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New green loan product for small businesses

A peer-to-peer lender has launched a new green loan to help broker clients, including small businesses, invest in sustainable and low-emi...
July 28, 2021

IMB Bank has announced that it has increased the interest rate on its commercial variable loans by 10 basis points as a result of “increased costs of funding”.

May 31, 2017

An award-winning business loan writer has discussed the significant impact on his business of a shift in banks’ lending appetites since the end of 2015.

May 26, 2017

A new real estate debt fund is looking to capitalise on the pull-back in bank lending to residential and commercial development projects.

May 25, 2017

A motor financing company is to pay more than $11 million in refunds and write-offs after failing to meet responsible lending obligations.

May 24, 2017
Two industry associations are working together to bring a new Certified Lease & Finance Professional credential to Australia, in a bid to ‘professionalise’ asset and equ...
May 19, 2017
The Minister for Small Business has highlighted the benefits of the government’s company tax cuts and 2017 budget measures, particularly for the 40,000 businesses on the Sunsh...
May 19, 2017

A financial services group and brokerage has announced it is adding experience to its broker sales team.

May 18, 2017
Several players working in the SME space have welcomed the budget’s measures to improve growth and support for small and medium enterprises, but argue that more could have b...
May 12, 2017
Seasoned commercial broker Jeff Schembri, who featured in the Commercial Business Writers ranking last year, talks about why he enjoys his work and shares insightful and practic...
May 12, 2017

The Treasurer has released the federal budget for 2017/18, which includes new measures for SME owners.

May 10, 2017
A leading specialist lender has revealed that one of its SME loan products has recorded a 52 per cent rise in volumes in the last year, as an increasing number of self-employed ...
May 09, 2017
The Finance Brokers Association of Australia has criticised the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority for its crackdown on interest-only loans, saying it will hurt small b...
May 08, 2017

Many brokers are missing a huge untapped market by not focusing on SME’s. The numbers show the scale of the opportunity.

May 08, 2017

NAB has revealed that it aims to become a “world-leading business bank” and says it is “well placed” for growth in the SME lending market.

May 05, 2017
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