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Small business sector welcomes fair contracts law

13 November 2017
The Australian small business sector has embraced and welcomed legislation that protects them from unfair contracts.
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Business bank model urged for consideration

3 November 2017
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has called for an Australian version of the British Business Bank to be considered.
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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

From contemporary dream to reality

Fairina Cheng spent her days working at a desk in a thriving marketing department, but at night dreamed of making jewellery.

Fairina Cheng Contemporary Jewellery initially started in Zetland, Sydney as a part time passion that burned whenever time allowed.

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Small business measures keep customers happy

Eight years of hard work in a corporate cubicle in London had made Sydneysider Alex Todman crave for the comforts of home and his own small business. He started Zubi at Billy’s at Sydney’s Bilgola beach with two simple things in mind, make incredible coffee for his customers and create a beautiful beachside setting.
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Business struggles, no matter what size, are survivable

Leanne Faulkner’s business started small—for a small person to be exact. In 2004, Leanne developed an all-natural goat’s milk soap to help soothe her young son’s eczema condition. Once other people began to try her handmade Billie Goat Soap, suddenly Leanne found herself overwhelmed with demand. Deciding to pursue soap making as her first small business venture, Leanne started making soap from home and later moved production to a factory.

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