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Businesses urged to apply for JobKeeper

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 27 APR 2020
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise ombudsman Kate Carnell is concerned that many small businesses may not be applying for the JobKeeper scheme. Carnell said there is a concern from many small business owners that they cannot afford ...

De Ferrari unaware of legal action

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
... clients. The Finance Sector Union is also investigating legal options for its members. In another blow, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell called on small business financial advisers to reach out after news of ...

AMP urged to mediate with advisers

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 31 JAN 2020
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, has urged AMP to formally commit to mediation as it moves to exit up to 250 financial planning businesses. Carnell said over 80 AMP advisers have visited her offices in the ...

Advice practices urged to contact ombudsman

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2019
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell is calling on small business financial advice practices to share their experiences. Carnell wants to hear from those small and family enterprises being pushed out by financial ...

Minimum wage rises by 3%

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2019
... reliant on the NMW and modern award minimum wages and an improvement in their living standards." The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell said she backed the Commission's independent process in arriving at the decision ...

AFCA appoints new ombudsman

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2019
... $323,500 to $1 million, and primary producers such as farmers have a compensation cap of $2 million. Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell said: "I worked with Geoff Browne in his role as Victorian Small Business Commissioner. ...

AFCA creates small businesses ombudsman role

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
... business complaints will now be covered by an external dispute resolution scheme for the very first time. Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell welcomed the announcement and commented a small business expert appointed ...

Small advice firms face big data breach penalties

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JAN 2018
... coming into effect next month can face penalties of up to $1.8 million. The stark warning comes from the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, which is urging small enterprises to prepare for data breach reporting laws effective ...

YBR founder to lead government taskforce

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2017
The founder and chair of Yellow Brick Road will lead a Federal Government small business taskforce with appointees from Suncorp, Australian Unity and NAB. Mark Bouris will chair the Small Business Taskforce, which the Department of Industry, Innovation ...

BGL integrates with Xero for single database

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 12 SEP 2017
... release of the Xero Small Business Insights report - tracking the conditions and health of its 500,000 Australian small business subscribers. Developed with KPMG Enterprise, the report gives an unprecedented look at small business across five major pillars ...