Small business finance
9:00AM | Tuesday, 6 September 2011 | Business profitability has hit an 18-year low, with a new survey from Sensis revealing that 80% of SMEs saw profit remain flat or fall in the three months to August.
9:00AM | Monday, 5 September 2011 | Emerging businesses Trakblaz and Bright Brewery are among the recipients of the latest $3 million funding round of the Victorian Competitive Business Fund program.
9:43PM | Friday, 2 September 2011 | Small businesses appear to be turning to debtor finance to deal with their cashflow woes, with a 6.1% rise in the value of the sector in the June quarter.
8:52PM | Wednesday, 31 August 2011 | Following on from my suggestion that entrepreneurs perform some spot checks on their financial processes, a report on fraud from KPMG has landed on my desk.
8:34PM | Wednesday, 31 August 2011 | Now is a good time to start a business, despite the major structural changes needed in the Australian economy, according to a leading economist.
8:42PM | Tuesday, 30 August 2011 | Sydney Angels has facilitated an investment of $600,000 in two tech start-ups, Tapit Media and Bubble Gum Interactive, its first outlay since raising $10 million in March.
8:11AM | Tuesday, 30 August 2011 | Proposed legislation to closely regulate the duties and pay arrangements of financial planners has been largely accepted by the financial services industry, according to reports.
8:01PM | Thursday, 25 August 2011 | The key to any successful JV is ensuring that the partners have an aligned strategy and a clear agreement on roles and responsibilities.
8:43PM | Wednesday, 24 August 2011 | If there’s one target every small business should have in their sights, it’s business value. Here are five steps to maximise the value of your business.
8:26PM | Friday, 19 August 2011 | The most important thing to remember is to work it out upfront and have that arrangement properly documented in writing.