Australian funded research shows that prospective franchisees who undertake pre-entry education are more likely to enter a franchise agreement.
The Australian Government today launched a new version of its highly popular E-resource kit for small businesses at the Small Business Forum in Brisbane.
The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer Bernie Ripoll today announced that he has approved the variation of the Clearing and Settlement Facility License (CSFL) of LCH.Clearnet Limited (LCH) to
More than 110,000 Australian companies will now be able to benefit from a new tax break after the passage of legislation through the Parliament.
The Australian Government will consult businesses on a new approach to improving small business cash flow and strengthen business relationships.
A series of seminars is being staged this month to further assist small business people from non-English speaking backgrounds to better understand the assistance available under the Australian Gove
Appointment and reappointments of the part-time Chair of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB) and part-time members of the Financial Reporting Council
I am pleased to announce the appointment and reappointments of the Chair of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB) and part-time members of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
Australia's 3.2 million small businesses have 13 days left this financial year to make investments in their business that will enable them to access generous tax deductions introduced by the Gillar
The Australian Government today announced it is commencing consultation on the recommendations made by the independent Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct.
The Australian Government is calling for input and comments from stakeholders, franchisees and franchisors on recommendations made by the review of the franchising code of conduct.
As part of the 2013-14 Budget, the Government will provide an additional $7.8m over two years to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to improve ASIC's client contact centre
Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation, Bill Shorten and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Bernie Ripoll today announced that the Gillard Government has approved variatio
With the Australian Army Chaplains leading this year's Anzac Day veterans' march in recognition of a century of ministry and pastoral support, it is fitting that they have been recognised on the
The Gillard Government is pleased to announce the appointments of Mr Peter Kell as Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for a five-year period from 6 May 2
The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Bernie Ripoll MP, will attend the Seventh Annual Financial Literacy and Education Summit in Chicago on 17 April, where he will be a panellist.
I am honoured to have been sworn in today as Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business.
The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Bernie Ripoll, today announced the appointments of a new President and three new members, and the reappointment of 15 existing members, to the Takeover
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Bernie Ripoll, encouraged all Australians to log on to MoneySmart website today to find any lost bank accounts they may have forgotten about.
Students in Ballarat will learn to become confident and informed financial consumers through a national program designed to help improve the financial literacy of Australian school students.
I am pleased to announce the reappointment of Dr Stein Helgeby as a part-time member of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) for three-year term.