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In Focus: Kate Carnell on the challenges facing SMEs

by Robyn Tongol3 minute read

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If anyone knows the ins and outs of the challenges facing small businesses, it’s the Australian Small Business & Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell.

In this episode of In Focus, recorded with the ASBFEO at our SME Broker Bootcamp in December 2020, Kate Carnell joins host Annie Kane to discuss the challenges that small-business owners have been facing since COVID-19 hit, the benefits and pitfalls of government financial support mechanisms for SMEs, and the crucial role brokers play in helping small businesses access and understand business finance.

Tune in to find out:
- The challenges that SMEs are facing and the pros and cons of government support mechanisms
- The mental health challenges of SMEs
- The resources available to brokers to identify appropriate SME finance

And much more!



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