Business loan rejection causing SME cash flow issues

Business loan rejection causing SME cash flow issues

More than one-in-five SMEs are having cash flow problems due to business loans being rejected, according to new research. The report, by market analysis firm East & Partners on behalf of Scottish Pacific, also shows just one in 10 SMEs believe they are on top of...
Has the tide turned? Household lending surges

Has the tide turned? Household lending surges

Lending to Aussie households spiked 3.9% in July, the strongest growth seen since October 2014, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The bumper month follows a 1.9% rise in June 2019, suggesting the tide has finally started to turn in the lending...
New code to protect Aussies buying solar panels

New code to protect Aussies buying solar panels

Ever thought about investing in solar panels for your home? If so, you’ll know it’s a big decision and there’s a lot to wrap your head around. Fortunately, the consumer watchdog is proposing a new retailer code to make solar purchases safer and easier. Australia is...