New funding access for SMEs with announcement of $2 billion government lending fund

The Federal government has today announced the introduction of a $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund to provide welcome new funding access for small to medium businesses.

The business funding gap is the biggest threat to Australian SME Growth in 2018

Access to loans and funding have been revealed as a major inhibitor to growth across a range of small business reports released in 2018.

AMEX promotes local small businesses with special offer for cardholders

Returning for its 6th year, American Express' Shop Small campaign is urging cardholders to do their Christmas shopping with small retailers and support the local community.

Top 4 events to attend during NSW Small Business Month 2018

October is NSW Small Business Month, a time to celebrate the contribution of over 700,000 small to medium businesses across the state and supporting 44% of NSW's workforce.

15 tips to save your business money

Keep on top of your bills and invoices to avoid being charged additional fees payment past a due date. If you depend on payments from customers to pay these bills and supplier invoices, consider passing on those costs to your own customers with late fees penalties.

Things you need to know about management liability insurance

Management Liability insurance covers certain risks arising from the actions and decisions of directors, managers and employees in the running of a business. These actions and decisions could include improper conduct such as sexual harassment claims or legal claims such as unfair dismissal or defamation.

Is the end of cash hurting Australian small businesses?

According to the responses of over 1,000 Australian consumers and 400 small to medium businesses, contactless is now the preferred payment method for 51% of consumers, compared to cash (24%) or debit/ credit card payment with PIN (22%).

Four ways 5G mobile networks could transform Australian SMEs and Businesses

5G mobile networks offer more than just faster download speeds on mobile devices.

7 Small Business Scams to Look Out For in 2018

A recent spate of sophisticated scams targeting Australian small and medium business owners has cast a spotlight on email fraud and cyber crime.

Top 8 Business Grants and Incentives for Australian Businesses

As a startup or small to medium business, you might be eligible for a range of Australian and state government incentives to give you a leg up and accelerate your growth. We’ve listed the top eight Australian Federal Government and state specific grants and incentives your business may be eligible for, and how to apply.