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“We’re helping SMEs navigate the lending market for the best loan outcome,” says ebroker CEO

Due to the ‘gigantic profits’ banks derive from processing the ‘lion’s share’ of home loans in Australia, traditional lenders haven’t had a compelling case...

Partnerships to support Australian SME growth

For small and medium businesses (SMEs) that want to take on new export opportunities, understanding your business’ working capital position is critical. Working with...

SMEs and BAS: the consequences of late lodgement 

One of the biggest mistakes some SMEs make is putting off lodging their quarterly BAS returns. For those who do their own books, there...

Small business insurance for hairdressers

You’ve done the hard yards washing hair, booking appointments, and sweeping floors. Now it’s finally time to work for yourself. As a hairdresser, there’s...

Hit the ground running: securing the finance you need for your business idea

You have a great idea for a new business, and now you want to turn your plans into reality. But you need more than...

Modern business tools: the big benefits IT asset management can bring

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) defines Asset Management as "coordinated activity of an organisation to realise value from the asset." An asset can be any thing or...

How to successfully transform financial management processes in your business

Businesses that can gain visibility into expenditure, automate spend management and achieve effective governance of spending policies can achieve stronger cash flow. But, for...

HR start-up Employment Hero lands ANZ deal

Sydney start-up Employment Hero has secured a partnership with ANZ that will enable it to increase the number of businesses on its cloud-based HR...

The CEO of fintech lender Sail discusses what he learnt from the start-up ecosystem in Tel Aviv

Buoyed by $8 million in seed funding, Yanir Yakutiel launched a fintech start-up in November, last year, to assist small businesses under-serviced by banks...

Small business owners in it for love: NRMA

New research by NRMA Business Insurance shows the majority of small business owners believe the emotional benefits of running their own business outweigh the...

Which Car Suits Your Business Model Best?

When you own and operate a small business, you’ll find yourself experiencing many milestones. Purchasing a company car is often one of the significant...

Bank, online lender or peer-to-peer platform to fund my business?

With the increasing number of debt financing alternatives available to small and medium sized businesses, should businesses be bypassing the major banks and going...

CreditSME: New fintech player helping banks and borrowers in SME lending space

CreditSME, a credit scoring and lender match platform, has recently launched in the Australian market and is working with both lenders and borrowers to create a streamlined...

Indonesia’s investment climate heats up while Chinese profits cool growth

An increasingly favourable Indonesian investment climate offers growth opportunities for Australian exporters, according to new analysis from Efic.  Jokowi’s reform drive buoys Indonesia’s investment climate  Indonesia’s...

A step closer to tax breaks for investors; what can Australia learn from the UK experience?

Entrepreneurs, along with their start-ups and innovative ideas have certainly been discovered as the new ‘best friend’ of the Australian economy – or at...

Redefining the traditional business model: How leading the industry in change has lead this start-up to success

Mixing car finance & home loans isn’t something a traditional mortgage broker would consider. But I’m not your traditional mortgage broker. Off the back...

What does the year ahead hold for Australian SME exporters?

After a year in which the world economy experienced heightened volatility and global growth slowed, there has been a positive shift in opportunities ahead...

A story rarely told: Some start-ups refute alarming failure statistics and exceed expectations

Small business failure rates are alarming – or so we are told. Along every avenue of research an enthusiastic entrepreneur will take, their spark,...

Disrupting the stereotypes of the investment industry: Number one Fintech app comes to Australia

Created to disrupt the stereotypes of the investment industry, the Fintech app, Acorns, has been downloaded by over two million users since it launched...

Top cybersecurity trends making an impact in the financial services industry in 2016

During 2015, a number of financial institutions across the world continued to be targets for cybercriminals looking to maximise their efforts. In fact, the...