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RBA highlights value of NPP

by Reporter • 16 Mar 2018
The Reserve Bank has emphasised the importance of the NPP as a platform that could drive efficiency and...READ MORE

Major banks to make changes to SME loan contracts

by Reporter • 16 Mar 2018
The big four banks are set to implement small business loan contract reforms, following a regulatory investigation into... READ MORE

ASIC to fully implement cash flow coaching for SMEs

by Reporter • 9 Mar 2018
Following a successful trial, the regulator has announced that it will move ahead with its cash flow coaching... READ MORE

Royal commission releases car finance report

by Staff Reporter • 9 Mar 2018
A fresh report from the royal commission has highlighted that only 16 per cent of car buyers use a broker to secure... READ MORE

Fintechs look to develop Code of Conduct

by Reporter • 9 Mar 2018
The Small Business Ombudsman, FinTech Australia and theBankDoctor.org are suggesting that small business lenders... READ MORE

Accessing finance a breeze for 90% of SMEs, says advisory firm

by Reporter • 9 Mar 2018
SMEs are having very little problem accessing finance to fund growth or cover cash flow concerns, according to a... READ MORE

Small businesses welcome new Deputy PM

by Reporter • 9 Mar 2018
The small business industry has welcomed the news that former small business minister Michael McCormack has been made... READ MORE

ASIC to force lenders into involuntary liquidation

by Reporter • 8 Mar 2018
The financial services regulator has filed a court order that could force several car financiers into involuntary... READ MORE

Online SME lender hits $10m milestone

by Reporter • 2 Mar 2018

A non-bank lender has delivered $10 million in small business funding in its first 18 months of operation.


AFG banking on new commercial platform

by Annie Kane and James Mitchell • 1 Mar 2018
The major aggregator believes that its latest platform will allow a greater number of mortgage brokers to seize... READ MORE

Scottish Pacific profit up by 10% as broker originations rise

by Reporter • 28 Feb 2018
The debtor finance company has reported a boost in new business from brokers in the first half of the 2018 financial... READ MORE

Small businesses increasingly accessing alternative finance: OECD

by Reporter • 23 Feb 2018
Small and medium-sized enterprises are “over-reliant” on bank credit but are increasingly turning to alternative... READ MORE

Australian SME lender named APAC’s top high-growth company

by Reporter • 23 Feb 2018
Small business lender Prospa has been named as the number one high-growth company in Asia-Pacific in The Financial... READ MORE

GoGetta joins Connective asset finance panel

by Reporter • 23 Feb 2018
Equipment funder GoGetta has joined Connective’s BOLT asset finance panel to help broker clients fund new and used... READ MORE

APRA deems SME loans ‘higher risk’

by Staff Reporter • 16 Feb 2018
In its efforts to make Australian banks “unquestionably strong”, the prudential regulator is proposing that ADIs... READ MORE

Non-bank lender says NPP will be ‘transformative’ for SMEs

by Staff reporter • 16 Feb 2018
The introduction of the New Payments Platform could transform the way SMEs conduct business in a number of key areas,... READ MORE

GetCapital appoints new head of sales and distribution

by Reporter • 16 Feb 2018
SME lender GetCapital has announced that it has appointed a new head of sales and distribution to help grow and... READ MORE

CAFBA applauds Productivity Commission report

by Reporter • 9 Feb 2018
The Commercial Asset Finance Brokers Association of Australia has welcomed the Productivity Commission’s draft... READ MORE

‘Insufficient attention’ being paid to improving SME loan risks

by Reporter • 9 Feb 2018
SME loan risk weightings are just one of several “notable failings” that are impacting competition for SME finance,... READ MORE

SMEs reveal wish list for this year’s federal budget

by • 9 Feb 2018
A third of SMEs have suggested that government policies will be the biggest impact on their business in 2018, meaning... READ MORE

SME lender appoints industry veteran to ‘spearhead’ expansion

by Reporter • 7 Feb 2018
A new player in the cash flow finance sector has announced the appointment of an industry veteran to lead operations... READ MORE

ASIC seeks to bankrupt car lender director

by Reporter • 2 Feb 2018
The financial services regulator has commenced proceedings for the recovery of unpaid fines and cost orders against a... READ MORE

ANZ updates asset finance commissions

by Reporter • 2 Feb 2018

The big four bank has released some new commission structures for its asset finance lending.


Prospa announces new leadership appointment

by Reporter • 29 Jan 2018
Online small business lender Prospa has appointed a KPMG partner to the role of head of group capital... READ MORE

FBAA voices concern over IO loan restrictions

by Reporter • 19 Jan 2018
The prudential regulator’s restrictions on the amount of interest-only loans that can be written by lenders could end... READ MORE

New law to increase tax debt transparency

by Staff reporter • 19 Jan 2018
The federal government has unveiled new legislation aimed at increasing the transparency of business tax debts,... READ MORE

Recipients of Women in Leadership Scholarship announced

by Reporter • 12 Jan 2018

Fifteen women have been announced as recipients of CAFBA’s Women in Leadership Scholarship program.


Small businesses saving $9bn as rate burden eases

by Reporter • 10 Jan 2018
Australian small businesses are saving billions due to “record low” interest rates, according to the Australian... READ MORE

Finance company becomes new short-term commercial lender

by Reporter • 9 Jan 2018
An ASX-listed financial and property services company has begun funding its own short-term commercial loans using its... READ MORE

The ins and out of the SME market

by Neil McKay • 22 Dec 2017
If you aren’t already offering services to SMEs, 2018 could be the year you start. Neil Mckay of SME Finance Group... READ MORE
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