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Analysts predict RBA will move rates

Analysts are increasingly confident the RBA will move rates for the first time since August 2016 on Tuesday in a bit to reignite stalling...

Businesswomen who underpaid because minimum pay rates are “just crazy” fined $228,000

A $228,000 fine has been handed down to the operator of a travel services company for underpaying an employee because she thinks the requirement of minimum pay rates is “just crazy”.

Security guards allegedly underpaid $94,000

The Fair Work Ombudsman has begun taking legal action against a NSW security contractor for allegedly underpaying 14 security guards almost $94,000.

Aged care workers underpaid $4.8 million

Staff are to be back-paid $4.8 million after their overtime rates were underpaid for at least six years.

Slowing growth brings about rate cut

The Reserve Bank of Australia cut the official cash by 25 basis points today, citing slowing economic and credit growth as two of the key drivers behind its decision.

What’s going on with lending interest rates?

We're obsessed with interest rates in Australia, keeping a keen eye on RBA decisions and subsequent reactions from lenders. But just what's going on with rates at the moment? MYOB's Kristy Sheppard explains...

Reserve Bank keeps rates at 4.75%

The Reserve Bank has decided to leave the cash rate at 4.75%, announced RBA governor Glenn Stevens.


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...