Australia’s SME revenue performance has hit heights not seen since September 2011, and revenue decline is on the, um, decline. And no, it’s not simply a Turnbull bounce. The strongest SME revenue performance of the last four years, and five year low in the proportion of businesses experiencing revenue decline, was captured in the March 2015 MYOB Business Monitor. But if the Canning by-election is any guide, this confidence will only be bolstered by Malcolm Turnbull’s rise to PM. In his … [Read more...] about Is high SME confidence just a ‘Turnbull bounce’?
After leadership rumblings that seemed to last longer than his just-shy-of-two-year term as PM, Tony Abbott has exited stage left. Whatever your take on the Abbott Government’s achievements, what seems clear from the sidelines is 1) if Tony had a clear vision for the country, he failed to let us in on it, and 2) his PM-ship seemed destabilised to the point of being terminal. Our 29th PM, Malcolm Turnbull, cited Abbott’s inability to provide ‘economic leadership’ and ‘the economic confidence … [Read more...] about What SMEs want from PM Malcolm