Broker Insights Series – Edward Moore

PLEASE TELL US ABOUT THE NATURE OF YOUR BUSINESS. I work at Queensland Finance Group (QFG) as a commercial finance broker, and have for over 20 years. I specialise in commercial property, mainly construction and development transactions. At QFG we strive to consistently deliver great customer service and negotiate the best deals for our customers. […]

Broker Insights Series – Terry Ellis

PLEASE TELL US ABOUT THE NATURE OF YOUR BUSINESS. Finance New Zealand is New Zealand’s leading commercial, business and asset adviser business.  We provide finance solutions to companies throughout the country. We have access to a wide range of funding partners, which ensures the best available lending solution for clients. We work for clients, using our […]

Apricity helps NZ civil company through covid-19 with invoice finance facility

We are a New Zealand based tier 2 self-performing civil company whose clients include local government and tier 1 construction companies. Apricity provided the business with a flexible invoice finance product superior to that previously held with an NZ retail bank. This superiority is due to the greater funding and draw down limits, whilst also […]

Government Infrastructure Spending in 2021

As a result of the pandemic, both the Federal and State Governments have boosted infrastructure spending to assist with the economic recovery. The additional funding has been significant – $66.9 billion is set to be spent on infrastructure in the 2020-21 financial year alone, which is a big increase from the original budget of $53.3 […]

Crisis, Reinvention and Recovery

‘Lockdown’ has been declared Word of the Year in 2020, however another close contender must have been the word ‘pivot’. The verb has moved from a boardroom buzzword to a key survival tool for businesses across the globe. Successful pivots can be attributed to the creativity, resilience and entrepreneurial nature of SMEs and represent anything from […]

We Are Here to Help

  One of our team this morning quoted Lenin to us: “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.”  Not a truer word can be spoken about this time. How much our world has changed in the past few weeks.  Thankfully in Australia and New Zealand, the virus itself is […]

Working with You – An Update to Our Broker Community

With the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have sent the following update to our broker contacts.  We are available any time to discuss any business or finance issues you may be facing.  Please reach out if you would like to make a time for a video call: Like most businesses watching the global COVID-19 pandemic […]