Cover Story

  • Looking back at 2020

    It has been an incredibly tough 12 months for brokers affected by a pandemic, natural disasters and ongoing regulation. Australian Broker spoke to industry leaders to get their thoughts on 2020 and what lies ahead

  • Brokers share keys to success

    AB sits down with two award-winning Melbourne brokers to discuss how their businesses were able to thrive, even in a struggling economy

  • Post-pandemic training and development by AB

    ANZ gives insight into how it is evolving its strategy to better suit the new environment of social distancing and working from home

  • The new normal: returning to the office by AB

    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 by AB

    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 by AB

    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

  • Leading your team through a crisis by AB

    Leaders are never tested more than they are in a crisis, and Australia has never faced a crisis quite like this pandemic. Brendan Wright, CEO of mortgage aggregator FAST, shares why he believes what we’re experiencing now is an opportunity as much as it is a challenge

  • Regional Brokers: Tale of two speeds by AB

    While many capital city brokers are struggling under the weight of the files of customers who need urgent financial help, it’s a different story in regional Australia. Four brokers talk about their experiences of the regional mortgage market during the pandemic and show that location is no barrier to superior service and outcomes