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Day: May 7, 2021

Turned away by the Big Four? How to access the emerging SMB lending market

The pandemic made it harder for small businesses to access traditional bank loans. As we come out of Covid-19, SMB Media sat down with Frank Versace from small business lender Judo Bank to shed some light on the future of SMB lending. As the small business-friendly banks’ Chief Relationship Officer, Frank reinforced the importance of …

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Heard of ransomware? Small businesses are the new target

Covid-19 moved small business operations and workplaces online, sometimes for the first time ever. But without proper cybersecurity software and training, cybercriminals are exploiting these weaknesses. While the pandemic has left many small businesses increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks, luckily they’re some simple steps to combat these new threats. SBC Media sat down with Neil …

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RECEIVE GOVT GRANT OF $10K to $250K*.

Austrade Approved Business Events
AVAILABLE NOW APPLY BEFORE 30th MARCH 2021 (Condition apply)

  • ABF Events are approved and listed below have been certified by Austrade on the Schedule of Approved Business Events.
  • This allows exhibitors, sponsors, delegates and partners to participate in the Business Events Grant Program. Note event bookings need to be confirmed ASAP to participate in the grant program
  • The program provides 50% rebate (based on a minimum spend of $20k) for approved items including ABF event-media packages, exhibition stands, corporate function tables, delegate registrations.
  • Govt Grant applications are now open until the 30 March. Please contact ABF to discuss how we can assist, we have experts to assist grant applications.
  • Grant funding will cover up to 50% of eligible expenditure incurred in participating at pre-approved business-to-business events as buyers or sellers during the 2021 calendar year.  All grant applications must be submitted for approval via the following link: https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/business-events-grants
  • For further information please see this fact sheet.