Building and trade

5 advantages of owning a business

02 August 2021 | 3 min read

From making time for family to living out a creative passion, 5 small business owners share the advantages of owning their own business.

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Small business government support: a state-by-state guide

27 July 2021 | 10 min read

We have summarised some helpful information on the Government small business support packages designed to help businesses impacted by the recent lockdowns.

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Does the instant asset write-off or temporary full expensing apply to your business this EOFY?

17 May 2021 | 3 min read

With EOFY approaching, so is the instant asset write-off deadline We’ve put together some useful information for small business owners.

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How building and trade plan on nailing 2021

21 December 2020 | 5 min read

Thanks to government grants and subsidies, the building and trade sector is booming. Here's how small businesses plan to make 2021 just as big.

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How this automotive business drove 60% growth in 2020

26 November 2020 | 4 min read

Here’s how a focus on community and training opportunities helped automotive repair business Karinya Diesel Services carve a niche for themselves in rural Queensland.

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I wish someone had told me that… Rebeka Morgan, BuildHer Collective

11 August 2020 | 5 min read

Growing a business is no easy feat, but the rewards far outweigh the challenges, says this small business owner. She shares what she’s learnt along the way.

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Lockdown opportunities unlocked for a commercial tiling business

02 July 2020 | 4 min read

Quick access to finance allowed commercial tiling business, On Time Developments, to say ‘yes’ to growth opportunities that presented during COVID-19.

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Customer success story: Test ‘N’ Tag Orange

18 July 2019 | 3 min read

When small business owner Craig Dolbel wanted to expand his workshop, so he could take on more jobs, he took out a Prospa Small Business Loan.

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Video: The future foundations of the building and trade industry in Australia

10 December 2018 | 1 min read

The future foundations of the building and trade industry in Australia.

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Quiz: How well do you know the construction industry?

26 November 2018 | Less than a min read

Take our building & trade quiz to test your knowledge on future trends shaping the industry.

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Infographic: 5 trends set to shape the building and trade industry

19 November 2018 | Less than a min read

Some insights to kick start some thoughts about how you can stay relevant in a rapidly changing building and trade sector.

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Tax deductions for tradies

02 June 2016 | 3 min read

Tax is one of life’s certainties – and fortunately for tradies there are plenty of ways to reduce the burden.

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