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35% of SMEs Recruiting, Despite Weaker Sentiment

Updates to this research will be published monthly to track the impact and response to COVID-19. View Previous Wave.

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Weak SME Sentiment Despite Upbeat Revenue and Employment Numbers

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VFACTS – How has 2022 started?

'New vehicle sales are currently dictated more by supply than demand.‘

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SMEs Investing In Growth Despite Economic Headwinds

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SME Revenue and Profit Ticking Up Despite Supply Chain Squeeze

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Sentiment Regarding Economic Conditions Declines Steeply as SMEs Face Numerous Challenges

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Unpacking The Dealership Finance Experience

This is the third piece in our series of AFI articles, exploring different aspects of consumer automotive finance.

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Unpacking the Automotive Finance Customer Journey

Welcome to the first of three articles, exploring different aspects of the 2022 Automotive Finances Insights study. In this one, we introduce the customer journey, looking at how it can vary across different consumer segments.

More than 9 million Australian households currently own at least 1 vehicle, with over a third (3.2 million) having used finance to fund at least some of their purchases. While there is no doubt that this offers significant opportunities for OEMs, financiers, and other associated businesses, it is important to remember that these purchases can follow extremely different paths. It is therefore critical to understand the customer vehicle selection and finance journey, and the key needs of consumers as they move through its different stages.

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2022 Trends in Australian Fuel Usage

Over the past couple of years, we've heard a lot about decreased mobility (i.e. people working from home with their car spending more time sitting in the garage. Various data sources support this, demonstrating that overall levels of movement have been down through the pandemic, with more localised activities (e.g. trips to neighbourhood parks) becoming more common. 

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SMEs Positive but War & Weather Likely to Dampen Sentiment

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