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Greg Charlwood

Invoice financier looking to fill SME lending void

by • 10 Apr 2019
An SME lender has identified opportunities to capitalise on changes in the credit space amid ongoing concern over the...READ MORE
Australian House of Representatives

Bill to establish $2bn SME fund approved

by • 7 Apr 2019
A $2 billion securitisation fund, designed to improve access to finance for Australia’s SME sector, has passed both... READ MORE
house of parliament building approves 30k sme asset write off

Parliament approves $30k SME asset write-off

by • 4 Apr 2019
Both houses of Parliament have approved the federal government’s bill to lift the instant asset write-off for SMEs to... READ MORE
Michael Burke

Brokers urged to seize opportunities in SME space

by • 3 Apr 2019
Mortgage brokers have been encouraged to step into the SME lending space amid new research highlighting the burgeoning... READ MORE
david hornery

SME lender signs $100m debt facility

by • 2 Apr 2019
A new entrant in the SME lending space has secured a $100 million debt facility, which it said would broaden its... READ MORE

New commercial finance diploma set to launch

by • 1 Apr 2019
A new diploma specialising in commercial and asset finance is set to launch next month, enabling brokers and bankers to... READ MORE
Peter Langham

SMEs favour higher rates over securing loan against property

by • 24 Mar 2019
Small business owners “resent” securing business funding against property, with the payment of higher interest... READ MORE
ASIC, RBA, APRA, The Treasury

Regulators dismiss Hayne’s call for change to SME definition

by • 20 Mar 2019
Australia’s financial regulators have weighed in on commissioner Kenneth Hayne’s SME recommendations, with the... READ MORE

Prospa hires new GM to manage NZ business

by • 12 Mar 2019
The SME lender has announced that it has hired its first general manager to head up operations in New... READ MORE
Kate Carnell

Industry at loggerheads over SME definition

by • 28 Feb 2019
Small business ombudsman Kate Carnell has called for proposed changes to the definition of SME to be enshrined in the... READ MORE
Anna Bligh

ABA contests royal commission’s SME reform

by • 27 Feb 2019
The banking association is hesitant to support Commissioner Kenneth Hayne’s recommendation to change the definition... READ MORE

RC exacerbating SME funding woes

by Charbel Kadib • 21 Feb 2019
Access to credit for small businesses is expected to be hindered further off the back of the banking royal commission,... READ MORE
Josh Frydenberg

Government to legislate commitments to SMEs

by • 14 Feb 2019
The Coalition government has formally introduced two pieces of legislation in parliament designed to enhance the... READ MORE
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Brokers to play key role in post-RC climate

by • 3 Feb 2019
SMEs will be increasingly looking to brokers to source alternative finance, with banks expected to have “more hurdles... READ MORE
Chris Bayliss Judo Capital

$83bn SME funding gap exposed

by • 31 Jan 2019
New research has shed light on credit constraints in the SME space, compounded by a lack of trust in banking... READ MORE


Mark hewitt

AFG GM to join MFAA board

Mark Hewitt, general manager, industry and partnership development at Australian Finance Group (AFG) will commence as...

Possibl co founders

Early commission payment loans open to full broker market

Following its launch of an early commission payment product to brokers using the effi platform, cash-flow solutions...

David Keeling

Grow expands structured finance, appoints senior partner

According to Grow Finance (Grow), David Keeling’s appointment, which commenced on 11 April, is part of a broader...

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