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Ombudsman congratulates next BCA President Tim Reed

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has congratulated Tim Reed, who will become the next President of the Business Council of Australia.

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Advisory boards a small business secret weapon: Ombudsman

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Ombudsman says advisory boards are increasingly playing a key role in Australia’s small business’ success stories.

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Ombudsman congratulates Outstanding Western Sydney Women

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has congratulated the winners of the Outstanding Western Sydney Women Awards.

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Ombudsman backs Outstanding Western Sydney Women

Friday, October 11, 2019

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell is proud to support this year’s Outstanding Western Sydney Women Awards to be hosted on 15 October.

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Ombudsman launches Insolvency Practices Inquiry

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Ombudsman announces an inquiry into the insolvency system, to investigate if current insolvency practices achieve the best possible outcome for small and family businesses in financial trouble.

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Take stock on World Mental Health Day: Ombudsman

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has urged small business owners to take a moment to consider their wellbeing ahead of World Mental Health Day.

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Lending to small business crucial to economic growth: Ombudsman

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell agrees with RBA Governor Philip Lowe’s view that small business needs support from our financial institutions.

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Ombudsman backs NT’s October Business Month

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell is encouraging the community to support the Northern Territory’s 14,000-plus businesses during October Business Month.

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