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Business sentiment continues its downhill side: Survey

Confidence in the small business sector is continuing to wane, according to the latest NAB Quarterly Business Survey, as the global economic climate remains unstable and the prospect of new local taxes sit on the horizon.

SMB owners happy to start-up again, despite economic climate

Despite the fragility of the current economic climate, SMB owners have reported they would start up a business again, with research finding 70 percent are happy with their entrepreneurial career choice.

Business confidence slides further, but SMBs remain positive on outlook

Despite business confidence continuing to fall as a result of weak consumer spending, half of SMBs remain optimistic about their ability to ride out the tough times, a new report has found.

Female business owners feeling confident, research finds

Female SMB owners are feeling more positive about being in business than their male counterparts and are driving the uptake of social media for business, according to new research.

Business confidence slides, as economic uncertainty rises

Ongoing economic uncertainty caused business confidence to fall nearly ten points in February, to 108.9, after six consecutive months of rises to January 2012.

Interest rate concerns push business optimism down

Business expectations have slid this quarter, as interest rate worries and ongoing pressure from the strong Australian dollar weighs on local SMBs.

Business confidence resilient in face of economic uncertainty

Despite global financial volatility, local businesses are feeling optimistic as they look towards implementing more efficient cost-cutting measures.

Businesses positive about economy, despite overall confidence slip

Local businesses remain mostly positive about the state of the economy, despite the fact a sentiment survey registered its first decrease in business confidence in six months.

Business sentiment down as economic recovery slows

The June quarter 2010 ACCI-Westpac Survey of Industrial Trends showed a marked softening of manufacturers’ General Business Sentiment for the second half of 2010.


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