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04 Aug 2014

MFL Sponsorship Update August 2014

Holden Racing Team has won its second consecutive race meeting, this time with James Courtney taking out Race 25 at the Coates Hire Ipswich 400. James delivered a very strong qualifying performance, posting the second quickest time of the 20-minute all-in dash. Courtney led through to race end increasing the...   more

18 Jul 2014

Geelong Business Excellence Awards – “Family Business of the Year”

Morris Finance were announced as the 2014 Family Business of the Year winner last night at the 29th Annual Geelong Business Excellence Awards presentation night, an award which was only made possible through the dream and persistence of Ian and Nathan Murray in beginning this wonderful journey some 16 years...   more

15 Jul 2014

Tips on how to handle difficult customers

The world of customer service can be really rewarding in some aspects and quite difficult in others. Dealing with difficult customers can test even the most patient SME owners but it's still important you take a professional approach to the situation as bad customer experiences can actually help improve your...   more

11 Jul 2014

Good Credit Practices for Small Businesses

Regular use of good credit practices is fundamental to small business success. Maintaining an unblemished credit history is a significant advantage when applying for finance. With wise use of your credit, you can build a strong credit history which will serve you for many years to come. Here are...   more

07 Jul 2014

Incredible Results for Garth Tander and the Holden Racing Team

Holden Racing Team Garth Tander The Holden Racing Team’s Garth Tander again showed his front-running speed in Townsville, narrowly missing out on Sunday’s 250km feature race victory – instead taking second, and the outright round win with 282 points scored. The three-time Bathurst winner, who led home teammate James Courtney for an...   more

03 Jul 2014

Australian Olympic marathon runner Lee Troop inspires Morris Finance staff

A big thank you to three-time Australian Olympic marathon runner and past MFL Sports Ambassador, Lee Troop, who visited our office yesterday and spoke to the staff about what it takes to achieve your personal and business best, teamwork and the successes in his running career. Lee has had an...   more

26 Jun 2014

Walkinshaw Racing V8 reality TV show hits 7Mate this Sunday

V8-powerhouse Walkinshaw Racing is set to grab the small-screen spotlight for a different reason beginning this weekend, with the release of half-hour behind the scenes reality series V8 LIFE. The six-episode series, with the first broadcast nationally this weekend at 1pm on 7Mate, provides viewers with unprecedented access to Walkinshaw Racing...   more

25 Jun 2014

Morris Finance Referral Reward Program

Coming soon... Please contact one of our New Business Specialists on (03) 5223 3453 for  more

23 Jun 2014

2014 SKYCITY Triple Crown Darwin - Walkinshaw Racing Update

Holden Racing Team drivers James Courtney and Garth Tander have taken fifth and sixth place respectively in a scorching safety car-affected race on Sunday in Darwin. James, who finished eighth and 11th in Saturday’s twin 100km races, got a great start from fifth on the grid – and rose as high...   more

16 Jun 2014

Holden Racing Team set for winning bite on V8’s northern leg

Image supplied by Holden Racing Team Holden Racing Team’s James ‘Crocodile’ Courtney heads to Darwin snapping at the heels of another victory, after a successful test at Winton in early June. Courtney, who scored a pole position and two top-three places at Hidden Valley last year, feels that the test, one of...   more

11 Jun 2014

MFL Customer Service Manager donating his time in Cambodia

Morris Finance Customer Service Manager, Simon, left for Cambodia on Sunday and is putting his skills to the test assisting in building a house with the Hearts to Harmony Foundation. The house is being built for a homeless family in need. If you would like to support the Hearts to...   more

06 Jun 2014

Morris Finance is Closed for Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

Morris Finance Ltd will be closed this Monday 10th June for the Queen's Birthday Public Holiday. Our office will re-open Tuesday 10th June at 8.30am. The Management and Staff at Morris Finance would like to wish all our clients and suppliers and their families a safe and enjoyable long weekend!  more

