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Let’s not repeat mistakes: Lender Lumi calls for partnership with big banks

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic causing business disruptions of an unprecedented scale, alternative lender Lumi has today called for lenders to put...

Funding made reasonable: a quick guide to fixed business loan interest rates

There is nothing more vexing than trying to bring your dream business to life, yet funding stands in your way like an ill-created bump...

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...

Banks rejecting SMEs for finance

The challenge of securing bank finance is seeing a growing number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) turn to online lenders. One in four...

Why you don’t need the banks to help finance your business

As the Royal Commission leads to an increase in lending standards and requirements for banks, many businesses will be forced to look outside the...

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...

ANZ announces promise to lend $1bn to Aussie start-ups

ANZ Bank recently announced their plan to lend $1 billion to new businesses to demonstrate their commitment to Australia's small business sector.

Banks drag the chain on business rate cuts

When the Reserve Bank cut interest rates, home owners arm-wrestled the banks into passing on the cut. But, as Rohan Gamble finds, small businesses aren't as lucky: "Small businesses aren’t just missing out on full rate cuts, business lenders are taking almost double the amount of time to implement the rate reductions."

Where do you go for small business advice?

Whether you're running an established business or looking to start a brand new business getting the right advice is key to operating a successful venture. In Australia, small business owners have some high quality, inexpensive sources of advice and information that can help.

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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...