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Government opens consultation on $2bn SME fund

by • 6 Jan 2019
The federal government has announced that a bill designed to establish a $2 billion SME securitisation fund is open for...READ MORE
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Commercial space not exempt from stricter credit policies

by • 27 Dec 2018
Tighter lending standards in the mortgage industry, imposed off the back of regulatory scrutiny, have been just as... READ MORE

Major banks ‘feeding’ off small businesses, says Ombudsman

by • 13 Dec 2018
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has said she is concerned that major banks have been too... READ MORE
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SME lender appoints new state manager

by • 11 Dec 2018
A cash flow finance provider has announced the appointment of a state manager to “spearhead” interstate sales... READ MORE
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Court approves acquisition of SME lender

by • 9 Dec 2018
The $630 million takeover of a business lender is “legally effective” following the Supreme Court approval of the... READ MORE

80% of SMEs worried about cash flow

by • 6 Dec 2018
Eight in 10 small business owners have concerns related to cash flow, new research has found, with a small business... READ MORE
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SME lender acquisition approved by shareholders

by • 6 Dec 2018
Shareholders of a debtor financier have voted to approve a $630 million takeover bid from a private equity... READ MORE
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Growth of alt finance a ‘huge opportunity’ for brokers

by • 4 Dec 2018
Brokers can “future-proof” their businesses by capitalising on the continued growth of the alternative finance... READ MORE
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SME access to finance drops to ‘five-year low’

by • 29 Nov 2018
Small and medium-sized businesses are continuing to struggle to access finance, with new data released by marketing... READ MORE
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SME loan demand surges ahead of Christmas

by • 29 Nov 2018
SME loan applications were nearly 2.5 times above the monthly average in November, with demand highest among... READ MORE

Westpac launches tool to speed up SME access to funds

by Jotham Lian • 29 Nov 2018
The major bank has launched an invoicing payment tool to provide SMEs “quicker access to funds” ahead of the... READ MORE

Major bank unveils invoicing product

by Jotham Lim • 29 Nov 2018
A big four bank has launched an invoicing payment tool aimed at small businesses, as it prepares for the rollout of... READ MORE

Asset finance group rebrands

by • 26 Nov 2018
Asset finance services partner Platform Consolidated Group has rebranded to Platform Finance following the appointment... READ MORE

Top tips for finding SME clients: SME Broker Bootcamp

by • 22 Nov 2018
Several leading brokers working in the SME and business finance space have revealed their top tips for brokers looking... READ MORE

New asset finance app launches

by • 22 Nov 2018
Verimoto, launched by technology company Lakeba, has been created in a bid to make the loan application process more... READ MORE


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AFG GM to join MFAA board

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

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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...

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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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