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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

  • Data is the new black by AB

    Choice Aggregation CEO Stephen Moore, explains why the role of the aggregator is changing and how brokers can make an impending data deluge work to their advantage

  • The negotiator by AB

    Damien Simonfi, CEO of DJ Partners, reveals how brokers can help their customers face debt head on

  • Blue sky thinking by

    With new ownership, new products and new rates, Bluestone's Royden D’Vaz, talks about bringing new lending solutions to a broader customer base

  • The brand builders by AB

    Enjoying a record year to date, Mario Rehayem, Pepper Money’s Australia CEO, explains how and why the lender has rolled out the definitive guide to broker branding

  • Partnered for progress by AB

    The CEO of PLAN Australia, Anja Pannek, explains why partnerships are a core component of the aggregator’s business model, and how strategic goal-setting can transform broker and customer outcomes

  • Innovation: the Australian way by Melanie Mingas

    NextGen.Net sales director Tony Carn explains how A made in Australia approach to digital lending is paving the way for brokers to diversify their businesses