Energy grants and incentives for Australian SMEs

Is your business taking advantage of government rebates, grants, programs and incentives to help Australian SMEs become more energy efficient? Depending on where you are located, your business may be eligible for free or subsidised incentives to upgrade equipment such as lighting or cooling systems to more energy efficient models that will save you money and help the environment.

How much are Australian SME's overpaying on energy?

Make it Cheaper have crunched the numbers and found most Australian SMEs and households are overpaying on their energy bills by not shopping around.

Australian SMEs to be eligible for a government sponsored $20,000 'digital makeover' in 2019

This week, the Federal Government announced it will provide 100 small businesses with a digital transformation valued at up to $20,000. Here's everything you need to know about the Small Business Digital Champions Project.

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.

How strong is your business' cybersecurity? The government could pay you $2,100 to find out

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews today announced a new grant available for Australian businesses to have their cybersecurity tested by approved Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST) service providers.

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.

The business funding gap is the biggest threat to Australian SME Growth in 2018

Access to loans and funding have been revealed as a major inhibitor to growth across a range of small business reports released in 2018.

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.