small business

The small business pivot that created a chain reaction

12 October 2021 | 6 min read

Kate Dillon shares how creating an Australian-made sweatshirt end-to-end with local small businesses, helped save her business and support the slow fashion movement.

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5 advantages of owning a business

02 August 2021 | 3 min read

From making time for family to living out a creative passion, 5 small business owners share the advantages of owning their own business.

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“I wish someone had told me that”: Melanice Jacobsen, Cha Cha Chocolate

31 May 2021 | 8 min read

Founder of Bundaberg’s Cha Cha Chocolates shares the small business advice she wishes she’d had from the start and why this EOFY will be her best yet.

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Federal Budget 2021: 7 key take-outs for small businesses

12 May 2021 | 5 min read

Federal Budget 2021 includes benefits and subsidies aimed at boosting what the Treasurer described as the engine room of the economy: small business.

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Video: It’s tax time – don’t forget to discuss these 8 things with your accountant

14 June 2019 | 3 min read

As well as helping minimise your tax bill, your accountant should be able to help you plan ahead. Here’s some key things to discuss with your accountant at EOFY.

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What the Royal Commission means for Australian small businesses

28 February 2019 | 4 min read

Borrowing issues, loan guarantors and more. The final report on the Banking Royal Commission has been released, but what does it mean for small business?

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Uncovering EOY opportunities for retail, trade and hospitality businesses

15 November 2018 | 3 min read

There are plenty of opportunities that the celebratory Christmas season brings. We explore some industry-specific prospects.

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The essential small business financial dictionary

02 May 2018 | 5 min read

The first step to making the right financial decisions for your small business is understanding key financial terms. Improve your financial literacy with our handy glossary of key financial terms.

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9 investments to make your small business grow

02 May 2018 | 3 min read

What types of investments lead to the growth of your business? From upping your online game to smart insurance, here’s 9 essential investments and expenses that can help your small business grow.

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Everything about starting a small business

01 May 2018 | 2 min read

Are you starting a small business? We cut through the noise and answer your burning questions from failure prevention to finance.

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Networking tools and tips to help women in business thrive

16 March 2018 | 3 min read

For women in business, the benefits of networking include meeting like-minded professionals and connecting with people you may end up doing business with.

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Why debt can be a good thing

09 March 2018 | 4 min read

While growing a business often involves going into debt, it's important to acknowledge there are two types of debt: good and bad. Knowing the difference is key.

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