Affirm backs small and family businesses and is making it easier for them to invest, create jobs and grow the economy.

We are responsible for:

Engaging across government to highlight issues affecting small and family businesses, and to ensure their needs are considered

Providing expert policy advice and programs to facilitate the growth of small and family businesses

Our work includes:

Listening to small and family businesses to understand challenges and opportunities they face

Identifying opportunities to improve the operating environment for small businesses

Being accountable for making real and measurable impacts for small and family businesses

Gathering data and insights to inform evidence-based, integrated policy design across government

Enabling small and family businesses to thrive by providing the information, connections and support they need

Enhancing reputation for small and family business-friendly policies and programs