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Does the Budget deliver for small businesses?

The forecast inflation figures until mid-2024 suggest small and family businesses will face sustained cost pressures on ...
scammers

Rural businesses warned against rising incidences of scams

Farmers and small-business owners are reminded to first verify the existence of the seller purportedly selling machinery...
redundancy, crisis to opportunity, future, optimistic, business leaders

Five tips to help small businesses survive in this economic climate

While you can't control the weather, shipping delays or other global events, you can implement protective strategies to ...

Q&A: Introducing a love for British homeware

Jane's next step is to rent a suitable industrial unit within the next six months as she is running out of space at home...
just in time, imports

How small businesses can save money on imports

If you are importing a small quantity of stock, contact other businesses in your network to see if anyone else is shippi...

Online platform Open Pantry links hospitality venues with suppliers

The digital order management system also offers real-time stock and accounting integration services complemented by fina...
energy crisis

Australia’s energy crisis: a guide for businesses

If solar is an option for your businesses, you will find high energy prices reduce the time it takes for solar or energy...
telco

Smaller telcos increasing their broadband market share

"The growth of smaller providers is increasing the competitive tension in broadband markets, and many Australians will s...
energy retailers

How to lower energy costs and manage cashflow

How a business's site or meter is classified, and the type of metering, can have a massive impact on the tariff and over...

Businesses buying local to circumvent supply chain bottlenecks

"It would appear businesses are not waiting for supply chain issues to ease, but rather are adapting with new procuremen...