The National Business Name Register only began in late May but is already causing headaches for home-based businesses, which are required to include a physical address on the register.
Business groups have welcomed the Victorian Government’s $6 million Streetlife program, launched yesterday, which is designed to inject new life into small retail businesses.
An automated health monitoring system for the Sydney Harbour Bridge has been announced as a winner of this year’s iAwards, along with a host of other innovative technologies nationwide.
The Victorian Government has made $3 million available to small businesses as part of its Competitive Business Fund, designed to help start-ups improve their competitiveness, productivity and export potential.
Victorian small retailers are set to be adversely impacted by a change to Easter trading hours, with larger businesses set to open their doors over the holiday period.