Invoice finance – it’s just good business.

In the recent federal budget, the Government announced significant changes aimed at making procurement contracts more accessible to SMEs.  These include a requirement for government departments to split up major projects into smaller components making contracts more attainable for SMEs and encouraging greater competitiveness.  Another highly compelling move is a commitment to reduce costs and […]

The Inventory Conundrum – Risks and Benefits of Holding Stock

For many small businesses, balancing inventory with supply and demand is a constant headache.  How do you ensure your business has the stock on hand to meet customer demand without overstretching yourself financially by purchasing and storing inventory long before you receive any revenue for its sale? The inventory question in 2022 is more important […]

5 Minutes With… Andrew Collins

ANDREW COLLINS Head of Sales and Relationships, QLD & NT Joining the team in 2019, Andrew was an English junior football prodigy and was signed by Fulham aged 14, but was found to be not good enough by age 16. His career in the finance industry began with JP Morgan, where he progressed from a […]

How Alternative Funding Can Boost SME Growth and Resilience

For many small businesses, balancing inventory with supply and demand is a constant headache.  How do you ensure your business has the stock on hand to meet customer demand without overstretching yourself financially by purchasing and storing inventory long before you receive any revenue for its sale? The inventory question in 2022 is more important […]

The New COVID Lockdown – The Claytons Lockdown

For those of us old enough to remember one of the first non-alcoholic drinks was called Claytons. It was a very strange spirit style non-alcoholic beverage that intrigued me as a child. It’s advertising line was – ‘The drink you have when you’re not having a drink’. Feel familiar with what’s happening right now? As […]

Futureproofing for 2022

With only three weeks left until the end of the year, Australia’s small business sector continues to navigate the volatility of our COVID reality.  We certainly weren’t alone last Christmas in hoping that the worst of the health crisis was behind us, but this year has proved to be another challenge. The impact of lockdowns, […]

Change is the New Normal – Buckle up For 2022

Buckle up for 2022. In 2020 we navigated COVID-19 with success.  2021 was a mixture of basking in post recovery sunlight and then the reality as COVID-19 reappeared. The coming year looks set to be fraught with uncertainty, as we learn to deal with the enduring impact of COVID-19, but many other issues too.  Change […]

5 Minutes With… Ben Rutherford

BEN RUTHERFORDHead of Marketing As a senior marketing, events, partnerships & operations executive, Ben has previously worked for industry leaders in the entertainment world including Southern Cross Austereo (Triple M, 2DayFM), Event Hospitality & Entertainment (Event Cinemas, QT Hotels, Moonlight Cinema, Thredbo Ski Resort, State Theatre) and Sony Music. He enjoys leading and mentoring teams […]

Blues Fill The Bus

The Blues recently conducted a hugely successful initiative for the Auckland community called ‘Fill The Blues Bus’, seeking to collect enough donations to help spread some joy, fill hungry mouths and ensure children in need had a special Christmas this year. As a proud Blues partner, Apricity was pleased to play a role in helping […]

5 Minutes With… Tom Mooney

TOM MOONEYMarketing Manager Tom started with Apricity in 2019 as he neared the completion of his marketing studies at the University of Wollongong.  As a recent graduate, Tom brings a valuable understanding of digital marketing as well as a strong willingness to learn. He has a love of sport, particularly cricket and rugby union, with […]