Finlease opens an office in Orange

The city of Orange and NSW’s central west has been a thriving area  for some time now. Mining and related industries are running at full steam while agriculture is enjoying a resurgence. Yet despite the positive conditions, access to business finance remains the biggest stumbling block to grow amongst small to medium size businesses. So […]

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How to get more from banks when they’re giving you less.

“As we take a look around at the banking situation right now, we’ve all come through the global financial crisis, but are small businesses feeling any better? One thing we at Finlease have been working very hard on is seeking better whole of banking outcomes for our clients. We’re going further than simply handling business […]

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Interest Rates – Differences between published rates

I have certainly had my fair share of trying to explain why fixed interest rates are what they are today when it comes to Equipment Finance or any Fixed Rate product for that matter. Too often fixed rates for equipment or fixed property loans are compared to the official cash rate or the honeymoon home […]

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Small businesses losing faith in the banks.

“Recently we’ve seen a significant deterioration in loyalty being shown by small to medium businesses toward their banks. In fact, loyalty has fallen 239% over the past 3 years. This is not surprising really given recent events, especially in the wake of the GFC. Many businesses in the $1-5 Million annual turnover range are increasingly […]

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Sourcing business finance after the global meltdown.

“The global finance crisis may be over but the drama continues for small business. Surprisingly, credit is more difficult for small businesses than before the GFC. So when you’re after equipment finance, you’ll need more things working in your favour than ever.  Information is the currency that the financiers want, and that means assembling the […]

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Sanctuary Cove signals brighter future for marine industry.

“We’re pleased to report that the mood at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) was much improved this year. And it wasn’t just the nicer weather that pointed to a sunnier outlook. Enquiry rates for boat finance were much stronger, and the final visitor tally of over 39,000 was well up on the 2009 figures. […]

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Taxing Times ahead for small business

“June 30 2010 will be no ordinary end of tax year for many businesses. Having weathered the financial upheavals of the past year or so, now’s the time to prepare for the upswing. We’ve heard that 68% of small to medium sized enterprises are planning to borrow business finance in the next 6 months to […]

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How to drive a harder bargain.

“If you want a better run for your money when buying your next company car or commercial vehicle, the Finlease car buying service could be the answer. From what we’ve found, many small to medium sized business owners are too busy to shop around for the best price on a reps vehicle’, luxury car or […]

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Stake your Investment Allowance goldmine claim

“The Investment Allowances were certainly great news, particularly for small business. Ands while the legislation was passed last year, for many businesses, 2010 will be the year they actually take delivery of their equipment, install it and put it to work. It’s fairly easy to understand what vehicles and equipment are eligible, and what relevant […]

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Finlease goes West

“We’re really excited about our new WA office which officially opens January 1 2010. This has been a carefully planned strategic move and has only been made possible through teaming up with a like-minded organisation. We’ve formed a strategic alliance with a local company AGF Charter, who are a terrific team of individuals. Coincidentally they’ve […]

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