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Bill to boost oversight of contract terms approved

The federal parliament has passed legislation designed to provide ASIC and the ACCC with new investigative powers to assess unfair contr...
September 23, 2019

A peer-to-peer lender has announced the launch of two new product features for car loans originated through the broker channel.

October 26, 2018

The federal government is considering policy that could improve SME access to finance, the Small Business Minister has said.

October 26, 2018

The government’s plan to accelerate tax cuts for SMEs by five years has passed Parliament.

October 19, 2018
As residential lending and property price growth stagnate, SMEs will be increasingly turning to finance brokers to help navigate the lending market, according to a Scottish Paci...
October 17, 2018

An increasing number of credit managers are expecting future economic conditions to have a positive impact on their business, according to a new Equifax survey.

October 16, 2018

The federal government has announced that it plans to introduce tax relief for small businesses five years sooner.

October 12, 2018

Efficiency of Australian businesses has fallen below the national median, prompting a call-out to the government to reform key productivity triggers.

October 11, 2018

Managing finance and cash flow is the most significant pressure point for SMEs, the latest research from Bank of Queensland has revealed.

October 10, 2018
Small business owners are looking to alternative lenders for their finance needs off the back of the royal commission, but the majority are still relying on their own funds to f...
October 09, 2018
ASIC has entered into a partnership with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and signed an agreement with the Luxembourg Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier ...
October 04, 2018

A non-bank lender has launched products designed to protect property developers from settlement failures and pre-sale drop-offs.

October 03, 2018

OnDeck Australia has launched its first secured business loan, rolling out a new chattel mortgage product for equipment finance purposes.

October 01, 2018
Many small businesses delay paying their taxes as a “relatively cheap form of finance”, making the ATO one of the largest lenders to SMEs, according to the Reserve Bank....
September 28, 2018
The Institute of Public Accountants is calling on the federal government to introduce loan guarantee schemes for SMEs and boost financial literacy of business owners in a bid to...
September 26, 2018
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