There are important changes happening in area of construction industry regulation. If you're in the industry make sure you're across what happening - the changes are designed to better protect you.
Small businesses in the creative industries in Sydney can access specialised advice that will help them turn their creative passions into sustainable careers, through the appointment of a specialist Small Biz Connect advisor.
The NSW Business Chamber has released a report into the ability of small businesses in Australia to secure loans from banks in the post GFC environment.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has launched a new Small Business Hub to help small business know and better understand their compliance obligations.
WorkCover NSW premiums will be cut by an average of five per cent. This will benefit 200,000 employers across 376 industries, saving them more than $130 million a year.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is set to use its audit power to check whether franchisors in the take-away food and fitness industries are complying with the Franchising Code of Conduct.
If your business is affected by this announcement by the ACCC, please contact us on 1300 795 534.
Minister for Fair Trading Anthony Roberts has introduced new laws into Parliament for motor vehicle dealers and repairers across NSW.
Mr Roberts said the new laws provide greater protection for consumers while supporting businesses in the motor industry.
If you have questions about the effect of these new laws on your business, please contact us on 1300 795 534.
The Small Biz Bus did its first tour to the far west of NSW in September/October. The trip took it to Narrandera in the Riverina and to the Murray region towns of Euston and Wentworth along the way. It then stopped in Far West centres Broken Hill, Menindee, Wilcannia and White Cliffs.
This is a common question for our Dispute Resolution Unit, and one that rarely has a quick and easy answer, especially for business disputes.
We can offer constructive advice and guidance as to how to approach your problem, on 1300 795 534.
You may have heard of the term "distress for rent". It's an old fashioned term, and something that has been abolished for over 80 years.
In modern-day NSW, the landlord cannot decide to enter the premises, take some "chattels" (things that are inside the property) and sell them if the tenant owes rent.