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Insolvency protections extended for SMEs

14/09/2020

The Federal government has announced that it is extending the temporary insolvency and bankruptcy protections that have been put in place to support struggling small businesses impacted by the Covid

Easier access to JobKeeper funding announced

10/08/2020

Coronavirus-hit businesses will get easier access to wage subsidies with the federal government injecting a further $15 billion into JobKeeper. In a move designed to cushion the economic sledgehammer blow

What you’ll have to do to keep staff on JobKeeper 2.0

21/07/2020

JobKeeper will be extended through to 28 March 2021 in an amended, two-tier format that sees payments reduced and aligned to full or part time hours. The two-tier payments from

Banks extend loan deferrals program for small business

13/07/2020

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, has welcomed the decision by the Australian Banking Association (ABA) to extend its loan deferrals program for small businesses that

3 must-know award wages changes for franchisees

26/02/2020

In light of recent reports, it would seem more and more Aussies are falling victim to wage theft. And while there’s no excuse for poor bookkeeping, the common line is that

Deregulation taskforce a ‘game-changer’ for small business

16/09/2019

Prospective small business owners may be in for significant boost, after the Federal Government launched a new deregulation taskforce. Announced on Thursday, the taskforce will work alongside state and territory

Ombudsman seeks feedback on Business Funding Guide

04/09/2019

A tumultuous year for the banking sector has hit Australian small business hard, with prospective entrepreneurs finding access to finance more difficult than ever. However, a new document, the Business

ATO franchise tax update targets courier and cleaning businesses

11/07/2019

Franchisees providing cleaning and courier services may be hit with financial penalties should they not conform to a new franchise tax update. The Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) recently introduced Taxable

Franchise brands urged to review minimum wage increase

02/07/2019

The end of financial year (EOFY) celebrations kicked off early for workers with the national minimum wage increase officially rolled out on Monday. The minimum wage increase sees rates rise

2.2 million Aussie better off after minimum wage increase

31/05/2019

More than 2.2 million Australians are set to better off after the Fair Work Commission (FWC) delivered a long-awaited pay rise. On Thursday, the body confirmed a 3 per cent