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Australian beauty brand, Babe Australia, builds overseas presence with the help of Efic’s export loan

Efic’s Small Business Export Loan helped Victorian-based beauty product business, Babe Australia (Babe), deliver on three purchase orders in the US and Mexico and...

Let’s Talk: Overseas expansion

What can derail a businesses' plans to launch their offering into an overseas market?  Global expansion may be every enthusiastic business owner’s dream but is...

Efic helping high-growth business take on export opportunities

Seeing Machines has gone from strength to strength since 2000, when the business was founded as part of an association with Australian National University....

Achieve your potential in overseas markets

The size limitations of the Australian domestic market mean that in particular sectors, small businesses struggle to achieve their growth potential. For many small...

Partnerships to support Australian SME growth

For small and medium businesses (SMEs) that want to take on new export opportunities, understanding your business’ working capital position is critical. Working with...

New financial year sees export sentiment lift

Australia’s exporters are more optimistic about the year ahead than they were six months ago. That’s one of the key findings of Efic’s latest...

Looking beyond our shores as a small business

Australia’s continued economic relationship with China is showing little sign of slowing down, with the country – our biggest trading partner – investing in...

Five considerations for every small business exporter

Australia’s small businesses often face a number of hurdles before they can establish successful export operations. Taking a lesson from successful exporter and music...

Steps SMEs should take to secure export success

Small businesses often have specific financing needs and may require funding support to compete in international markets or to fulfil export-related supply chain contracts. For...

Indigenous islanders win Japanese contract 

Even the toughest of business people are taking their hats off to the Tiwi Islanders nowadays. Only seven years ago, the islanders committed themselves to...

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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...