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Small, savvy & self-funded: The 3S formula of your typical Australian start-up

Have you ever wondered what drives our entrepreneurs? Why they become entrepreneurs in the first place?

New report shows that small biz brings the rock!

We all know that small business is important to the overall economy of Australia, and a new figures show that the sector has seen remarkable growth in the two years since the height of the global financial crisis. According to the Minister for Small Business Brendan O’Connor, as well as the recent Australian Small Business: Key Statistics and Analysis report, 260,000 new small biz jobs have been generated over the past couple of years, nationwide.

Australian government offers business owners yet another stepping stone

The Business Finances topic provides information on a range of common finance issues. From setting up a bookkeeping system to understanding complex financial terminology, preparing financial reports and applying for finance, the topic helps business owners take a leading role in managing their finances.

Accountants’ group calls for Small Business Commissioner with teeth

The Small Business Commissioner is expected to act as a “one-stop shop” for small business people, representing their concerns and interests directly to the government, meeting a longstanding demand for better advocacy, advice and information. But will the Commissioner have the teeth, and thus the power to make things better for small business?




New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...