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Invoice financier looking to fill SME lending void

An SME lender has identified opportunities to capitalise on changes in the credit space amid ongoing concern over the availability of c...
January 18, 2022

A $2 billion securitisation fund, designed to improve access to finance for Australia’s SME sector, has passed both houses of Parliament.

April 07, 2019

Both houses of Parliament have approved the federal government’s bill to lift the instant asset write-off for SMEs to $30,000.

April 04, 2019

Mortgage brokers have been encouraged to step into the SME lending space amid new research highlighting the burgeoning demand for finance in the sector.

April 03, 2019

A new entrant in the SME lending space has secured a $100 million debt facility, which it said would broaden its offerings and “accelerate” its growth.

April 02, 2019
A new diploma specialising in commercial and asset finance is set to launch next month, enabling brokers and bankers to become qualified speciali...
April 01, 2019
Small business owners “resent” securing business funding against property, with the payment of higher interest rates flagged as a preferred alternative, new research has fou...
March 24, 2019
Australia’s financial regulators have weighed in on commissioner Kenneth Hayne’s SME recommendations, with the industry yet to reach consensus over proposed changes to the d...
March 20, 2019

The SME lender has announced that it has hired its first general manager to head up operations in New Zealand.

March 12, 2019
Small business ombudsman Kate Carnell has called for proposed changes to the definition of SME to be enshrined in the banking code amid reluctance from the Australian Banking As...
February 28, 2019

The banking association is hesitant to support Commissioner Kenneth Hayne’s recommendation to change the definition of a small business.   

February 27, 2019

Access to credit for small businesses is expected to be hindered further off the back of the banking royal commission, according to new research.

February 21, 2019

The Coalition government has formally introduced two pieces of legislation in parliament designed to enhance the financial position of SMEs.    

February 14, 2019
SMEs will be increasingly looking to brokers to source alternative finance, with banks expected to have “more hurdles to jump over” off the back of the Hayne royal commissio...
February 03, 2019

New research has shed light on credit constraints in the SME space, compounded by a lack of trust in banking institutions.  

January 31, 2019
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