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21 Jan 2022 Media Releases

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has launched an inquiry into small business natural disaster preparedness and resilience.

18 Jan 2022 News

If you own a small business, you may also be a company director.

Anne Nalder from The Small Business Association of Australia discusses how the…

17 Jan 2022 Media Releases
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson is urging people to refrain from posting negative online reviews, as short-staffed small businesses struggle to stay open.
13 Jan 2022 Media Releases

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has welcomed the Australian Government’s commitment to renew funding for a critical mental health program tailored to small business owners.

12 Jan 2022 News
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The Government is seeking stakeholder views on exposure draft legislation that increases the rights of small businesses to contest the ATO’s…

01 Jan 2022 Media Releases
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A suite of new and updated education and employment policies will take effect from today, boosting education outcomes for Australians and helping them…

24 Dec 2021 Media Releases
Mature age workers may help ease staff shortages this festive season

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson is encouraging small and family businesses to welcome applications from all-ages when hiring staff this busy festive season.

23 Dec 2021 Media Releases

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has welcomed the final report of the independent review of the Banking Code Compliance Committee (BCCC), which includes recommendations to improve small business…

22 Dec 2021 Media Releases

Banking services are essential to small businesses in rural and regional areas and more should be done to support those impacted by branch closures, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson says.

15 Dec 2021 Media Releases
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The Morrison Government has furthered its support for business adoption of e‑invoicing with the launch of consultation on a Business eInvoicing Right (BER).