03 Jun 2014

RBA leave cash rate unchanged at 2.5%

At its meeting today, the RBA Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.5 per cent. Growth in the global economy is continuing at a moderate pace, helped by firmer conditions in the advanced countries. China's growth appears to have slowed a little in early 2014 but remains...   more

02 Jun 2014

Important Accounting Dates for June 2014

With the financial year coming to an end, most businesses will have a lot of work to get through this month. Luckily, you won't be bogged down with lodgements in June. 21 Jun 2014 Activity statements May 2014 monthly activity statements: final date for lodgment and payment. 30 Jun 2014 End of financial year.   more

28 May 2014

Morris Finance feature on the Geelong Cats Interstate Banner

As a Premier Partner of the Geelong Cats, Morris Finance will feature on the interstate banner tomorrow night at the Geelong v Sydney game. Morris Finance will be sending a message to all those watching the game both at the SCG and on television at home. The game will start at...   more

21 May 2014

Business Tips - Mistakes in Business

Mistake #1: Not Acknowledging That It’s Time to Hire • Hiring your first employee or adding another person to your team is a big decision that should not be taken lightly. But, putting this step off for too long can also be incredibly detrimental to your productivity — and your business’ growth. Mistake...   more

15 May 2014

Federal Budget Update May 2014

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has announced his first budget which confirms a range of recently announced changes to income tax, health care, superannuation and social security. The 2014-15 budget will mean some significant changes to a variety of industries. We have put together a collection of information on the new...   more

14 May 2014

Garth Tander re-signs with Holden Racing Team ahead of home event in Perth

The Holden Racing Team is proud to announce that V8 Supercars Champion and three-time Bathurst winner Garth Tander will continue to race for the team, after re-signing today on a multi-year deal. The news, announced ahead of Tander’s home event in Perth this weekend, was a natural boost for the Holden...   more

09 May 2014

Garth Tander looking for strong home run in Perth

The Holden Racing Team’s Garth Tander is focused on kick-starting his assault on this year’s championship at his home race, next weekend in Perth. The 2007 V8 Supercars champion has had a character-building season to-date, scoring just 531 points from the first four Championship events. However, a promising run at Pukekohe...   more

06 May 2014

RBA leave cash rate unchanged at 2.5% for May

The Reserve Bank has left the cash rate on hold at a record low of 2.5% for the ninth consecutive month, despite some encouraging signs of elevated economic activity. Analysts have predicted that the Reserve Bank may maintain its loose monetary policy settings and leave rates at 2.5% for an extended...   more

01 May 2014

Important Accounting Dates for May 2014

In addition to Mother's Day, here are some more important dates you should take note of for the month of May. 12 May 2014 Activity statements Quarter 3 (January - March 2014) activity statements - final date for electronic lodgment and payment. Refer to Lodge your activity statements online for information on your eligibility...   more

28 Apr 2014

V8 Supercars Update - Walkinshaw Racing at the ITM 500 Auckland

Holden Racing Team For the ITM 500 Auckland, both HRT Commodores featured a new-look ANZAC Appeal livery, honouring those who fought for our countries with the statement ‘lest we forget’ emblazoned on the bodywork. Friday The Holden Racing Team’s James Courtney finished Friday's race 10 in fourth place, falling just shy of...   more

24 Apr 2014

ANZAC Day 2014

Morris Finance will be closed on Friday, 25th April 2014 for ANZAC Day. As a proud Australian company, we are encouraging all our staff, clients, suppliers and their families to help celebrate the achievements of our nation by supporting local events. Please click here for information on ANZAC Day services being held...   more

23 Apr 2014

Nick Percat: ITM 500 Auckland Preview

HHA Racing’s Nick Percat believes the insight he received from the ‘King of Pukekohe’, Greg Murphy; stand him in good stead for a strong result this weekend at the challenging circuit, south of Auckland. Nick has enjoyed excellent practice and qualifying form; finishing in the top ten on several occasions, but...   more

22 Apr 2014

Geelong remain undefeated with a victory against the Hawks!

After a magnificent 19 point win against our arch rivals Hawthorn on Easter Monday at the MCG the Geelong Cats remain as the only undefeated team in the AFL. ...   more