Employing nearly half of all Australians, small businesses are absolutely vital for the nation’s economy. Alex Brgudac has been on the ground supporting this sector through the rollercoaster ride that is COVID-19 in his role as the head of partnerships at online lender Prospa.

Alex joins host Maja Garaca Djurdjevic in this episode of Accountants Daily Insider to talk about Prospa’s transition to remote working conditions, the sentiment among his SME clients throughout the crisis, and the effectiveness of the government’s support schemes thus far.

He also explains how businesses have been pushed to positively adapt and what he expects to happen in the SME sector over the next few months, and shares some words of advice to small businesses that are struggling at the moment.