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Business sentiment continues its downhill side: Survey

Confidence in the small business sector is continuing to wane, according to the latest NAB Quarterly Business Survey, as the global economic climate remains unstable and the prospect of new local taxes sit on the horizon.

SMB owners happy to start-up again, despite economic climate

Despite the fragility of the current economic climate, SMB owners have reported they would start up a business again, with research finding 70 percent are happy with their entrepreneurial career choice.

Business confidence slides further, but SMBs remain positive on outlook

Despite business confidence continuing to fall as a result of weak consumer spending, half of SMBs remain optimistic about their ability to ride out the tough times, a new report has found.

Female business owners feeling confident, research finds

Female SMB owners are feeling more positive about being in business than their male counterparts and are driving the uptake of social media for business, according to new research.

Business confidence slides, as economic uncertainty rises

Ongoing economic uncertainty caused business confidence to fall nearly ten points in February, to 108.9, after six consecutive months of rises to January 2012.

Interest rate concerns push business optimism down

Business expectations have slid this quarter, as interest rate worries and ongoing pressure from the strong Australian dollar weighs on local SMBs.

Business confidence resilient in face of economic uncertainty

Despite global financial volatility, local businesses are feeling optimistic as they look towards implementing more efficient cost-cutting measures.

Businesses positive about economy, despite overall confidence slip

Local businesses remain mostly positive about the state of the economy, despite the fact a sentiment survey registered its first decrease in business confidence in six months.

Business sentiment down as economic recovery slows

The June quarter 2010 ACCI-Westpac Survey of Industrial Trends showed a marked softening of manufacturers’ General Business Sentiment for the second half of 2010.

Tech creators describe Prime Minister’s digital strategy as ‘paradoxical’

The Prime Minister has encouraged businesses to “be the best at adopting” technology but has cautioned against becoming “one big Silicon Valley.”...

Small businesses to be disproportionately impacted by reduced exports to China

Small Australian businesses will be hurt the most if trade relations between China and Australia falter. While large companies...

How focusing on a unique part of the problem led to 13,361 per cent growth: With You With Me

With You With Me (WYWM) is a workforce technology platform that helps upskill veterans through training, education and recruitment. In 2019, WYWM...

Rural small businesses given boost through PayPal and Buy From the Bush ecommerce platform

Paypal and Buy From the Bush (BFTB) have launched an online marketplace for rural small businesses to expand their reach through ecommerce.

‘Young people have been disproportionately affected’: Taj Pabari

Taj Pabari is the CEO of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship (ASE), was named the Australian Young Innovator of the Year in...

Let’s Talk: Success Secrets

Success looks different for each business. There is a huge variety in the business models that we hold up as success stories....

Unfair dismissal claim against Deliveroo may have widespread consequences for the gig economy

A former rider for Deliveroo has taken the food-delivery service to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) in an unfair dismissal case.

Buy now, pay later made easy for SMEs as Zip partners with Visa, Apple, Google

Zip has announced its partnership with Visa, Apple and Google to allow many more small businesses to accept buy now, pay later...