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Small businesses increasingly accessing alternative finance
Friday, 23 Feb 2018
Small and medium-sized enterprises are “over-reliant” on bank credit but are increasingly turning to alternative sources of financing, according to a new OECD report. ...
Trophy, number one high-growth company
10:00 AM, 23 Feb 2018
Small business lender Prospa has been named as the number one high-growth company in Asia-Pacific in The Financial Times’ 1000 list. ...
GoGetta joins Connective asset finance panel
08:30 AM, 23 Feb 2018
Equipment funder GoGetta has joined Connective’s BOLT asset finance panel to help broker clients fund new and used vehicles and equipment. ...
Risk
08:55 AM, 16 Feb 2018
In its efforts to make Australian banks “unquestionably strong”, the prudential regulator is proposing that ADIs hold more capital against loans to small businesses. ...
Non-bank lender says NPP will be 'transformative' for SMEs
08:45 AM, 16 Feb 2018
The introduction of the New Payments Platform could transform the way SMEs conduct business in a number of key areas, according to the MD of a non-bank lender. ...
Appoints new Head of Sales and Distribution
07:53 AM, 16 Feb 2018
SME lender GetCapital has announced that it has appointed a new head of sales and distribution to help grow and support its broker network. ...
CAFBA applauds Productivity Commission report
10:43 AM, 9 Feb 2018
The Commercial Asset Finance Brokers Association of Australia has welcomed the Productivity Commission’s draft report into competition in the financial system, but calls for POS exemptions to be...
Meeting, discussion
10:16 AM, 9 Feb 2018
SME loan risk weightings are just one of several “notable failings” that are impacting competition for SME finance, the Productivity Commission’s draft report into competition in the Australi...
 federal budget
08:50 AM, 9 Feb 2018
A third of SMEs have suggested that government policies will be the biggest impact on their business in 2018, meaning this year’s federal budget could be a mak...
Appointed
15:07 PM, 7 Feb 2018
A new player in the cash flow finance sector has announced the appointment of an industry veteran to lead operations and sales growth in regional markets. ...
bankrupt car lender director
09:53 AM, 2 Feb 2018
The financial services regulator has commenced proceedings for the recovery of unpaid fines and cost orders against a car lender and for the bankruptcy of its director. ...
ANZ
09:20 AM, 2 Feb 2018
The big four bank has released some new commission structures for its asset finance lending. ...
13:25 PM, 29 Jan 2018
Online small business lender Prospa has appointed a KPMG partner to the role of head of group capital management. ...
concern over IO loan restrictions
15:49 PM, 19 Jan 2018
The prudential regulator’s restrictions on the amount of interest-only loans that can be written by lenders could end up hurting small businesses, the Finance Brokers Association of Australia has...
08:20 AM, 19 Jan 2018
The federal government has unveiled new legislation aimed at increasing the transparency of business tax debts, which could be a win for small businesses engag...
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