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ATO debt recovery

ATO debt recovery powers could be unleashed on SMEs

During Covid, the ATO ceased their debt collection and audit activity, but all signs point to 2021 being a year of unlea...
Cybersecurity is a risk for SMEs

Cyber incidents strike two out of five SMEs

Ahead of today’s Safer Internet Day, cyber security firm Cynch Security has released their Big cyber security questions ...
Insolvency looming for some small businesses

Insolvency protections extended for SMEs

The Federal government has announced that it is extending the temporary insolvency and bankruptcy protections that have ...
Is Tik Tok worth it for SMEs?

Tik Tok: is it worth adding to your social media arsenal?

TikTok is an interesting phenomenon. On the surface it’s another short-form video social media platform, existing in the...
Keeping SMEs afloat

Banks offer lifeline to Aussie small business

Australia’s banks are extending a lifeline to Aussie small business. Anna Bligh, Australian Banking Association CE...
St.George Kick Start winner 2019, Jo Palmer

Grants worth $100,000 up for grabs for small business

Does your small business need a financial boost to get into franchising? St.George is calling for nominations from entre...
Small business gets fairer go in ATO disputes

Could an insurance claim ruin your business?

A staggering 87 per cent of small business owners agree that an insurance claim could damage or even ruin their business...
More than one third of Gen Y business owners are not getting funding

Funding fails Gen Y small businesses: report

Nearly half (44 per cent) of Gen Y small businesses have applied for finance in the last year and more than a third (39 ...
PM pledges $100m to small business growth fund

PM pledges $100m to small business growth fund

Small businesses will have access to $100m of taxpayer money under the Australian business growth fund, should the Morri...
FCA joins peak bodies on five-point business plan

SMEs ditch banks for alternative lenders

Alternative lenders are the first choice for funding SME growth for nearly 18 per cent of business owners according to a...