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Ombudsman’s final report finds ‘Show Must Go On’ despite insurance crisis

Monday, December 6, 2021

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Bruce Billson, has today released the final report into the insurance crisis facing Australia’s amusement, leisure, and recreation sector, declaring “the show must go on”.

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New register reveals extent of late payments by big business to small

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has welcomed today’s launch of the Payment Times Reports Register, which provides transparency around big business payment times.

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Kindly customers urged to spend big with small business

Friday, November 26, 2021

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson is urging shoppers to spend big with small businesses this weekend, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales predicted to smash records.

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Ombudsman congratulates enterprising Western Sydney Women

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has congratulated the winners of the Western Sydney Women Awards, many of whom are outstanding small and family business owners.

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Ombudsman supports outstanding Western Sydney Women

Monday, November 15, 2021

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Bruce Billson is proud to support this year’s Outstanding Western Sydney Women Awards to be hosted on 16 November 2021.

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National Small Business Commissioners Forum Communique – Ongoing support for small business key to recovery

Friday, November 12, 2021

State Small Business Commissioners and the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman have met to continue our collaborative efforts within our jurisdictions, to support our nation’s vital small business community.

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More decisive action needed on small business payments says Ombudsman

Monday, October 25, 2021

Small business owners and leaders have every right to be frustrated by the Reserve Bank’s review of retail payments regulations, says the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Bruce Billson.

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Ombudsman’s report says the show must go on

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Bruce Billson, has today released an interim report into the insurance crisis facing Australia’s amusement, leisure, and recreation sector. 

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