Day: 23 September 2021

Small business sector ready to grow once lockdown cycle ends

With lockdown rules and border closures regularly changing, SME owners are looking beyond these constraints and focusing on how they can adapt and grow. But low Victorian SME growth optimism send a stark warning for NSW on impact of lockdowns for small business sector Half of SMEs forecast higher revenue through to end of 2021 Strong …

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State and Territory breakdown: where SMBs stand with lockdown impacts

The ongoing impact of Vic lockdown sends a warning for NSW The SME Growth Index is Australia’s longest-running in-depth research on small business growth prospects. Conducted by East & Partners, the September 2021 round polled a representative sample of 1255 small business leaders across the nation. The research indicates the impact of 2020’s long lockdown in Victoria is still …

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