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22 Jan 2021
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From 1 Jan 2021 insolvency safe harbour ended and new legislation came into effect. If you believe your small business is trading insolvent or might end…
09 Dec 2020
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The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has handed down her Insurance Inquiry final report today, finding widespread…
01 Dec 2020
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The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell is calling for an overhaul of the dispute resolution framework, saying the…
24 Nov 2020 Media Releases
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An updated Business Funding Guide, which has been revised to reflect feedback and support small businesses impacted by the COVID crisis, has been released…
25 May 2020
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Are you thinking of reopening your small business? Join the former Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell as she gives some…
12 Dec 2019
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The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell is recommending a suite of reforms to the administration of the Research and…
30 Oct 2019
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The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has launched a review of the impact supply chain finance has on the small…
05 Dec 2018
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New research has found that small businesses in Australia are paying more than $130,000 to resolve a dispute through formal pathways; double the cost of a…
29 Jul 2018
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The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO), Kate Carnell, today released the Affordable Capital for SME Growth report from the…