Small companies and tradies secure more business with lending support
Over 150 small businesses have formed an alliance with national finance company Safe Financial to secure more trade through offering financing options on their products or services.
Safe Financial managing director Rafer Hart says they’re entering a new space in the lender market so they can support small businesses nationwide.
“There’s no denying that small businesses have been doing it tough over the past few years, so it’s important for them to secure customers wherever possible," Mr Hart says.
“We’re not just looking after small retailers but also the little guy – the plumbers, chippies, painters – all tradies who need a solution to their financing needs.
“Too often tradespeople have been caught out without a suitable payment option for their customers, so we’ve developed this alliance program to lend a hand.”
Mr Hart says the businesses that Safe Financial is working with are already benefiting from the program and drawing in more business.
“Adding financing options to their service allows small businesses to compete with major retailers and big business on a fairer playing field,” Mr Hart says.
“For customers, they can choose to go local and support these businesses with the payment options convenient to them.
“For the businesses and tradies, they can increase sales, broaden their customer base and experience great growth as a result of the alliance program.”