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Borrowing intentions rebound but micro firms still under the pump: Report

3:17PM | Monday, 25 March 2013 |  Business borrowing intentions have risen to the highest level since the global financial crisis, although one in four micro enterprises are still under significant “stress”, according to a new study.

Yellow Brick Road to fast-track growth following $7 million raise

12:40PM | Thursday, 20 December 2012 |  Independent mortgage lender Yellow Brick Road has raised $7 million to fast-track its growth strategy, including a new range of YBR-branded mortgage products through the franchise.

Online retail with a sporting chance of success

11:39PM | Monday, 19 November 2012 |  Since launching sporting goods retailer in 2011, Matt Brodie and Andrew Kidd have partnered with Virgin, secured sponsorship from Visa and sat on the board of a major industry body.

Group buying set for consolidation as Cudo put up for sale

8:12PM | Tuesday, 16 August 2011 |  Group buying site Cudo is up for sale for more than $60 million, according to reports, less than 12 months after it was launched by Nine Entertainment.

Budding social entrepreneurs ‘leaving corporate Australia’

2:00AM | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 |  The School for Social Entrepreneurs, which has won a $100,000 grant from Macquarie, claims that the sector is on the rise.

Small businesses optimistic over NBN prospects

12:00AM | Monday, 6 December 2010 |  According to a new report, more than 50% of SMEs believe the Federal Government’s NBN will enhance business opportunities.

Retailers set for cautious consumer spending

11:52PM | Friday, 5 November 2010 |  According to the latest CommSec research retailers will need to continue discounting in the lead-up to Christmas as consumers remain cautious about their spending.