Free Small Business Training!

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Tweet Well you don’t get much for free these days, but yes it’s true. There is free training available to small business owners called Business Building Blocks. BBB is a partnership between Council of Small Business of Australia (COSBOA), Business Enterprise Centres Australia (BECA) and the University of Western Sydney (UWS), and is an Australian […]

Carbon Tax – Small Business Still Has a Voice

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Tweet As of 8 November 2011 Australia has carbon tax legislation with the tax due to come into effect mid-2012 with a starting price of $23/tonne. This article is not going to be on whether it’s a good or bad thing – and I have my own opinion on how effective I think it will […]

Small Business are PEOPLE

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Tweet On Sunday 9 October 2011, Peter Strong, Executive Director of the Council of Small Business of Australia appeared on Meet the Press. He spoke about the frustrations of small business over tax compliance and the government’s red tape, the carbon tax, and the Greens’ plan to cut small business tax from 30 to 25 […]

NSBS 2011

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Tweet Are you going to the National Small Business Summit 2011? This is Australia’s premier small business event taking place in Sydney July 26 and 27! As an annual forum of the people who govern, support and work in the small business sector the event aims to identify the most important issues for small business; […]