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01 November 2017

This week in small business with Ombudsman Kate Carnell

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman talks this week about online sales, government procurement and protecting intellectual property online.

Online sales: "People are worried about Amazon (coming to Australia) but it can be a positive for small business."

Government procurement: "If the Federal Government is paying a prime contractor in 30 days ... everyone in the supply chain should be paid in 30 days as well."

Intellectual property: "It can be stolen easily by unscrupulous international companies."