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Written by industry leaders from an "insider's" viewpoint, our seasonal newsletter, Making a Mile, offers a fresh perspective on transport, finance and business in general.

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Whether it’s where interest rates are heading, how business owners are feeling or just who was on show at the latest industry exhibition, you can learn more in Making a Mile.

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  • Talk Around Town
    To all our clients living outside of Victoria, congratulations you have done extremely well to date with the balance of handling this pandemic and keeping your State working, jobs safe and the economy bubbling along. To all of us Victorians bunkered down in Mexico, it has been a tough time for all of us. Lockdowns 1,2 ...
  • Instant Asset Write-Off
    June 30 is Fast Approaching We now have an Instant Asset Write-off in place and the asset value it applies to is unlimited, both in the amount you spend and in the number of times you can buy assets. With June 30th fast approaching, NOW is the time to order and buy equipment to claim your Instant ...
  • Delays and Long Waits for Credit Decisions
    What difficult times we live in…a few short years ago almost all Banks and Finance Companies offered a ‘Tick & Flick’ asset loan product that provided nearly immediate approvals provided certain boxes where ticked. Now the Banks and Finance Companies want full credit submissions, supporting documents, two+ years of financial reporting, breakdowns of balance sheets, ATO ...
  • Brokers Advantage in 2021
    The delays and extended approval decision making that we are experiencing is playing into our hands. The Commercial Equipment Broking sector that we are a part of, is currently experiencing its busiest period on record. 73% of all Commercial Asset deals settled are settled with Banks & Finance Companies via a Broker. An East & Partners Broker ...
  • Used Vehicle Pricing
    There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a positive influence on used car pricing. I have witnessed huge pricing being paid for Trade-in values from both Dealers and Auction houses, if you have a late model 2,3- or 4-year-old car – why not make enquiries on what it is worth today, you could ...
  • Senate inquiry recommends RLO repeal
    Source: Mortgage Business By Annie Kane Why is this needed. The APRA requirements on Banks post the Banking Royal Commission has resulted in lending credit decisions extending out far too long, especially for small business and individuals. It has resulted in delays which cost contracts and restrict business growth. I look forward  to these changes passing through the Federal Parliament ...
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