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Unfair, warn, contract rules, ACCC

ACCC doubts effectiveness of unfair contract rules

by • 31 Aug 2018
The competition watchdog does not expect any meaningful shift in unfair contract terms imposed on small...READ MORE
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Scottish Pacific reports 17.4% profit growth

by • 28 Aug 2018

The SME lender has bolstered its profit margin by 17.4 per cent, driven by a $2 billion rise in turnover.

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European fintech, Europe, SME market

European fintech comes to Australia to target SME market

by • 24 Aug 2018
The fintech has announced the opening of its first Australian office in Sydney, with its sights set on the nation’s... READ MORE
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Non-bank lender posts 5% drop in profit in FY18

by • 24 Aug 2018
Publicly listed non-bank lender FlexiGroup Limited reported a $4.8 million year-on-year decline in net profit in the... READ MORE
Digital wave, globalisation, technology

Two-thirds of businesses feel unprepared for ‘digital wave’

by • 24 Aug 2018
Approximately two-thirds of Australian businesses do not feel prepared for technology-driven globalisation, according... READ MORE
Parliament house, tax, government

SMEs to be spared as government abandons tax plan

by • 24 Aug 2018
Australian businesses with turnovers of up to $50 million will still be the beneficiaries of proposed tax cuts, despite... READ MORE
NAB, revenue rise, growth, SME, lending, Bendigo, MyState Bank

Revenue rise spurred by growth in SME lending: NAB

by • 17 Aug 2018
The major bank has reported an increase in its underlying revenue over the third quarter of 2018, citing “good growth... READ MORE
array of taxes, Tax Institute, Professor Robert Deutsch, tax system Australia

‘Unnecessary array of taxes’ costing businesses, says professor

by • 17 Aug 2018
An “incredible and unnecessary array of taxes” that apply to businesses are giving rise to “complexity and... READ MORE
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NSW and Victoria see weakest levels of business confidence

by • 17 Aug 2018
Business confidence rose in July, but the weakest levels of confidence were reported in NSW and Victoria despite their... READ MORE
Money, Australian dollars

Liberty Financial’s $300m RMBS gets rated

by • 13 Aug 2018
Moody’s Investor Service has provided top definitive ratings to $255 million of Liberty Financial’s latest... READ MORE
requirements, SME

Changing prudential measures will open up SME finance: PC

by • 10 Aug 2018
Standardising risk weightings, extending CCR to SMEs, and increasing data sharing are among the measures that the... READ MORE

SME fintech eyes broker channel following funding round

by • 9 Aug 2018
Debtor financier and cash flow management fintech Skippr has said that it will be focusing on the broker channel... READ MORE
CBA

CBA and Suncorp reveal SME lending results

by • 9 Aug 2018
The banks have outlined the underlying performance of their business lending divisions in their full-year 2018... READ MORE
Westpac

Westpac commits $100m in ‘discounted’ loans to agribusinesses

by • 9 Aug 2018
The major bank has announced its commitment to disburse $100 million in loans to eligible drought-affected agribusiness... READ MORE
SME loan terms

Suncorp updates SME loan terms

by • 3 Aug 2018
The non-major bank has made changes to its small business loan terms in a bid to make them “fairer”, while also... READ MORE

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