This week in small business news: Small businesses got ready for the EOFY, the Small Business Ombudsman requested more answers from the banking royal commission, the top ten Aussie brands were named and much more.
Top tax tricks for small businesses
Small businesses have different considerations to make at tax time compared to their larger counterparts. Adam Joy, CEO of the Australian Lottery and Newsagents Association (ALNA), provided a rundown on what you should be focused on. There are five top tips.
Top 10 most valuable brands
Australia’s first-ever BrandZTM Top 40 Most Valuable Oz Brands ranking has seen finance brands lead the way. The new annual study by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown tracks the performance of Australia’s most valuable brands through the world’s largest brand equity platform, using a brand valuation methodology that combines interviews with consumers and financial and business performance analysis.
Kathmandu’s CSR Manager on combatting modern slavery
Kathmandu has recently become the first brand in the southern hemisphere to receive accreditation from the Fair Labor Association (FLA). Dynamic Business had a chat to Gary Shaw, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager at Kathmandu about how retailers can combat modern slavery.
Ombudsman calls for more rigorous examination of banks
Kate Carnell, The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, called for the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry to more rigorously examine a range of ‘unanswered questions’ regarding the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) treatment of Bankwest loans.