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ACCC : SMEs to save 5 to 10 per cent on power from carbon tax repeal

Competition tsar Rod Sims has informed SMEs they should expect an annual cost saving on their energy usage arising from the carbon tax repeal of between five and ten per cent

Competition chief warns of pitfalls in grocery industry code

The nation’s competition tsar has highlighted shortcomings with the proposed grocery industry code intended to limit unfair practices and establish clear conduct guidelines in the sector.

Franchising sector urged to improve image

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is urging the franchising sector to work towards bettering its image, if it wishes to continue to see growth.

ACCC loses case against Google, sends warning to businesses

The Federal Court has dismissed allegations by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that Google engaged in misleading conduct by failing to adequately distinguish ads from search results.

Metcash stands firm on Franklins purchase

Metcash isn’t backing down from its acquisition of Franklins despite a decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to appeal the Federal Court’s decision to allow the purchase of the business from South African retailer Pick n Pay.


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...