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Fintech small business lenders support research survey

26 June 2017
New research will aim to establish current trends and best practice in the growing fintech lending market to small and medium-size enterprises (SME).
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New international day recognises importance of small business

26 June 2017
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, has welcomed United Nations recognition of small business as a driver of employment and economic development. Tuesday 27 June has been designated Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day.
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Would you like more information on unfair contract terms?

A new law is now in place to help better protect small businesses from unfair terms in ‘Standard Form Contracts’.

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Case studies

Revival of a silver screen icon

Making your passion your profession

David Kilderry’s love of cinema began when his parents built a second story on their house in Reservoir, Victoria; from David’s new bedroom window, he could see the Coburg Drive-In screen.

“It was a little way away, but I could see it and I fell in love with drive-ins then and there,” David recalled.

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From little things…

The evolution of a product

Working hard to make ends meet as a young single mum, Loo Taylor decided to start selling her home-made terry towelling cushions at the Fremantle markets near Perth.

Cushions weren’t her only area of expertise though; Loo also made hair clips.

“I had long hair at the time, and after I cut it all off, I started making clips with flowers on them to wear,” Loo explained.

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Vines, wines and not enough time!

A mutual interest

It was a love of fine wines that inspired one Canberra couple to start their own small business.

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