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Challenging business conditions as weak revenues continue for 57% of SMEs

Updates to this research will be published monthly to track the impact and response to COVID-19. View Previous Wave.

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Unpacking The Jan 2021 New Vehicle Sales Recovery

January 2021 saw the new year start with a bang, as almost 80,000 vehicles were sold off the back of further easing in COVID-19 restrictions, and the Australian economy returning to a more ‘normal’ business setting. Year on year, this resulted in double digit growth (up 11.1% vs. January 2020). While that appears strong at face value, does it hold true once we dig a little deeper.

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Christmas Cheer for SMEs as Strong Revenue, Jobs and Investment Data Point to a Happy New Year

Updates to this research will be published fortnightly to track the impact and response to COVID-19. View Previous Wave.

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Road to Recovery Continues with SME JobKeeper Claims Dropping to 26%

Updates to this research will be published fortnightly to track the impact and response to COVID-19. View Previous Wave.

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Content tops marketing budget priorities moving into 2021

According to the Creating Connections report, based on a survey of more than 300 businesses, most have maintained or increased budgets in all major areas of marketing and communications except physical events. This has led to more competition in fewer channels.

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SME Recruitment Drive Hindered by a Lack of Candidates

Updates to this research will be published fortnightly to track the impact and response to COVID-19. View Previous Wave.

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A Return To Normality?

November sees a number of changes to life in Australia, as Melbourne (and Victoria more broadly) returns to a greater semblance of normality. Anecdotal feedback suggests that we'll see that reflected in financial results over the next month, as Victorians take advantage of the opportunity to see friends, and relatives, visit cafes and restaurants, and generally enjoy an increased level of freedom.

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Stronger Revenue & Jobs Data Drives SME Sentiment Higher

Updates to this research will be published fortnightly to track the impact and response to COVID-19. View Previous Wave.

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Positive Momentum Continues with 41% of SMEs reporting higher revenues in September

Updates to this research will be published fortnightly to track the impact and response to COVID-19. View Previous Wave.

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Consumer Confidence Up, But Business Remains Cautious

It is rare to see the world change so dramatically in 7 months. As of June, 927,000 Australian organisations had applied for Jobkeeper, and the rules around what we can do in our personal lives can change weekly. All aspects of life have been affected and although the 2020 federal budget has highlighted the nation’s largest deficit in living memory, Australian optimism prevails.

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