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2013 Federal Election

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Piles of coins, copyright: Shutterstock.comNew protocol to tackle late business payments

The Australian Government will consult businesses on a new approach to improving small business cash flow and strengthen business relationships.

Franchising Code Review cover imageGovernment to strengthen $130 bn Franchising Sector

The Australian Government today moved to strengthen and improve Australia's $130 billion Franchising Sector by responding to the 2013 Independent Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct.

Clean Energy Future logoCoca-Cola finds clean technology program is bottler of an idea  

Soft drink giant Coca-Cola Amatil (Aust) Pty Ltd is using almost $1.3 million in revenue from the carbon price for an energy-saving project at its Richlands facility in Queensland.

 

LATEST NEWS

 
Thursday, 1 August 2013

Education delivers dividends for franchisees

Australian funded research shows that prospective franchisees who undertake pre-entry education are more likely to enter a franchise agreement.
Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Government to strengthen $130 billion franchising sector

The Australian Government today moved to strengthen and improve Australia’s $130 billion Franchising Sector by responding to the 2013 Independent Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct.
Wednesday, 24 July 2013

New protocol to tackle business late payments

The Australian Government will consult businesses on a new approach to improving small business cash flow and strengthen business relationships.
Wednesday, 24 July 2013

COSBOA dinner address

Speech to the COSBOA dinner by the Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business Bernie Ripoll
Wednesday, 24 July 2013

E-Resource for small business updated

The Australian Government today launched a new version of its highly popular E-resource kit for small businesses at the Small Business Forum in Brisbane.
 

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