Fast Lane: The highlights and lowlights of the year in small business 2014

Dan Wood /

2014 has been another rollercoaster ride of a year for Australian SMEs. Businesses are battling an economy that is still transitioning from being mining led and a government which has largely failed to implement its economic agenda

Many businesses are doing it tough with a large number of high profile collapses but on the other hand the hard work of many SME owners has paid off with SmartCompany reporting on Aussie businesses expanding both nationally and internationally and securing successful initial public offerings.

Here are the highs, the lows and the plain old bizarre of the year that was in small business:




I can’t wait to see what 2015 has in store!