Navigating alternative finance loans: What to look out for

The Australian SME market is undergoing an exciting change with more options available to business owners looking for alternative finance solutions to the ones offered by the big banks. However, the Australian Alternative Finance Industry has been flooded with inexperienced entrants mainly from offshore institutions offering quick fix cash loans to Australian SME owners without… Continue reading Navigating alternative finance loans: What to look out for

State-backed loan guarantee scheme for small business proposed

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has introduced an Australian Small Business White Paper renewing its call for a state-backed loan guarantee scheme for small business. The paper was launched at a special event in Parliament House on Wednesday, 12 August and makes a number of key recommendations. IPA chief executive officer, Andrew Conway said… Continue reading State-backed loan guarantee scheme for small business proposed