· Despite increasing confidence, 83% still concerned about the current state of the economy
· One in three don’t believe current Federal Government policies for small business have any impact
· Only 36% of businesses applied for the recently introduced $30,000 instant assets write-off
· Access to finance remains a significant challenge for Australia’s small and medium businesses
Monday, 19 August 2019 – The August 2019 Sensis Business Index has revealed that Australia’s small business confidence is strong, with 57% of businesses now confident in their prospects over the next 12 months.
Tasmania, with 63% of businesses expressing confidence in their prospects, remains the most confident state followed by Queensland at 60% and Victoria at 58%.