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24 August 2016

Small businesses caught-up in banking disputes are looking for immediate action to resolve their issue, not a drawn-out talk fest about the banks, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell said.

“Speaking from a small business perspective, the current political debate about the most effective ways to deal with community concerns regarding the banks, needs to acknowledge the importance of finding solutions to individual problems quickly and effectively,” Ms Carnell said.

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12 August 2016
The introduction of Project Bank Accounts for certain state government construction projects in Western Australia is a positive step towards protecting small business sub-contractors against late or non-payments from rogue head contractors, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell said.
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