Melbourne is finally out of lockdown and the jubilation from small businesses there is palpable.
They’ve been waiting for this moment for months and now they can finally open their doors again - hopefully forever.
My office has been overwhelmed by the public response to our Insurance Inquiry in August, with hundreds of small businesses sharing their experiences with insurance providers as part of our extensive consultation process.
As Victoria endures a second wave of COVID-19, it’s downright devastating for the small businesses at the coalface of this crisis. To have been through the first round of restrictions, only to have to close or significantly reduce your operations...
The end of the financial year is upon us and after months of turmoil, only now are we starting to get a true picture of the impact this has had on Australian small businesses and the significant pain points that lie ahead.