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SME lender backs $630m takeover bid

by • 24 Sep 2018
A small business financier has encouraged its shareholders to approve a takeover bid worth an estimated $630...READ MORE
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Major bank project aims to automate trade

by • 21 Sep 2018
A big four bank has unveiled a proof of concept combining artificial intelligence, blockchain, data analytics and the... READ MORE
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Weakening property prices could leave SMEs exposed

by • 21 Sep 2018
An insolvency specialist is warning business owners to be alert to the risks associated with falling property prices,... READ MORE
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SME lender crosses $10bn milestone

by • 20 Sep 2018

OnDeck has announced surpassing $10 billion in small business loans after 11 years in operation.

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Parliament approves $20k asset write-off extension

by • 14 Sep 2018
The Federal Parliament has passed legislation designed to extend the $20,000 instant asset write-off for small... READ MORE
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RedZed’s first RMBS of 2018 gets rated

by Tas Bindi • 14 Sep 2018
Moody’s has provided top provisional ratings to $313.13 million of RedZed’s first residential mortgage-backed... READ MORE
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SME lender enlists former Treasury secretary to board

by • 14 Sep 2018
Former Treasury secretary John Fraser will join the board of an SME lender that is currently seeking authorisation to... READ MORE
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Business confidence down to 2-year low

by • 14 Sep 2018
Business confidence plunged to a two-year low in August, despite stabilising conditions, according to a major bank... READ MORE
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Ombudsman publishes SME guide to borrowing from fintechs

by • 14 Sep 2018

A new small business guide to borrowing from fintech lenders has been published by the ASBFEO.

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Financing struggles restricting SME growth

by • 7 Sep 2018
The growth aspirations of small business owners are being stifled by the difficulties they face when seeking to obtain... READ MORE
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Market conditions ‘ripe’ for SMEs to buy commercial property

by • 7 Sep 2018
Now could be a good time for SMEs with SMSFs to acquire their business premises, a commercial lender has... READ MORE
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Government inaction on asset write-offs could sting SMEs

by • 7 Sep 2018
Small businesses that have purchased assets since 1 July this year could be in for a rude shock, with parliamentary... READ MORE
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ScoMo’s accelerated tax plan for SMEs to cost $3.6bn

by • 7 Sep 2018
A leaked pre-election plan from the federal government shows that tax cuts for SMEs are set to be fast-tracked by four... READ MORE
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SMEs scammed out of $2.3m so far in 2018: ACCC

by • 31 Aug 2018
Australian small businesses have reported losses of more than $2.3 million to scams this year, according to the... READ MORE
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New Small Business Minister outlines policy agenda

by • 31 Aug 2018
“We will be behind you every step of the way,” Senator Michaelia Cash has said in her first speech after being... READ MORE


Mark hewitt

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...

David Keeling

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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