Prime Minister Scott Morrison is confident his government can pass laws next week to bring forward tax cuts for small and medium-sized businesses by five years at a cost of about $3 billion.
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has completed audits at 45 sushi businesses in New South Wales, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory, finding breaches of workplace laws at 39 businesses.
In the midst of the royal commission into banking, Bank of Queensland’s (BOQ) shares have risen despite reporting a full-year profit slip of five per cent.
A lot of small businesses will be disappointed by the financial services royal commission’s interim report, despite its scathing assessment of the industry, the sector’s ombudsman says.
September sees the final three public hearings of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct, with contentious franchisor Retail Food Group (RFG) to front the committee.
Victoria once again plays host to the latest franchise opportunities, new brands and industry advice at the Melbourne Franchising and Business Opportunities Expo.
In the wake of the Super Retail Group underpayment announcement, the National Retail Association (NRA) has called for better education for both businesses and workers in understanding the complex retail award.