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Oz Franchise launches as consultancy service


A specialist Australian franchise growth consultancy, Oz Franchise, has launched to help fledgling and established franchisors accelerate and exceed their growth objectives. Franchise strategy, sales, leasing, funding and executive training

Budget 2021 sets road to recovery, says Franchise Council


Federal Government has listened to small business and implemented policy critical for the road to recovery in its 2021 Budget. That’s the view of the Franchise Council of Australia which believes

ATO review opens up more businesses to JobKeeper eligibility


More Australian businesses may be eligible for JobKeeper in light of the ATO’s Decision Impact Statement after a ruling by the Federal court that a company, Apted, should have been

FCA welcomes Government responses to sexual harassment report


The Federal Government’s belated acceptance of recommendations laid out in the 2020 Respect@Work report has been welcomed by the Franchise Council of Australia and other industry groups. Mary Aldred, CEO

Mental health support service for SMEs


Small-business owners who are experiencing stress can now connect to a new, tailored mental health support service available on the My Business Health web portal. The New Access for Small Business Owners

Grow your business with help from the JobMaker Hiring Credit


Businesses that are creating new positions and employing young Australians may be eligible for a new wage subsidy called the JobMaker Hiring Credit, paid by the ATO. Employers that are

Help for struggling SMES: Financial Assistance Hub unveiled


The Australian Banking Association (ABA) has unveiled the new Financial Assistance Hub which will provide financial assistance to small businesses that are still struggling in the midst of the Covid-19

Franchising still an ACCC priority in 2021


Franchising may not be the top priority for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission this year but it’s still on the list of concerns. In his annual address to Committee

Cyber incidents strike two out of five SMEs


Ahead of today’s Safer Internet Day, cyber security firm Cynch Security has released their Big cyber security questions for small businesses white paper that highlights the security challenges that Australian small-business owners

Jobs growth for SMEs a positive sign but the road ahead is a rocky one


New data shows that small-business jobs continue to grow above pre-crisis levels despite revenue declining amid a more subdued Christmas period. According to the Xero Small Business Insights (XSBI), compiled