How to get a business loan with bad credit

Businesses often require a financial investment to help get them up and running. But before a bank can grant you a loan it will review [...]

POSTED ON February 20, 2018
From loan to profit: Growing your small business

You’ve probably come across the term start-up business loan while researching funding options for your new small business. But if you’re unsure of what exactly [...]

POSTED ON February 19, 2018
How to choose a loan for your business

New businesses often require an infusion of cash to get up and running. Whether it’s to cover the rent for an office, purchasing or leasing [...]

POSTED ON February 14, 2018
The small business owner’s guide to grants

Small businesses are a significant part of the Australian economy. Whether you work for yourself running a freelancing business, or you own a small grocery [...]

POSTED ON February 14, 2018
The Small Business Checklist

How to set up a small business There are many benefits to being your own boss, including setting your own hours and controlling the business’s [...]

POSTED ON February 14, 2018
Key terms to know about small business loans

Whether you want to launch a new business, purchase an existing one, upgrade your equipment, finance a new product line or ease your cash flow, a business [...]

POSTED ON November 16, 2017
What is a trust?

A trust is a type of business structure that holds income and/or property for the benefit of others (beneficiaries). A trust is an individual or [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
What is a business partnership?

A partnership is a legal structure where two or more people share ownership of a business. It is a business where multiple people act on [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
What is a company?

A company is a type of business structure that is a legal entity in its own right. The owners are the shareholders and the company [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
What is a sole trader?

A sole trader is the simplest form of setting up a business. This business structure is relatively easy and inexpensive to set up. As a [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
How to register a trademark

What is a trademark? A trademark is a brand name, symbol and/or logo that is used to distinguish a business and their goods or services. [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
How to register a business name

Setting up your business can be an exciting time. But before all the fun begins you may need to register a business name. Here’s our [...]

POSTED ON November 9, 2017
What is a business overdraft?

A business overdraft provides relief, helps cover unexpected expenses and can relieve cash-flow bottlenecks. Think of it like a safety net for when you don’t [...]

POSTED ON October 30, 2017
How to apply for a business overdraft?

This could be due to a cash-flow bottleneck caused by a seasonal slowdown in your work, a long-term contract that doesn’t pay out until the [...]

POSTED ON October 27, 2017
What types of business loans are there?

Before applying for a business loan, you first need to decide what type of business loan works for you. To help you make a decision, [...]

POSTED ON October 11, 2017
How to apply for a business loan

Starting your own business is no small task. But once you have your business plan in order, it’s time to start thinking about your finances. [...]

POSTED ON October 10, 2017
What is a business loan?

For many people, a business loan can play a crucial role in turning an idea into reality. What is a business loan? In a nutshell, [...]

POSTED ON October 9, 2017
Cash flow – the engine driving your business

- ADVERTORIAL - Effective cash flow management is an essential part of business success. Essentially, it is about ensuring there is enough cash to meet [...]

POSTED ON January 16, 2008
A guide to privacy laws for small business

The handling of personal information is an important issue for both large and small businesses in Australia. In December 2002, the Commonwealth Government introduced privacy [...]

POSTED ON December 10, 2007
Insuring your business

Risk management is an important part of running and building a business. Getting the right insurance to protect your business against the unforseen and unthinkable [...]

POSTED ON December 10, 2007
Small Business Start-up Costs

Boy scouts know the value of being prepared, and business operators should do the same - planning ahead for the costs involved in starting a [...]

POSTED ON December 10, 2007
The business plan

Planning to succeed   Setting yourself up in business can call for a significant injection of time and money, so it makes sense to put [...]

POSTED ON December 10, 2007
Registering for an Australian Business Number

What is an ABN? The Australian Business Number (ABN) is an eleven-digit number that identifies you with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) and other government [...]

POSTED ON December 10, 2007
Plan on building a successful business

PLAN FOR SUCCESS A key element of building a successful business is developing a workable business plan. Never underestimate the value of planning for your [...]

POSTED ON April 18, 2001
GST offset accounts

GST offset accounts are designed to help businesses plan to meet their tax obligations (ie. regular monthly or quarterly returns to the tax office) without [...]

POSTED ON April 18, 2001