With Victoria’s seven-day lockdown inevitably impacting the state’s economy, the Victorian Government has announced support packages for the businesses most affected. The ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown has forced many businesses to shut their doors and the packages aim to minimise the damage to Victoria’s workforce. Up to 90,000 Victorian businesses affected by the restrictions that remain until… Continue reading Support packages for Victorian businesses
Business Australia, a free national membership organisation has been inundated with calls from business owners asking for support in the wake of new restrictions to help them navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic – with an 65% increase this week to their Stimulus Advice Line. The organisation has had such an increase in requests for advice… Continue reading Business Australia advice line seeing huge demand
When you are starting out in business, you will recognise that it can be a very lonely experience. You may have a couple of key people who are your ‘go to’ resource for advice. It is quite common for business owners to reach out to a former colleague, mentor, maybe a family member or even their accountant. However,… Continue reading How to get your dream team advisory board
The City of Sydney is aiming to spread the festive spirit with a social media competition that will see small businesses competing with their window displays.
The City of Sydney has joined forces with the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner to bring the Small Biz Connect program, an initiative that aims to support small business, to the inner city.
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has released a free Digital Ready Digital Business Kit with the aim of helping small business and not-for-profit organisations better cope in the digital economy.
It’s very easy to forget that you can’t do it all as a business owner, and this stubborn mentality could do you more harm than good in the long-term. If your support network could do with a bit of an upgrade, consider these 5 simple ideas.