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ACCC : SMEs to save 5 to 10 per cent on power from carbon tax repeal

Competition tsar Rod Sims has informed SMEs they should expect an annual cost saving on their energy usage arising from the carbon tax repeal of between five and ten per cent

Competition chief warns of pitfalls in grocery industry code

The nation’s competition tsar has highlighted shortcomings with the proposed grocery industry code intended to limit unfair practices and establish clear conduct guidelines in the sector.

Franchising sector urged to improve image

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is urging the franchising sector to work towards bettering its image, if it wishes to continue to see growth.

ACCC loses case against Google, sends warning to businesses

The Federal Court has dismissed allegations by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that Google engaged in misleading conduct by failing to adequately distinguish ads from search results.

Metcash stands firm on Franklins purchase

Metcash isn’t backing down from its acquisition of Franklins despite a decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to appeal the Federal Court’s decision to allow the purchase of the business from South African retailer Pick n Pay.

‘The beating heart of communities’: Why small businesses are culturally essential

A new study has been released highlighting the essential role small businesses play in shaping communities, with Australian consumers revealing their affection...

The Changing Face of e-commerce in China

While China offers Australian exporters unprecedented opportunity in terms of potential customers, entering the market doesn’t come without risk. One cost-effective way for...

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....