Small biz in the clear on carbon complaints

Small biz in the clear on carbon complaints

Sydney : Australia | Jul 11, 2012 at 7:02 AM PDT
Source: Sydney Morning Herald
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Rod Sims said very few of the complaints related to small businesses...Overall, the number of complaints we have received about small businesses and small retailers has generally been low. However when any business attributes a price increase to the carbon price, they must not mislead consumers.... FULL ARTICLE AT Sydney Morning Herald
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