Day: 24 November 2021

70 Terms every entrepreneur and small business owner needs to know

For those new to the game, the terminologies of business can be quite confusing. Part of the problem is that entrepreneurs need to become familiar with all aspects of their company, of which there are quite a few, meaning the business terms used are many and varied. There are the acronyms, like KPI, B2B, CPL …

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Skilled workers, backpackers and international students to rescue Australia’s SME labour market

Eligible visa holders include international students, skilled workers, and working holiday makers. COSBOA CEO Alexi said “This move will be a big help in addressing the number one issue for small business at the moment: the shortage of workers. “COSBOA members have been citing the lack of visa workers and international students as a major …

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$25-100,000 Grants for small-scale and craft agribusinesses

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting small-scale and craft producers across the state to diversify product lines, expand exports and create new jobs. Minister for Agriculture Mary-Anne Thomas today visited BoatShed Cheese in Dromana, a family owned and operated artisan cheese business that produces cow, goat and buffalo milk cheese. “Amazing small-scale and craft businesses …

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Top 5 sources of conflict for Australian family businesses in 2021

Think you know the top sources of conflict experienced by Aussie family businesses? Surprise… it’s not sibling rivalry! According to new research from the 2021 Family Business Survey** 83 per cent of all Australian family businesses have experienced some sort of conflict during the last 12 months. In fact, the Survey found the most common source …

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RECEIVE GOVT GRANT OF $10K to $250K*.

Austrade Approved Business Events
AVAILABLE NOW APPLY BEFORE 30th MARCH 2021 (Condition apply)

  • ABF Events are approved and listed below have been certified by Austrade on the Schedule of Approved Business Events.
  • This allows exhibitors, sponsors, delegates and partners to participate in the Business Events Grant Program. Note event bookings need to be confirmed ASAP to participate in the grant program
  • The program provides 50% rebate (based on a minimum spend of $20k) for approved items including ABF event-media packages, exhibition stands, corporate function tables, delegate registrations.
  • Govt Grant applications are now open until the 30 March. Please contact ABF to discuss how we can assist, we have experts to assist grant applications.
  • Grant funding will cover up to 50% of eligible expenditure incurred in participating at pre-approved business-to-business events as buyers or sellers during the 2021 calendar year.  All grant applications must be submitted for approval via the following link: https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/business-events-grants
  • For further information please see this fact sheet.