By Kate Carnell AO, The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman
There’s never been a better time to buy Australian.
Small businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic and those swept up in Victoria’s second wave are under enormous pressure right now. Amid all of the bad news though, there is a glimmer of hope for small businesses. That is, more Australians are wanting to buy local.
Future Neutral, a new Australian start-up, gives retailers the same opportunity that airlines have been offering for years - the ability for customers to add carbon offset at checkout.
The Fair Work Ombudsman recovered $1,212,727 in unpaid wages for 1351 workers in the fast food, restaurant, café and retail sectors prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this series we look at what impact Covid-19 has had on the bike business and how many changes will be with us for good, we sat down with Jonathon Nunan from Better Bike Business to get the low down.
An interesting study just came out in the UK, who's headline statistic was that 85% of the population had rediscovered cycling during the lockdown. But the more critical number that came out of that research, was that 12% of Britains would continue to cycle post COVID-19, who weren't riding before the pandemic.
It would be a bit obvious to simply say 'e-bikes', because that particular horse has clearly already bolted. And it will continue to run and run and run. That category will continue to evolve and expand across all categories of bicycles, including kids and road bikes
When he’s not smashing a hill on his road bike in Victoria’s the Dandenongs, up north or in the Yarra Valley, he’s a dad to two boys Seth and Nathan and when he's working, he's working hard, performing a hysterectomy on a budgie and other complex surgeries on birds of any feather, which you need to be very highly skilled to do. Matt Gosbell, co-owner of Melbourne Bird Vet, is just a handful of people in Australia that can do that.