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CreditorWatch Blog

CreditorWatch’s Newest Milestone

CreditorWatch’s Newest Milestone

Last year, CreditorWatch reached its milestone of 50,000+ customers. This year, we have reached another milestone: CreditorWatch is thrilled to announce that 10 Million Credit Reports have been sold since we began! Our journey has been 8 years in the making of helping our customers get paid. We’re helping more and more businesses across Australia […]

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Marketplace Lending Fills a Market Gap in Small Business Finance

Marketplace Lending Fills a Market Gap in Small Business Finance

The fundamentals are clear. Small business in Australia needs finance to grow and capture market opportunities. However, there are over 2.1 million small businesses in Australia with a potential $10 billion per annum growth-funding requirement, not being fulfilled by banks. Banks consider many SME borrowers a bankable risk but they generally lend based on real […]

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Stay ahead of costly phoenix activity

Stay ahead of costly phoenix activity

The federal government has recently introduced a “new” hotline for anyone to report businesses that they believe are undertaking phoenix activity. This comes as a 2018 report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, funded by the government, revealed that the estimated annual cost of phoenix activity was now $5.13 billion dollars. In 2012, the annual cost was between $1.8 […]

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Avoid risk: Consider underlying trends challenging small business

Avoid risk: Consider underlying trends challenging small business

The second Small Business Risk Review for 2018 highlights relatively stable conditions in comparison to the previous financial year. However, there is still an underlying trend where businesses are facing challenges. It is no surprise that we continue to see big jumps in dollar amounts and court actions in Queensland due to the end of […]

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Why We Need Visual Influence & Clean Data

Why We Need Visual Influence & Clean Data

Clean data, displayed in a visually appealing way, is an easy and accurate way for business owners make quicker, informed decisions around risk. Visual influencing is a term that has recently been developed through the understanding of how best to communicate numbers and data through visuals and influence decision making. This is far more than […]

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12 Easy Skill Set Tips to Empower Small Business

12 Easy Skill Set Tips to Empower Small Business

Let’s face it. Running a small business can be exciting but hard work. You’ve implemented your big ideas and it’s working. However, you might not be in the position to be able to afford to hire extra staff yet. This means that many business essentials, like accounting and marketing, might have to be completed by […]

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5 Ways to Thrive: Future-Proofing Your Small Business

5 Ways to Thrive: Future-Proofing Your Small Business

Only half of Australian small businesses survive beyond their fourth birthday. While there’s no magic formula for success, there are several things that nearly all growing businesses have in common. Here are five ways to future-proof your business when starting out: Calculate cash flow for forecasting One of the biggest challenges for small businesses is […]

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PPSR Series Part 1: The Lowdown on PPSR

PPSR Series Part 1: The Lowdown on PPSR

CreditorWatch has recently launched its latest product – the ability to create and manage PPSR registrations.  Did you know that PPSR is a vital component of doing business in Australia What is PPSR? The PPSR (Personal Property Securities Register) came into existence in 2012 as a result of the PPSA (Personal Property Securities Act 2009). […]

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