Gareth Hutchens Outpouring of criticism and bank bashing replaced with total lack of reaction.
Mark Bouris The truth is that you can't influence a rate cut, but you can look for a better deal.
Tony Featherstone Picture this: a family-owned retailer has a $40-million bank loan. The founder has had a good relationship with his banker for years, watched footy with him, and met the bank’s CEO at functions.
Clancy Yeates Small-business customers have received the least benefit from the latest cycle of interest-rate cuts, new figures show, despite moves by the major banks to target the SME market.
Danny John Key parts of Australia's services sector are being hit by the slowdown in consumer spending.
Clancy Yeates New lending to business has jumped to levels not seen since the global financial crisis.
Eric Johnston and Peter Martin Borrowers face further pain, with Commonwealth and NAB expected to review mortgage, business rates.
Peter Martin Latest NAB business survey shows two-thirds of businesses reported no need for finance in January.
Queensland's state budget should be used not only to rebuild the state but its businesses too, an industry group says.
Alexandra Cain Most small business owners still rely on their accountant rather than their lawyer, bank, business coach or financial planner, according to a survey of Australasian small business owners.
Mark Bouris Make sure you know your customers and be clear on what they look for from you.
Christopher Niesche Most small businesses insure their property and stock against damage like fire and theft, but few take out business interruption insurance against the loss of cash flow caused by a prolonged shutdown.
Chris Zappone Confidence among smaller businesses has tumbled to levels not seen since the global financial crisis, with worries about fuel costs, cash flow and interest rates weighing on sentiment.
Mark Bouris Mark Bouris answers letters to guide you through a marketing minefield.
Clancy Yeates Banks are squeezing small business customers with higher fees and fatter margins, the Reserve Bank says, while competition between lenders has fallen.
Chris Zappone Business confidence has turned positive for the first time since December 2007, helped by government hand-outs.
Max Newnham Questions and answers with small business expert, Max Newnham. This week: everything you need to know about capital gains tax.