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Harper Review promises additional 2.5% GDP growth, as $27 billion in budget promises abandoned, replaced or stalled

The Australian economy will grow by an additional 2.5% of gross domestic product over the next 10 years if all the recommendations of the ‘root and branch’ Harper Review are adopted by the federal government. by Eloise Keating

yesterdayThursday, 26 March 2015

Myer sued by shareholders; Saban Brands rides Aussie surf wave with Piping Hot purchase: Midday Roundup

Myer is facing legal action from a group of shareholders who are alleging loss and damage following the department store’s recent profit downgrade. by Kirsten Robb and Eloise Keating

ACTU pushes for increased super and minimum wage

The ACTU is calling for an increase in compulsory super contributions from employers, as well as a rise in the minimum wage, as part of its submission to the Fair Work Commission’s wage review. by Kirsten Robb

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Australia Post chief: Why Aussie businesses must embrace the “dining boom” not mining boom in China

Forget the mining boom, Australian companies must take advantage of the “dining boom” coming out of China, according to Australia Post chief executive Ahmed Fahour. by Eloise Keating

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

iiNet founder Michael Malone slams TPG deal as “unprofessional”; InfoReady acquires Adaptic Solutions: Midday Roundup

iiNet founder Michael Malone has joined the chorus of investors criticising the takeover offer from TPG Telecom, saying he is “willing to walk away” from the $1.4 billion deal. by Kirsten Robb

Monday, 23 March 2015

Six things to consider before you tender your banking business

If you think you’re getting a raw deal from your bank, tendering out your business is one option to consider. However, before you do, you need to consider these six questions. by Neil Slonim

Product safety and advertising in ACCC’s crosshairs; Orica appoints Alberto Calderon to replace “aggressive” chief: Midday Roundup

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims has named product safety, truth in advertising and misuse of market power among the watchdog’s priorities for 2015. by Kirsten Robb

BHP still number one: Australia’s top 1000 companies revealed

Mining giant BHP Billiton has again been named Australia’s top company, holding on to the mantle despite falling commodity prices and a downturn in the mining industry. by Kirsten Robb

Monday, 23 March 2015

Four dangerous currency exchange myths

Being apathetic about currency exchanges rates can be very damaging for your business. by Will Shepherd
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