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Helping businesses to remain viable and keeping people in their homes is good for everyone.
“These figures show there are some green shoots emerging in our economy and that’s a positive sign.” – ABA CEO Anna Bligh
“Banks stand ready to throw a lifeline to businesses across the country who are doing it tough through this COVID-19 crisis.”
Help on offer for small businesses financially affected by coronavirus Australian small businesses financially impacted by the spread of the coronavirus are being urged to contact their bank to access assistance on offer which can include deferred loan payments, waiving fees and restructuring loans. Australian Banking Association CEO Anna Bligh said any small business should not tough it out on their own… Read more »
In force since July 1 last year, the new ASIC-approved Banking Code of Practice contains a big step up in protections for customers.