… Read more »

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Xero reports small business growth continues despite COVID

- January 28, 2021 3 MIN READ

Xero’s Small Business Insights (XSBI) program has released the data from its December report and it is good news for business owners. Australia’s small businesses are reporting jobs growth above pre-crisis levels despite declining revenues and a smaller holiday sales season. Jobs growth continues beyond pre-COVID-19 levels Small business jobs grew 1.9 per cent month-on-month… Read more »

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Tips for operating seamlessly this festive season and beyond

- December 17, 2020 3 MIN READ

After a year unlike any other, Aussie consumers are on track to return to their typical spending habits – plus a bit extra – this Christmas, writes Angus Capel Small Business Advocate, Xero. The good news gets better for small businesses too, with a surge in post-COVID community feeling driving more people to shop from… Read more »