A collection of articles, stories, tips & tools designed to keep your small business moving.

16 November 2023 | 4 min read

Top 5 apps and websites to manage cash flow

Knowing your business’s finances can help you be more efficient, competitive and strategic. Here are five of the top apps and websites to manage cash flow.

10 November 2023 | 4 min read

Connecting small business clients with funding solutions

Before continuing, read the first installment in the ‘How to Prospa’ series, which looks at how to expand your client base by understanding the sentiment of your small business clients. Making a difference Despite small businesses making up the vast majority of Australian businesses, they can have a tough time accessing finance to help them

08 November 2023 | 4 min read

Cash is King: How small to medium businesses can thrive and survive in an economic downturn

Ross Aucutt has been immersed in the world of business finance for as long as he can remember. He witnessed his own father, a small business owner, constantly wrestle with cash flow challenges. Now as Prospa’s CFO, he spends his days finding ways for small businesses to overcome such challenges. The Prospa comms team caught

03 November 2023 | 4 min read

Understanding small businesses’ needs

Unlocking value in your current clients If you’re looking to expand your brokerage business, often the instinct is to attract new clients. Following the business rule that it’s much more profitable to grow your existing customers, however, first consider adding more services instead. The majority of businesses are small businesses, so the chances that you

26 October 2023 | 4 min read

How Dean’s business is preparing for the holidays

The long-term owner of a party supplies business shares how regularly he recruits casual staff, and the importance of balancing casual and long-term hires.

20 October 2023 | 4 min read

Your essential guide to cash flow management

Here are two cash flow management tools you can start using straight away, and tips from two small business owners about how they respond to cash flow dips.

11 October 2023 | 4 min read

3 businesses on using AI tools

How using AI can help your business retain a competitive advantage, save you money and time, and boost your brand.

28 September 2023 | 5 min read

Cyber security measures for small businesses

The recent Australian Cyber Security Centre Small Business Survey revealed that: Companies lost $300 million each year due to cyber attacks The ACSC receives around 144 reports of cyber attacks every day 62% of the small and medium business owners surveyed had experienced cyber attacks If these figures alone aren’t enough to get small businesses

20 September 2023 | 5 min read

Building a business where people want to work

Here are five ways small business owners can offer a unique value proposition to employees.

04 September 2023 | 5 min read

Fairina Cheng’s sole trader growth story

Fairina Cheng loves being a sole trader because she can choose what projects and clients to take on – but says she couldn't have grown without expert help.

31 August 2023 | 1 min read

Infographic: Small business priorities

Concerns around economic factors and supply chain issues on the rise. Here are the strategies small businesses aim to prioritise over the next 12 months.

29 August 2023 | 4 min read

How this entrepreneur turned a side hustle into a full-time specialist food business

Lina María Pérez Sánchez of Antojos Group has grown her Colombian arepas business, with the help of funding from Prospa.

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