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todayThursday, 3 September 2015

Aussie dollar plunges to a six-year low; International tourists inject $33.4 billion into the economy: Midday Roundup

The Aussie dollar has plunged to a six-year low of 70 cents raising fears the dollar could dip even lower, despite being almost on par with the American dollar just 12 months ago. by Broede Carmody

Australia’s 10 highest paid chief executives revealed

Ramsay Health’s Chris Rex is the most highly paid chief executive in the country, according to an analysis of ASX200 companies released today. by Broede Carmody

Rare Birds founder Jo Burston launches platform to help female entrepreneurs secure investment

Entrepreneur Jo Burston is hoping to “cut out the 900 cups of coffee” from the process female tech entrepreneurs usually have to go through to secure funding for their business. by Eloise Keating

yesterdayWednesday, 2 September 2015

Cabinet stalls decision on effects test; Rupert Myer to step down from Myer’s board: Midday Roundup

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has delayed making a final decision on whether or not to introduce an effects test into Australian competition law in order to prevent a potential cabinet split. by Broede Carmody and Renee Thompson

Manufacturer with $40 million in turnover collapses into voluntary administration

Success Aluminium has been operating for more than 30 years and employs 34 staff across its operations in New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland. by Eloise Keating

7-Eleven’s franchisee financial arrangement is “unusual”: SmartCompany compares leading Australian franchises

Franchising experts have labelled the 7-Eleven financial arrangements with franchisees as “unusual” in the wake of serious allegations of employee underpayments and a cover-up by head office. by Broede Carmody

yesterdayWednesday, 2 September 2015

Avoid pay pitfalls or risk being the next 7-Eleven bad news story

No matter what the circumstances are behind the scenes at 7-Eleven head office, things don’t look good. by Tracy Angwin

7 tips for finding the right financial adviser

There’s been a lot of talk in recent weeks over women’s financial security, with one of the biggest news pieces of the month being the release of the ANZ paper on gender equality. by Sarah Riegelhuth

RBA holds cash rate at 2% for September

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the official cash rate at 2% for the month of September. by Broede Carmody
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