Posts Tagged: big four banks

RBA leads Australian banks to throw $100B lifeline to SMEs

Australian banks have joined forces to support SMEs to survive the economic impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and, hopefully, head off a recession. The Reserve Bank of Australia has led the charge and the Australian Banking Association has followed. As the Federal and State Governments work on additional economic stimulus measures…

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When the Big 4 Accounting Firms Just Won’t Do…

Neil Parker, MD of Bridgepoint Group, questions the sense of hiring the Big 4. There is a presumptive behaviour that dominates decision-making in some circles. “If you want the best, you need to hire the “Big 4”. In some instances, that’s grounded in aspiring to achieve more (the business owner),…

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Australian Business Growth Fund – About time!

Patient Equity Borrowing Funding for Impatient SMEs has been a long time coming. The recent federal government announcement of a government-led alternate source of financing is music to the ears of SME’s across Australia. The Australian Business Growth Fund is similar to models that have been used in the UK…

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