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ACCC decision on proposed BP acquisition of Woolworths service stations welcomed

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has welcomed the ACCC decision to oppose the proposed acquisition by BP Australia of the Woolworths network of retail service station sites.

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Fintech roundtable

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

A roundtable meeting was held on Wednesday 13 December 2017 between representatives of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, FinTech Australia and theBankDoctor.org.

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Ombudsman calls for lower ‘tap-and-go’ transaction fees

Monday, December 11, 2017

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has supported a parliamentary committee recommendation for banks to reduce “tap and go” transaction fees.

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National farm debt mediation supported

Friday, December 8, 2017

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has welcomed the recommendations of the Select Committee on Lending to Primary Production Customers.

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Access to Justice inquiry

Monday, December 4, 2017

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has launched an inquiry into access to justice for small business.

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Royal Commission welcomed

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of a Royal Commission into the banking sector.

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Small business investment barriers identified

Friday, November 24, 2017

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman today released a study into factors impacting small to medium enterprise investment.

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Faster payments a 'game changer' for small business

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has welcomed the Federal Government’s move to introduce 15-business-day payment terms for small business suppliers.
 

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