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Contracts with Viewble Media and The Shoppers Network

Friday, November 30, 2018

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has been approached by a large number of small businesses regarding contracts with Viewble Media Pty Limited and The Shoppers Network Australia for advertising content.

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Small businesses to get fair hearing on ATO disputes

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell welcomed the announcement last night by the Prime Minister to fund a Small Business Concierge Service in her office to support small businesses with their Australian Taxat

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Confusion reigns: Australian Business Securitisation Fund explained

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

There is much confusion and misinformation in the media on how the $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund will provide a source of wholesale funds for smaller lenders at interest rates comparable to rates available to the major banks a

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Call to rural and regional small businesses: take our payment times survey

Monday, November 26, 2018

The Australian Small Business and Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has called for small businesses and family enterprises in rural and regional areas to fill in the payment times survey this week, before it closes on Friday afternoon.

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White Ribbon Day: Family domestic violence fact sheet for small businesses released

Friday, November 23, 2018

In recognition of White Ribbon Day today, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has released a

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Big wins for smaller end of town: Ombudsman

Thursday, November 22, 2018

“The announcement by the Prime Minister last night to ensure large businesses pay small to medium enterprises (SMEs) within 20 days as a condition of future government contracts is a major win for the SME sector,” the Australian Small Business and

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Micro-businesses would benefit from free tax advice

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell welcomes the proposal by Andrew Leigh MP to provide funding for 10 free tax clinics across the country to assist micro-businesses and low income taxpayers in understanding

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Flexible paid parental leave a win for small businesses

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

“Australia’s small business owners will appreciate the flexibility of the new-look paid parental leave scheme announced today by the government,” the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell said today.

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