Volume 11 Issue 20

  • Date:18 Oct 2013
  • Type:Boardroom Report

Room for improvement in small business regulation

A widely welcomed report released by the Productivity Commission (PC) last week highlights how small businesses feel the burden of regulation more heavily than other businesses.

The PC has called on regulators to do more to reduce the compliance and enforcement burdens on this sector of the economy.

Don’t get caught out by new privacy laws 

Directors should ensure their organisations are prepared for changes to the Commonwealth Government Privacy Act 1988, set to take effect on 12 March 2014, or they could face penalties of up to $1.7 million.

Hitting the right mark in Indonesia 

Australian businesses will find many opportunities in Indonesia, but they must be patient and prepared to visit this market regularly to build up strong relationships.

Are you ready for an IPO? 

After years of sluggishness, the initial public offerings (IPO) market may be on the brink of a recovery in the fourth quarter. But whether your company is ready for a listing will depend on a host of factors.

Don’t be left behind when it comes to social media

A new study reveals that older small business owners risk being left behind if they don’t embrace social media to boost their brands and reach new and existing customers.


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