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01 December 2023 | 3 min read

Tools and tips for cash flow management

Managing cash flow is a priority for many small businesses, with 17% of small business owners saying cash flow and business demand are the number one concern they are facing.*  Here are two cash flow management tools you can start using straight away, plus tips for responding to dips in cash flow and encouraging long-term

09 November 2023 | 3 min read

4 apps and websites to manage cash flow

Access to a phone is all that’s required to have an accurate, real-time view of every aspect of your cash flow, from profits and unpaid bills to projected revenue.   But how can you best unlock such capabilities and manage your finances? These four digital tools are worth checking out.  1. The Prospa App The Prospa

01 November 2023 | 3 min read

What the general election means for small businesses

New Zealanders headed to the polls on 14 October and came away having elected a new government after seven years, with an outcome that might impact small businesses in taxation, regulation and business confidence. Christopher Luxon of the National Party will become the country’s next prime minister, with his party to form a government with

11 October 2023 | 4 min read

AI tips for small businesses

How using AI can help your business retain a competitive advantage, save you money and time, and boost your brand.

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28 September 2023 | 4 min read

Tips to improve your business’s cyber security

Cyber security incidents are on the rise for small businesses. The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ) received 8,831 reports in 2021 and that number is only expected to grow. The cost associated with those incidents was almost $9 million. As cyber resilience expert and director of Outfox Jan Thornborough explains, it’s time to make

29 August 2023 | 4 min read

Using external funding to grow

How accessing external funding from Prospa has helped Phil Walding grow his label-making small business through times of challenge and opportunity.


14 September 2021 | 6 min read

How Will&Able is creating jobs for Kiwis with disabilities

Will&Able’s founders share how they’re creating jobs with a fresh take on the social enterprise model – and focusing on growth as much as purpose.

The Label Man

09 February 2021 | 5 min read

How this printing business quickly pivoted to meet new demand

Investing in equipment and materials helped label printing business LabelMAN keep pace with changing market needs, even through the uncertainties of COVID-19.

13 November 2019 | 3 min read

Customer success story: DNA 1st Solution

Find out how Anita Vaafusuaga expanded her family's packing business to help unskilled youth in Auckland by turning to a Prospa Small Business Loan.

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