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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.

How has the Eurozone debt crisis affected the US?

The Eurozone debt crisis seems as though it is a small financial and economic implosion on the European continent. However, a ripple experienced in Europe...

Why you need a reverse roadmap

The short answer: Because otherwise, when it comes time to negotiate, you'll end up with a bunch of nothing.

GST crackdown “most significant change since introduction”

Amongst the Budget announcements last night was the unveiling of the most significant changes to GST since its introduction by former PM John Howard in 2000.

Booming resource states leave NSW in their dust

Australia is set to continue its strong resources lead economic recovery, returning to levels of prosperity not seen since the beginning of 2008. At least for resource rich states like Queensland and Western Australia concludes the latest Business Outlook report from Access Economics.

GST increase predicted to fund Rudd’s hospital spending spree

Australia's Goods & Services Tax (GST) is predicted to increase as pressure mounts on the Federal Government to fund its recent spending, including the recently minted COAG hospitals agreement.

Free: not the only future for the Internet

“Free” is being hailed as the Internet's natural and ultimate future – as evidenced by a growing cohort of bloggers who insist “free” is the only solution to content providers’ Internet woes. However, Ovum believes their economic logic is flawed, and that financing “free” through advertising alone requires a scale which is unlikely to be achieved in online entertainment unless the sector undergoes a radical revolution.

MYOB enters agreement to get your banking data

MYOB has entered into an agreement with BankLink for the supply of bank transaction data to be used in a range of new MYOB products.

Are Aussie accountants economic superheroes?

For many, if not most Aussie businesses, the global financial crisis followed by a broad and deep international recession plunged owners and managers into uncharted territory. Existing on a steady diet of growth and demand for years, and with few true tests of management and financial acumen, my view is that a fair few businesses were unprepared for the impacts of a new economic reality

Businesses urged not to spend in 2010 recovery

Following positive signs of an economic recovery, business owners may be tempted to reclaim the sacrifices they made during the downturn. Former CEO of retail...


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...