News

Can’t get a business loan? Here’s why

- August 18, 2020 2 MIN READ

Despite the government’s loan guarantee scheme, over a quarter of small businesses are being knocked back for finance according to results of a recent Sensis survey. Twenty-six per cent of small businesses have had their loan requests refused over the past three months according to the August Sensis Business Index. And if you’re a regional… Read more »

News

Small business confidence on the rise post-election

- June 5, 2019 2 MIN READ

Research from Westpac has revealed small business owners are feeling more confident following the uncertainty of the Federal election, with one in five business owners believing the Morrison government will have a positive impact on business. Small business confidence has risen dramatically with 55 per cent of SMB owners saying they are optimistic and 44… Read more »

Finance

OnDeck study finds seasonal patterns in small business lending

- December 3, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Small business finance provider, OnDeck, has found cyclical patterns in the lending habits of the nation’s small businesses. The lender’s data reveals definite peaks and troughs in small business online lending and confirmed strong cyclical funding patterns across the sector in Australia. Pre festive season saw the number of small businesses loan applications jump 145… Read more »

Features

Can travel make you a better business owner?

- November 19, 2018 5 MIN READ

According to research conducted by Roy Morgan,  2.3 million Australians travelled by air for business purposes in 2016. How can SMBs take advantage of these travel experiences to benefit their business? According to small business and personal finance expert David Koch, travel is a terrific way for business owners to get an edge on their… Read more »

Business Advice

How can I better manage my small business finances?

- November 6, 2017 2 MIN READ

There is nothing more important to the operation of your business than sound financial management. But more than just keeping your business operating, managing money better can improve your profitability, grow your brand and strengthen your customer base. Follow these helpful tips and master your money management skills. 1. Business finance Managing business finances is… Read more »