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  • Post-pandemic training and development

    In the blink of an eye, the industry's previous models and methods for employee learning and training were flipped on their head as COVID-19 forced us to social distance and work from home. How has ANZ evolved its training and development strategy in the aftermath?

  • The new normal: returning to the office

    A recent workplace resilience study has confirmed that four out of five Australians are feeling overloaded and agitated at work, with 79% craving more flexibility. After a sustained period of working from home for employees across the globe, is a return to the office really the smartest way forward?

  • How SMEs must look forward

    The impacts of COVID-19 will reverberate for months and years to come. As we face these new challenges, Peter Vala, general manager partnerships and distribution at Thinktank, asks how SMEs will pivot to adapt to the changing environment – and what opportunities are emerging

  • Big trends driving commercial lending

    COVID-19 has fast-tracked many trends that were already emerging in commercial lending. Now, Beau Bertoli, co-founder and chief revenue officer at Prospa, says the agile fi ntech is well placed to offer speedyturnaround times so SMEs can get back to business sooner

  • Bankrolling the business boom by Melanie Mingas

    As business conditions gain strength across Australia, Steve Lawrence, VP head of major commercial clients at La Trobe Financial, is supporting brokers to capitalise

  • The kings of capital by Melanie Mingas

    Innovating access to finance for SMEs, OnDeck is turning to its broker network to assist in delivering a projected $2bn in business capital by 2020

  • The power of knowledge by Melanie Mingas

    Arming brokers with the tools, insight and leads required for success, Blue Wealth CEO Tony Hayek reveals how value and service can be leveraged to accelerate business

  • Giving back to brokers by Melanie Mingas

    Exceeding its financial targets in 2017, NAB attributes a 15% increase in business to the broker channel. Now GM of broker distribution Steve Kane, has big plans to repay the favour

  • An attractive proposition by Melanie Mingas

    Brett Halliwell, GM of white-label pioneer Advantedge reveals the plans to increase digital capability and keep brokers ahead of the game

  • Getting to know you by Melanie Mingas

    Westpac’s Tony MacRae on broker education, training and customer relationships