The City of Melbourne Is Asking For More Government Support To Help Businesses

The City of Melbourne is asking for the introduction of another round of federal government support to help struggling businesses and to offer incentives to boost sales. This follows the release of a recently published survey by the Melbourne City Council outlined that three in four businesses are struggling to survive the current Omicron outbreak. […]

Small Businesses Ideas for Australians Who Are Wanting to Work for Themselves

If you are considering the idea of starting a business in 2022, it is important to take the new normal into account. The covid-19 pandemic has changed so much about how people consume products and services. It is important to keep up to date with consumer trends and to create a small business that has […]

How to Know When It’s Time to Close Your Business

A large number of Australian businesses have been forced to close their doors with good over the duration of the covid-19 pandemic. As a business owner knowing when to quit will likely save you further heartbreak and also plenty of money. Starting a business is tough and it can be even tougher closing it both […]

Important Attributes That Make A Great Business Leader

If you were to sit down with ten different entrepreneurs and ask them what they believe makes a great leader you would most likely receive 10 different answers. However, there are some important attributes that seem to get spoken about more than others. Here is a good list of traits that an individual should focus […]

Accountants Encouraged to Talk to Their Clients About Business Closures

Accountants across Australia have been encouraged to raise the issue of business closures with their clients as ongoing lockdowns are quickly resulting in the death of a number of businesses. Recently published data shows that business defaults have increased by 20 percent over the past month. Averaging an increase of 10 percent over the last […]

Ombudsman Asking for Feedback from Female Business Owners

As a way of supporting and encouraging females to take up entrepreneurship in Australia, women who currently lead or own businesses are being asked to share their experiences. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has released a survey aimed at identifying any unique challenges and opportunities experienced by women who own and lead […]

The Benefits of Hiring A Business Consultant

A business consultant can be best described as a professional who works with clients on a large range of aspects with the purpose of trying to assist with improving, growing or maintain a company. A business works with business owners and managers to enhance the operations and efficiency of a business. The business consultant helps […]

Centrelink Goes After 11,000 Australians for $33 Million Worth of JobKeeper Related Debts

Over 11 thousand Australians have been sent debt notices associated with JobKeeper wage subsides totalling an amount close to $33 million. Services Australia has announced that since April 2021 11,771 welfare recipients had debts raised, following a review of JobKeeper and income support payments.  Employment Minister Stuart Robert told parliament that it was the government’s […]

Queensland State Government Offers $10000 Lifeline For Businesses Impacted By Lockdown

Queensland businesses who are struggling as a result of the state’s newest lockdown have been given a financial support lifeline by the state government in the form of a $10,000 lockdown grant. The announcement was made on Monday 2nd August by Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick, who revealed that the $260 million support package will be […]