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Businesses call Victoria’s $3bn support package “a band-aid solution”

The Victorian Government's plans to release a $3 billion support package to businesses has been met with apprehension from business owners.

How to manage a rebrand in the midst of COVID-19

Rebranding can be difficult at the best of times. Companies fear losing recognition, customer retention and brand loyalty. With this in mind,...

Broken Victorian businesses should be spared closure costs: Ombudsman

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has called on the Victorian Government to cover the costs associated with...

Energy consumers in Victoria to receive support until March 2021

The Victorian Essential Services Commission announced this week that it will introduce new mandatory requirements for energy retailers to provide "reasonable" assistance to small...

“This could force parents out of their jobs”

With ‘free childcare’ ending yesterday, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says many parents - especially women - in small...

Where the SME sector is headed in a post-COVID world

Since the launch of the government's SME guarantee scheme for small businesses suffering from the knock-on effects of COVID, we've seen how important it...

Small business procurement panel essential to economic recovery

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says small businesses will play a critical role in the post COVID economic recovery,...

Australian SMEs concerned about impending recession

Australian SMEs are concerned about the impending recession, with business confidence plummeting to new lows, according to the ‘Canary in the Coal Mine’ report...

NSW free ‘brain power webinars’ for SME and startup business growth

A new Brain Power webinar series will help NSW startups and small businesses deal with workplace issues and boost their resilience during COVID-19. Launched by...

$100,000 Mentored Grant opening with Lexus and Mark Bouris partnership

Lexus has partnered with Mark Bouris to announce the new Lexus and Mentored Grant - a $100,000 grant initiative aimed to help up-and-coming entrepreneurs...

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Emesent’s autonomous drones disrupt the mining space

Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing miners to access unchartered spaces, and defence forces...

Responsible lending law reforms to boost credit

The Federal Government has announced changes to responsible lending laws in the hopes of boosting Australia's flow of credit. Under the changes,...

Aussie Broadband prepares to list despite pandemic disruptions

Aussie Broadband, Australia’s fifth largest provider of NBN services, is set to list on the ASX this October. The ISP will list...

“Rural empowerment a key focus”: how Zoho’s digital transformations benefit small and regional businesses

Zoho, a software solutions company, provides integrated tech solutions for businesses globally. They offer 45+ integrated apps, ranging from CRM to financial...

$4.5 billion network investment delivers ultra-fast broadband to over 700,000 businesses

The Federal Government has released a $4.5 bn network investment package, involving a $3.5 bn upgrade of the National Broadband Network (NBN)....

Government announces ‘most significant reforms’ to insolvency laws for small businesses

The Federal Government has announced new insolvency rules that will allow small businesses to stay afloat whilst restructuring debts. This new insolvency...

Tesla rolls out $25,000 electric vehicle with new ‘tabless’ battery architecture

At Tesla’s “Battery Day” event on Tuesday, CEO Elon Musk announced the production of a US$25,000 electric vehicle (EV) “about three years...

Let’s Talk: Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a form of software that can help businesses keep on top of their myriad management responsibilities. ERP...