While the nation prepares to kick up their heels, research by online lender Prospa has found there’s no rest for small business owners this holiday season.
Grab your dose of the daily news as we reveal everything small business owners need to know on Friday, 30 August 2019. Siri is listening and so is Apple We all think our phones are secretly listening to us but Apple has finally confirmed it. The global tech giant was forced to issue an apology… Read more »
ASX-listed small business lender Prospa is expanding in New Zealand, setting up its first local lending facility, worth NZ$45 million. Loans into NZ until now have been funded from Australia. The company says the standalone facility means around NZ$6 million of equity capital can now be redeployed in the Australian market. The lender’s 3-year… Read more »
Small business owners are feeling the pressure of wearing too many hats with a study revealing they need better financial literacy and improved digital marketing skills if they are to thrive and grow their business in the next financial year. The You Gov Galaxy research commissioned by small business online lender Prospa showed three in… Read more »
Today, we are demanding more of consumer brands when it comes to social corporate responsibility. We are also demanding more of the companies we work for, writes Elise Ward, General Manager People and Purpose at Prospa. While competitive salaries and professional growth are still strong motivators, today’s workforce is increasingly looking for career experiences that… Read more »
Online lender Prospa continues to cement its place as a small business lender with the announcement it has surpassed $1 billion in loans to over 19,000 Australian small businesses. Unlike the big four banks who received considerable reputational damage following the finding of the Royal Commission into Banking, Prospa’s customer satisfaction remains consistently high with… Read more »
Research by small business lender Prospa has found small business owners are sacrificing health and well being as they struggle to make time to relax due to business pressures. One in four business owners reported working seven days a week to keep their business afloat. While three quarters suggest running their business impacts their ability… Read more »
In a survey carried out by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) earlier this year, only 50 per cent of the fintech companies surveyed considered their contracts compliant with existing Unfair Contract Term (UCT) legislation. The finding prompted Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell to call for all fintechs to… Read more »