Tags Downturn

Tag: Downturn

Brace for a potential business downturn now because WHEN (not if) one hits, it’ll be too late

Would your business survive if a recession hit? While I don’t believe Australia is facing an impending recession in the immediate future, it’s not...

How SMEs can survive an economic downturn

Is Australia heading towards a recession? A combination of factors including rising Australian household debt, the state of the energy market and the fact...

Pressure to delay emissions trading scheme

The Australian Industry Group has called for the Federal Government to delay the commencement of the 2010 carbon emissions trading scheme (ETS) due to...

Dynamic Business Expert Panel: Business Advice

In times of economic uncertainty, businesses are looking for advice on how to survive the downturn. We asked our expert panel the best piece...

Small businesses unimpressed by Rudd

In his address at the NSW Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Sydney yesterday, Rudd spoke of the financial crisis and the need for all Australians to work together to get through the downturn. Small business owners were left unimpressed by his address, according to Sydney Morning Herald reports, with one business owner claiming the speech was “all spin and no substance.”

featured

Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...