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Small biz focus in SA Budget

Friday, July 8, 2016

The extension of the South Australian State Government’s small business payroll tax rebate for another four years will allow business owners the opportunity to re-invest and grow their enterprise, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise...

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Don't get caught out online

Friday, July 1, 2016

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell said warnings from the ACCC about a website promising small businesses information on government assistance, is a timely reminder of the need to be wary online.

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RSRT payments order inquiry: final call for submissions

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Owner-truck drivers and their families wishing to contribute to the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s (ASBFEO) inquiry into the impact the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal’s (RSRT) Payments Order had on small businesses,...

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Another voice for small businesses in QLD

Monday, June 27, 2016

Kate Carnell – Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) – said the new Queensland Small Business Champion will provide another strong voice for small businesses in the state.

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Consultation deadline approaching

Friday, June 24, 2016

Small business owners wanting to contribute to the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s (ASBFEO) consultation initiative have one more week to put forward their ideas.

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Opening avenues for small business growth

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Kate Carnell – the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) – is encouraging more small businesses in South Australia to consider tendering for government contracts following procurement reforms announced by the state’s...

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Improving payment times in South Australia

Friday, June 17, 2016

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell has welcomed the proactive approach taken by the South Australian Government to improving payment terms for sub-contractors in the state’s building industry.

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QLD Budget supports small business innovation

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell said the small business measures outlined in the Queensland State Budget reflect the importance of innovation in the long-term success of the sector.

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