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yesterdayFriday, 28 August 2015

Woolies chairman steps down amid 13% fall in profits; Sacked Grill’d worker wins payout: Midday Roundup

Ralph Waters will step down from the position of being Woolworths’ chairman and non-executive director, on the back of poor full-year financial results released this morning. by Renee Thompson

Small business owners failing to plan for retirement with women less prepared: Study

Australian small business owners are devoting more time and money to planning their employees’ retirement than their own, research shows. by Eloise Keating

Big business to bear the brunt of funding user-pay ASIC under new plan

Large corporates will be asked to fork out for the lion’s share of costs under a user-pay model the federal government plans to introduce to fund the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s regulatory activities. by Eloise Keating

Not cool: Tax issues may be behind 23-year-old air-con transport company’s collapse into administration

A family business based in Queensland that has been transporting air conditioners across NSW and Queensland for more than two decades has plunged into voluntary administration. by Renee Thompson

yesterdayFriday, 28 August 2015

The four most dangerous words in property investment

Here are five of the most valuable lessons I have learnt in my property investing career, by Michael Yardney

Billabong bounces back to full-year profit; PayPal brings one-touch payment to Australia: Midday Roundup

Billabong recorded a profit of $4.2 million for the year ending 30 June, 2015, up from a whopping $233.7 million loss last year. by Broede Carmody

The 20 suburbs with the highest mortgage defaults revealed

Budgewoi on the New South Wales central coast is Australia’s worst performing suburb when it comes to missing housing loan repayments, according to research published yesterday. by Broede Carmody

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Vodafone investigator to front court for phone fraud; Stephen Scheeler is new Australian Facebook chief: Midday Roundup

Former Vodafone investigator Wayne Hancock will appear in a NSW court today on charges related to fraud and embezzlement. by Renee Thompson and Broede Carmody

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Freelance accounting startup Accodex raises $180,000

Adelaide-based startup Accodex, a cloud-based platform for freelance accountants, has raised $180,000 in seed funding from investors in Australia and the United States. by Kye White
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