Store closures and shorter hours as small business feels penalty rate pinch

By Lisa Tisdell
April 2 2015 - 5:00pm
Cedro owner Paul Strugnell expects to make a small profit if the weather is favourable when he opens the CBD café on Saturday and Sunday, but the doors will remain closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

EXPECT closures, shorter opening hours or fewer staff at work over Easter as small businesses count the cost of penalty rates across four consecutive public holidays.

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