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  • Business

Businesses amp up green investments with electric vehicles and solar panels topping the shopping list

New data from Australia’s largest business bank shows many small and medium sized businesses are continuing to invest in new or used energy efficient equipment, with the value of the bank’s Green Finance for Vehicles & Equipment loan book growing 80% compared to the same period last year.

  • 13.06.2024
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  • Small Business

Small businesses seek AI to reduce paperwork and increase profits

NAB Bookkeeper, NAB’s new bookkeeping tool utilises machine learning, a form of AI, to help reduce admin time for small businesses by up to five hours per week so they can focus on the bigger picture.

  • 18.03.2024
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  • Customers

NAB CEO on the economy, simplification, and the future of banking

NAB CEO Ross McEwan has expressed optimism about the state of the economy during a wide-ranging discussion at the ABA/TTBC Economic Forecast 2024 event, while also noting the need to reduce red tape to better support the growth of small businesses in Australia.

  • 26.02.2024
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  • Business

Eras Tour proves to be a “Love Story” for local economy

Taylor mania led to an enchanted weekend for businesses in Melbourne’s inner suburbs, with an estimated $174 million boost in spending across her three tour dates

  • 20.02.2024
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  • Business

Game, Set, Match: AO serves up a win for Melbourne businesses

Record-breaking Australian Open crowds provide significant boost for Melbourne businesses.

  • 31.01.2024
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  • Agribusiness

Regional business owners urged to stay alert to scam red flags this holiday season

With many businesses in regional Australia facing into peak trading season, NAB’s Executive for Regional and Agribusiness Khan Horne has some timely tips for business owners to stay vigilant for business scams.

  • 13.12.2023
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  • Climate

It pays to be Greener – how businesses can save money and the planet

Local cleantech startup Greener is on a mission to refute the widespread perception that an investment in sustainability is a cost burden, albeit with an environmental benefit.

  • 26.10.2023
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  • Small Business

NAB partners with Greener to help small businesses reduce carbon emissions

NAB has become the first Australian bank to partner with Greener, a dedicated sustainability solution provider, to offer its small business customers an opportunity to assess and accelerate their sustainability plans.

  • 18.10.2023
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  • Business

INSKIN COSMEDICS secures funding to accelerate growth

NAB business customer, INSKIN COSMEDICS, has secured funding from The Australian Business Growth Fund (ABGF) to accelerate the company’s next leg of growth.

  • 09.10.2023
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  • Customers

The plight of the bumblebee

When the Varroa mite parasite hit Wall’s Honey, Justin and Katelyn were told they’d need to euthanise their bees.

  • 15.09.2023
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  • Scams

An SOS to SMEs: See Through Scams

Among the risks I’ve helped our business customers manage during more than 30 years in my banking career with NAB, scams have become one of the most alarming and potentially devastating.

  • 30.08.2023
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  • Business

Good businesses are going to flourish again

NAB CEO Ross McEwan is backing the resilience of the economy against expectations the rising cost of living will eat further into already subdued growth.

  • 06.08.2023
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  • Indigenous Affairs

Supporting the next wave of Indigenous business 

During NAIDOC Week we celebrate Indigenous businesses fostering connection to Country and community.

  • 03.07.2023
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  • Small Business

Inter-State of Origin brings big winnings to Adelaide

They may not have had a team in the game, but the city of Adelaide benefitted from Wednesday night’s State of Origin Game with fans spending more than $48 million across the city.

  • 05.06.2023
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  • Indigenous Affairs

Celebrating Indigenous business

During National Reconciliation Week we celebrate Indigenous businesses creating opportunity and driving positive change in Australia.

  • 29.05.2023
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