Mental health of small business owners becomes growing concern for the ATO

In a recent article by ABC news, it was found that the Australian Taxation Office has been alarmed by the number of small business owners experiencing increasing levels of mental health issues, particularly in relation to financial stress.

Pressure on corporate Australia to pay small businesses on time or lose government contracts

Cash flow is the lifeblood of any healthy business, and delayed payments can cripple SMEs in fast moving, competitive industries.

New funding access for SMEs with announcement of $2 billion government lending fund

The Federal government has today announced the introduction of a $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund to provide welcome new funding access for small to medium businesses.

AMEX promotes local small businesses with special offer for cardholders

Returning for its 6th year, American Express' Shop Small campaign is urging cardholders to do their Christmas shopping with small retailers and support the local community.

Top 4 events to attend during NSW Small Business Month 2018

October is NSW Small Business Month, a time to celebrate the contribution of over 700,000 small to medium businesses across the state and supporting 44% of NSW's workforce.

Aussie IT solutions provider HotlineIT saves $1,300 in office electricity bills

With one phone call Michelle Joosse, CEO of IT services company HotlineIT, saved their business over $1,300 (based on a $337 per quarter bill saving) in office electricity costs.

Small Business Spotlight: Bespoke Packaging

Read our post where we put the spotlight on Bespoke Packaging to see how owner Michelle makes every day feel like Christmas for her customers!

Small Business Spotlight: Silver Star Charms

For this week's small business spotlight we're talking to Amanda who owns jewellery and charm business Silver Star Charms.

Small Business Spotlight: Be Social. Be Smart.

We spoke to Eliza, one half of the team behind Be Social. Be Smart. who aim to educate and empower children and teenagers to post positively on social media to create a positive personal brand and open doors for future opportunities.

Small Business Spotlight: Geraldine Pierre Skin Care

We spoke to Geraldine, owner of Geraldine Pierre Skin Care, about her business and what inspired her to start it in this week's Small Business Spotlight post. Read more here.