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AFCA bill passes Senate
Friday, 8 Dec 2017
The legislation for the new one-stop shop dispute resolution body, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, has passed the Senate and will come into being next year. ...
Money, finance, cash
08:55 AM, 8 Dec 2017
A new report from the Reserve Bank of Australia has highlighted recent innovations in the business finance space that could make credit more available to start-ups and small businesses looking to e...
Loan
15:36 PM, 6 Dec 2017
Adelaide Bank has announced that it will not accept new applications for its Simple Doc SmartSuite commercial loan, effective immediately. ...
16:28 PM, 5 Dec 2017
For the past few years, we’ve seen brokers increasingly turn to asset and equipment finance as a means to diversify and meet client needs. But once they’ve mastered that area, where can they go...
16:23 PM, 5 Dec 2017
Small business finance has been a hot topic for this year, with the government announcing a range of initiatives to boost lending to the economic powerhouse and new lenders breaking into the scene....
FAST still dominating commercial finance market
12:07 PM, 30 Nov 2017
The NAB-owned aggregator has said that it captured around 35 per cent of total third-party commercial flows in the 2017 financial year. ...
Welcomes Royal Commission
11:03 AM, 30 Nov 2017
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has welcomed the Royal Commission into the banking sector, calling for it to review past cases where small businesses had been unfairl...
Christmas cash flow
06:27 AM, 30 Nov 2017
Wayne Smith, the head of debtor finance at Scottish Pacific, reveals six tips to help small to medium businesses avoid a cash flow shortfall in the n...
NAB
16:06 PM, 28 Nov 2017
The major bank has marked its fifth year in the commercial broking market with a raft of business milestones, including record settlements representing year-on-year growth of over 40 per cent....
Invest, RBA
10:08 AM, 24 Nov 2017
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has said that Australian businesses are prepared to invest in new assets as economic conditions improve. ...
Commercial property price surge
09:31 AM, 24 Nov 2017
Head of financial stability at the Reserve Bank of Australia Jonathan Kearns believes that increased foreign investment in the commercial property market has contributed to a sharp rise in prices. ...
Faster payment terms
15:44 PM, 23 Nov 2017
The federal government has announced that it will implement 15-business-day payment terms for small business providers in response to a Payment Times and Practices Inquiry. ...
Aussie SME lenders make Fintech 100 list
13:11 PM, 23 Nov 2017
Small business loan providers topped the list among Australian fintechs, with business loan provider Prospa leading its compatriots in the ranking. ...
Australia cash flow
10:58 AM, 23 Nov 2017
Industry veterans Greg Charlwood and Greg Woszczalski have announced the launch of a new lender that aims to fill a gap in the SME finance market. ...
10:02 AM, 17 Nov 2017
CUA has revealed that it is considering entering the business banking space following a raft of reforms for mutual banks. ...
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