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ATO attempts to freeze Nudie Juice sale proceeds; Sanitarium to take Up&Go liquid breakfasts to the UK: Midday Roundup

The Australian Tax Office has made an attempt to freeze the proceeds of the sale of Nudie Juice to Philippines food giant Monde Nissin, according to The Australian. by Kirsten Robb and Eloise Keating

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Vocation CEO finally resigns; Queensland restaurant fined $15,000 for not back-paying apprentice: Midday Roundup

Mark Hutchison, the chief executive officer of embattled training provider Vocation, has finally resigned after months of speculation his head was on the chopping block. by Kirsten Robb

Australia ranked in the top 10 places in the world to do business

Aussie small business owners may be surprised to learn Australia is considered to be one the easiest places in the world to run a business. by Kirsten Robb

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Bet your bottom dollar: What does the dropping Aussie dollar mean for your SME?

The Australian dollar has again fallen below US80c this morning, after it rose slightly off the back of official inflation data yesterday. by Kirsten Robb

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

NAB customers have hours to join bank fees class action; Aussies spend $237 a month on locally made products: Midday Roundup

National Australia Bank customers have until 4pm today to join a class action over overdrawn bank fees. by Kirsten Robb and Eloise Keating

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Rich rewards for those at the top in tennis, but what of the rest?

The world’s best tennis players are preparing to battle it out in Melbourne as the 2015 Australian Open gets under way this week. by Michael Bane and Danielle Gescheit

Thursday, 22 January 2015

GLAD Australia bows to pressure to change back ClingWrap cutter; Frank Costa eyes off ASX float: Midday Roundup

GLAD Australia has retreated from its decision to change the position of the cutter bar on its ClingWrap Box, after unhappy customers flocked to talkback radio and social media to vent their frustration over the change. by Eloise Keating

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Monde Nissin to scoop up dip maker Menora; Vocation enters third trading halt: Midday Roundup

Filipino food conglomerate Monde Nissin Corporation is set to acquire another Australian dip maker, Menora Foods. by Eloise Keating and Kirsten Robb

Business confidence lowest in 23 years, as Bruce Billson urges small business to look at “green shoots”

Business outlook on profitability has hit a 23-year low for the December quarter, but Small Business Minister Bruce Billson says there are plenty of reasons to be confident. by Kirsten Robb
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