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Omicron compounds the Great Supply Chain disruption

Omicron compounds the Great Supply Chain disruption

Reading Time: 2 minutes SYDNEY, 30 November 2021 – CreditorWatch, the Australian digital credit reporting agency, has laid out how Australian SMEs can navigate the great supply chain disruption and associated risks as the Omicron variant overshadows confidence in the economy’s reopening, during a data-rich panel discussion with leading supply chain fintech Earlytrade earlier today. Following two years of […]

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Navigating The Great Supply Chain Disruption – Risks for Australian business leaders

Navigating The Great Supply Chain Disruption – Risks for Australian business leaders

Reading Time: 5 minutes What risks do Australian business leaders face as east coast lockdowns ease? Sam MacPherson, Head of Treasury at Earlytrade, uses proprietary data from Australia’s largest working capital marketplace to support finance and procurement professionals preparing for the economy’s reopening. Events that have caused global supply chains to be pushed to the brink have been well […]

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What are personal guarantees and why are they important for your business?

What are personal guarantees and why are they important for your business?

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Prue Greenfield, Principal Lawyer, Macpherson Kelley These documents are useful for supplementing credit agreements but it is crucial that they are set up properly. A personal guarantee is a promise made by a guarantor that they will personally meet the obligations of another person or company if that person or company defaults to the creditor under the original, or primary, agreement. In […]

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Start Your Business on the Right Foot: Good Credit Practices for New and Nano Businesses

Start Your Business on the Right Foot: Good Credit Practices for New and Nano Businesses

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Angela McDonald, Founder & Managing Director of Optimum Recoveries If there was ever a time to start your own small or nano business, it’s now. Australian Bureau of Statistics’ figures show there has been a 3.8 per cent rise in the number of businesses formed in the year to 30 June 2021. With the pressures of […]

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Understanding the mandatory vaccination directions for Victorian workers

Understanding the mandatory vaccination directions for Victorian workers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Macpherson Kelley has published details about the Victorian Government’s announcement for mandatory vaccination for all workers on the authorised worker list. The formal COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions were published by the government on 7 October 2021. There is a significant change to the way the location of workers has been expressed. Rather than looking at the type of site where […]

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SMEs set to lift their online game; women leading the demand for unsecured business loans

SMEs set to lift their online game; women leading the demand for unsecured business loans

Reading Time: 2 minutes It seems SMEs have been slow to get onboard the online boom, with only a little over a quarter of SME revenue coming from e-business, according to new research by Banjo. SMEs are also becoming increasingly frustrated by long waiting times on loan applications, with female SME owners in particular turning away from putting up […]

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Small Business Late Payment Solutions Part 2: It’s time to embrace accessible technology

Small Business Late Payment Solutions Part 2: It’s time to embrace accessible technology

Reading Time: 7 minutes Recently, CreditorWatch caught up with Noel Tiufino (Managing Director) and Raj Saini (Partner) from MyAccounts and Angus Capel (Small Business Advocate) from Xero to have a discussion about late payments and what small businesses can do about them. Our chat was so insightful that we are bringing you the results with a two-part series. In […]

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