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The industries set to fly and fall in 2017

As Australian companies enter the new year, IBISWorld reveals the five industries expected to soar and the five expected to sink. As consumers, businesses and...
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Trump speech gives Aussie dollar a boost, but market uncertainty remains

US President-elect Donald Trump was behind a lectern again overnight and his words prompted the Aussie dollar to spike—but experts say now is not...
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Small retailers face rising insurance costs

Insurance costs for small businesses rose during the last quarter, spurred by price increases in the retail sector. However, according to one small business finance...
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Mike Cannon-Brookes shares three vital lessons from Atlassian’s $577 million acquisition of Trello

This week, Atlassian unveiled its eighteenth acquisition with a $US425 million ($577.8 million) deal to bring global productivity app Trello into its family. After just...
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Why we need to find new ways to measure the Australian labour force

By Phil Lewis, University of Canberra Over the last few years, we’ve seen a massive shift in the way we work. Thousands of Australians have abandoned...
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There is no silver bullet to stop fraudsters

By Jennifer Wilson, Macquarie University A common stereotype of fraudsters is that they are psychopaths. That fraudsters are considered manipulative, callous and remorseless is understandable, considering...
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Small businesses could get access to $20,000 instant asset write-off for another year

Small businesses around the country could be given another 12 months to take advantage of the federal government’s $20,000 instant asset write-off scheme that...
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Three top tips to secure an investor for your business

The road from pitch to investment is difficult for every Australian startup to trek. Seeking funding can seem like a string of endless phone calls,...


Beauty college collapse leaves workers without jobs, as hundreds of students are forced to find replacement courses

Students have been advised they should find their enrolment paperwork to “speed up the process” of resolving what to do with their studies after the...
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Atlassian picks up productivity app Trello for $577 million

Tech giant Atlassian is kicking off the new year with a $US425 million ($577.8 million) acquisition of global productivity app Trello. This marks 15-year-old Atlassian’s...

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