Westpac to offer temporary interest-free overdrafts

- July 19, 2021 2 MIN READ

In order to assist existing small business customers to cope with the impact of the latest set of lockdowns, Westpac has announced eligible businesses can now apply for interest-free overdrafts to help tide them over during the current restrictions. From today (Monday 19 July 2021), Westpac will offer eligible existing small business customers interest-free temporary… Read more »

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Westpac and TAFE collaborate to help small business recovery

- March 13, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Following the results of a recent survey, which found three in five business owners were unprepared for business post-COVID, Westpac has united with TAFE NSW to deliver a small business recovery course. The collaboration will provide 1000 Westpac business customers with free access to the 12-week TAFE NSW Small Business Growth series. The course will… Read more »

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Westpac backs indigenous business with new funding partnership

- November 6, 2020 2 MIN READ

Westpac has joined forces with First Australians Capital (FAC) to provide the nation’s emerging Indigenous businesses with access to capital. Getting indigenous businesses finance-ready The new partnership will assist indigenous businesses as they begin a path towards growth, enabling them with the resources they need to become financially viable. The aim: to see more indigenous… Read more »


Business Growth Fund to back high growth small businesses

- November 28, 2019 2 MIN READ

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced the government and major banks will be backing local business owners, with the establishment of an Australian Business Growth Fund. The government, ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac will each commit $100 million to the fund, while HSBC will contribute $20 million. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO)… Read more »


The news you need to know: October 24 2019

- October 23, 2019 2 MIN READ

Check-in on the news that matters to small business owners as we unpack today’s headlines. Here’s what you need to know on Thursday, October 24 2019. Westpac remediation and misconduct costs to hit $2billion Finance analysts are tipping Westpac’s remediation costs following the fallout of the Royal Commission are set to hit $2 billion as… Read more »