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NSW Government releases ’24-Hour Economy’ Strategy

The NSW Government has released a 24-Hour Economy Strategy to revamp Sydney’s nightlife, support local businesses and create more jobs in the...

Australia facing its worst economic contraction in history

The ABS confirmed Australia’s first recession since 1990 after recording two consecutive quarters of economic decline. After being hammered by the pandemic, bushfires and drought,...

Greater IR flexibility will help take our economy off life support

The Morrison Government is right to be pressing for the industrial relations changes that have been so critical to keeping people in work through...

How SME owners can ride out the COVID-19 recession

Australian SME owners are bracing for an imminent recession, inflicted by the global coronavirus pandemic. Our recent survey of SMEs revealed that, in response to...

Startups and digital transformation will be key to COVID-19 recovery

Vu Tran, co-founder at Go1, talks us through why he thinks startups and digital transformation will be key in the economic recovery from COVID-19...

Should JobKeeper be extended?

JobKeeper is the definition of policy made on the run. At the time, it was very important to roll something out quickly to cushion...

JobMaker plan to get economy “out of the ICU”

Yesterday, in an announcement, Scott Morrison revealed a 'JobMaker' plan to strengthen and grow the economy post-lockdown by focussing on equipping Australians with in-demand...

Let’s Talk: Opinion on the government’s stimulus packages

During the crisis, the government has unveiled many stimulus packages to support businesses and sustain the economy, including the JobKeeper payment, the early release of superannuation and...

RBA: Economy could start to bounce back in September

The Reserve Bank says the economy could start to bounce back in the September quarter as government begins to ease coronavirus restrictions towards the middle...

Stimulus package reaction: “There are bigger concerns not addressed”

The Morrison government’s economic plans to mitigate coronavirus challenges is a timely, sensible and proportionate response, however there are bigger concerns not addressed. Through constant...

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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...