Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from Australia and New Zealand:
- Small business offered tax relief: Tax chief waives interest on tax debts of struggling small businesses.
- Privatisation battle shifts to NSW Lotteries: Fears that small businesses could suffer if NSW Lotteries products are no longer sold in newsagents.
- ATO offers relief for small businesses: Australian Taxation Office commissioner Michael D’Ascenzo has announced new measures to help small businesses earning less than $2 million in revenue get through the downturn at a small business…
- Always Up-to-Date – Because your diary is on the web – there is no need to synchronize it at all.
- The lessons for every small business from the Trident collapse: The insolvency of tooling and car parts manufacturer Trident Tooling marks the end of a two-year saga that pitted a small Adelaide-based company against Ford Motor Company in the United…
- Insolvency data shows small businesses are still hanging on: The number of companies falling into administration continues to rise sharply in 2009, but insolvency experts say struggling small businesses appear to be hanging on despite the downturn.
- Businesses lacking disaster plan: LESS than half of all small business in Australia have a disaster plan in the event of a major disruption.
As always this list is not exhaustive, but I hope it will give you a little overview. — ST.