The government’s announcement of a $3.6 million package to support the mental health of small business owners has been welcomed by the business community.
The government has thrown its support behind the nation’s SMBs with the announcement of a major new fund using Commonwealth bonds to back small business.
75 per cent of Australian SMB owners said they can’t be sure they’ll be able to pay their own bills on time due to unpaid invoices.
Part of the reason why SMB owners are choosing to forgo a business loan is the amount of documentation required, with 80 percent stating it was onerous.
SMEs have access to a burgeoning surplus of tech products and services designed to improve productivity today. So much so that it feels easier to draw up a long list of favourites than it does whittle that down to a short one.
Square and Bank of Queensland (BOQ) have joined forces to deliver small business more flexible payment options.
Optus has become the newest resident of the Sydney Startup Hub, today opening its Optus Innovation Hub as it looks to boost collaboration with startups.
According to a survey from IDC, the key tech priorities for SMBs are IT security, improving IT skillsets and productivity, better decision making, and cost savings.
Australia’s small businesses may see some relief this financial year with Treasurer Scott Morrison announcing the extension of the $20,000 instant asset write-off in the 2018-19 Federal Budget.
A survey of small business owners across Australia has found small business owners are sacrificing their work-life balance in order to achieve business success. The survey of 921 SMEs conducted by CGU Insurance revealed whilst small business owners cited the freedom of making their own decisions as a strong indicator of success, many of these… Read more »
After spending its first few years in the Australian market getting a lay of the land, the local arm of global web domain registrar GoDaddy has launched a big marketing push taking aim at the 60 percent of small businesses that don’t have a website.
The tech sector loves a good buzzword, and up there with ‘virtual reality’ and ‘Blockchain’ as one of the buzzwords du jour is ‘big data’. Though Blockchain and virtual reality may not yet be mainstream, data on the other hand touches the average consumer every day – because they are creating it. According to statistics… Read more »
Scott Morrison warned today that the tech sector must do more to explain the benefits of leveraging technology to wider Australia.
“I have a very good eye for detail on ways to improve things without wasting time or money, so I turned it into a business.”
“I’m a problem solver at heart, and sometimes that makes you a less than desirable employee.” She never got fired, Carmen Roberts clarified with a laugh, but acknowledging that fact led to the decision not to go back to working for someone else after having her youngest child. Instead, she looked at what she was… Read more »