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Glen Barnes: Top tips on thriving as a commercial broker

Having featured in the Commercial Business Writers ranking last year, successful commercial broker Glen Barnes speaks to SME Adviser abou...
July 28, 2021

Michael McCormack MP, the federal Minister for Small Business, has said he is “in awe” of what brokers do and commended them for “financing many small businesses”.

April 27, 2017

Commonwealth Bank has announced that it is making a series of changes to simplify small business lending contracts and provide greater certainty to customers.

April 27, 2017
When you consider his extensive career working with SMEs before becoming a broker 12 months ago, it’s little wonder that MoneyQuest franchisee Leo Rodino found his calling....
April 27, 2017
A boutique aggregator has launched an online portal for self-employed borrowers that provides a range of information and options across home lending, commercial, business and as...
April 27, 2017

Businesses’ asset acquisition intentions, particularly in Western Australia and Queensland, have seen a significant increase recently according to a non-bank SME lender.

April 27, 2017
The peak industry body for commercial brokers has outlined the differences between commercial and residential mortgage brokers in a submission to the ABA’s retail remuneration...
April 20, 2017
Fresh research has revealed the level of business loan, trade credit and asset finance applications rose solidly in the March quarter, with growth in commercial mortgage applica...
April 19, 2017

Brokers will “need to start focusing on” commercial property to give them “more of an edge”, according to broker brothers Tom and Ben Hawley.

April 18, 2017

A director of a former motor finance company has been convicted and ordered to pay $3,000 for engaging in conduct that resulted in the concealment of a debt.

April 18, 2017
The Australian Bankers’ Association has welcomed proposed changes to the Code of Banking Practice’s treatment of small businesses, including a section dedicated to small bus...
April 11, 2017

As a business, it's important to understand your territory like the back of your hand and hone in on your target market.

April 09, 2017
Agriculture has always played an important role in the Australian economy. Regional brokers are now proving to be a critical resource for farmers looking to secure funding, writ...
April 09, 2017
When you think of the finance firms that are at the top of their game, chances are, you’d expect to find them in the major cities. But, one Wagga Wagga-based business finance ...
April 09, 2017
Recent research has identified the biggest pain points for SME clients, where they require finance and how willing they are to pay for a broker’s services. The findings may su...
April 09, 2017
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