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 »

Finance

Small businesses are being starved of funds: here’s how to make their loans cheaper

- August 12, 2020 3 MIN READ

The government has widely touted its support for small businesses – most notably the provision of loans subsidised by the Reserve Bank. In its economic update on Friday the Reserve Bank talked up its low-cost Term Funding Facility. Take-up was “increasing steadily”. The scheme gives banks ultra low-interest money (0.25% per year for three years)… Read more »

Features

Adopting smarter tech could help your business grow

- July 2, 2018 2 MIN READ

Adopting digital transformation can be good for business. Recent studies show investing in new tech saves small business both time and money by improving productivity. Is it time you considered an upgrade? NAB’s Moments That Matter whitepaper reports that one in ten (12 per cent) SMEs are in a constant state of expansion and suggests… Read more »