Invoice finance – it’s just good business.

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...
The New COVID Lockdown – The Claytons Lockdown

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...
Futureproofing for 2022

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...
Reinventing Supply Chains for the Future

Reinventing Supply Chains for the Future

One of the significant impacts of COVID-19 across the globe is the ongoing disruption of supply chains.  The pandemic has highlighted the fragility of existing lines of supply with Australia finding itself particularly vulnerable due to heavy reliance on imports as...
Common Misconceptions Surrounding Invoice Finance

Common Misconceptions Surrounding Invoice Finance

A GROWING APPETITE FOR INVOICE FINANCE IN AUSTRALIA Invoice finance volumes are slowing growing in Australia however compared to our UK counterparts this business finance option is still largely under-utilised.  2019 statistics show that the size of the invoice...
The Mother of Reinvention

The Mother of Reinvention

Covid-19 has forced many businesses to pivot for survival. However, various scenarios can prompt an urgent rethink of products, services, processes and operations. From a practical point of view, the key to successful pivoting is good governance. Preparation and...