State Government of Victoria
New energy protections will apply to Victorian small businesses from 1 July.
The Small Business Friendly Council (SBFC) initiative is being rolled out across Victoria. Developed by the Victorian Small Business Commission (VSBC) with local councils, the initiative aims to make it a lot easier for small businesses to do business.
The Victorian State Government has announced the establishment of a $250 million Victorian Business Growth Fund for small and medium enterprises to help them access capital and create jobs to grow the Victorian economy.
Workers in community services, contract cleaning and security will benefit from portable long service leave.
Innovative and visionary businesses working to keep Victoria’s manufacturing industry strong will be recognised at the Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards.
Victoria’s first ever Labour Hire Licensing Scheme, which protects workers and cracks down on dodgy operators, will come into force on 29 April – with contractors given six months to sign up or else face significant penalties.
Don’t miss out on one of the best networking opportunities in the manufacturing events calendar.
The Victorian Government is running a series of Local Jobs First information sessions to explain how the Local Jobs First Policy and social Procurement Framework apply to suppliers.
New figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)* give insight to the rate of small business growth in Victoria, the fastest growing industries and where those businesses are being established.
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28 Feb 2019