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National research reveals SMEs’ top five funding frustrations

Around 9 out of 10 Australian SMEs are frustrated about their business funding, naming onerous loan conditions, having to provide property security and a...

SMEs may have to seek alternative lending following the results of the Royal Commission

Small business owners could be most impacted once the final report of the Royal Commission is released later today. According to Scottish Pacific CEO Peter...

Australian small businesses share in almost $10 million

New South Wales business, The blueprint Laboratory, is one of 16 Australian businesses that will share almost $10 million in funding. The Accelerating Commercialisation grants...

5 ways to fund your new business

There are lots of challenges prospective business owners and budding entrepreneurs have to overcome. They need to market test their idea and prove that...

Best interest rate on my business loan?

With the emergence of a range of new funding sources for small and medium sized businesses, it’s crucial to understand what your company’s debt...

Bank, online lender or peer-to-peer platform to fund my business?

With the increasing number of debt financing alternatives available to small and medium sized businesses, should businesses be bypassing the major banks and going...

From risky business to hot property

Starting an organic men’s skincare line was a logical step for Paul Anderson, who had been clocking up an A-class list of clientele at his grooming salon MANKiND in Surry Hills since opening for business. It might sound like a dream run, but as Anderson explains in this interview, he couldn’t secure funding for what the banks considered an untested business concept - which meant taking the ultimate risk.

3 ways to make working capital work for you

There are very few forms of capital in this market, so don’t discount the one that’s right under your nose: your own working capital. Here's some expert advice for making the most of what's available to you.

3 quick ways to raise cash

Where is cash when you need it? Here's an in-depth look at the art of raising good debt over bad in a world characterised by a number of emerging new trends.

SMBs experiencing growth, despite troubled economic conditions

Two-thirds of SMBs have experienced growth over the last two years, which a new survey is attributing to good business planning and financial management, and many expect continued growth over the next two years.

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...