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David Murray warns Australia’s AAA rating is at risk: Is it really?

David Murray warns Australia’s AAA rating is at risk: Is it really?

Financial System Inquiry chair David Murray has warned Australia’s prized AAA credit rating is under threat but ANZ’s chief economist begs to differ. By Cameron Magusic
Help – I’m too busy to train my new employees!

Help – I’m too busy to train my new employees!

Cutting corners with staff induction could come back to bite you. By Aunty B
York Hotels and OHG Holdings collapses into receivership

York Hotels and OHG Holdings collapses into receivership

A hospitality group that operates seven cafes in the Melbourne CBD and beach towns of Sorrento and Lorne is up for sale, after being placed in receivership. By Eloise Keating
Worker who held broken glass to colleague’s throat loses unfair dismissal bid

Worker who held broken glass to colleague’s throat loses unfair dismissal bid

A mining site worker in the Pilbara who held a piece of broken glass to the throat of his co-worker has lost his unfair dismissal claim before the Fair Work Commission, By Kirsten Robb
Seven lessons from 2015’s Hot 30 Under 30

Seven lessons from 2015’s Hot 30 Under 30

There’s plenty to learn from the 2015 Hot 30 Under 30. This group of go-getters won’t take no for an answer and they’ve got energy and enthusiasm to burn. By Cara Waters
Why the economists keep misreading the real estate market: Terry Ryder

Why the economists keep misreading the real estate market: Terry Ryder

AMP’s chief economist Shane Oliver says “Australian property prices are over-valued” and that “rising house prices” are making Australian households vulnerable. Should we be concerned? By Terry Ryder
21-year-old entrepreneur raises $10,000 a day through crowdfunding

21-year-old entrepreneur raises $10,000 a day through crowdfunding

A 21-year-old entrepreneur from regional NSW has raised more than $80,000 on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to develop a pair of wireless earphones. By Broede Carmody
Take a less personal view of personal brand

Take a less personal view of personal brand

When the brand rubber meets the road, a personal brand isn’t all that different to a business brand. By Michel Hogan
We need to talk: How to speak honestly in the workplace

We need to talk: How to speak honestly in the workplace

How honest should we be at work with our colleagues, senior management and clients? By Eve Ash
2015 Hot 30 Under 30

2015 Hot 30 Under 30

By Kirsten Robb, Eloise Keating and Cara Waters
Fast Lane: Why you should keep an eye on this year’s Hot 30

Fast Lane: Why you should keep an eye on this year’s Hot 30

We revealed the 2015 Hot 30 under 30 this morning and there’s a wealth of talent on this year’s list. By Cara Waters
Freelancer buys payments site for $9 million; G-Star RAW’s global operations bail out Aussie stores; Midday Roundup

Freelancer buys payments site for $9 million; G-Star RAW’s global operations bail out Aussie stores; Midday Roundup

Online freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace Freelancer.com has acquired escrow services website Escrow.com for US$7.5 million ($9.58 million). By Kirsten Robb and Cameron Magusic
M2 makes $1.5 billion play for iiNet to start bidding war

M2 makes $1.5 billion play for iiNet to start bidding war

Melbourne-based telecommunications provider M2 has reportedly outbid TPG Telecom by $100 million for the acquisition of internet service provider iiNet, creating a potential bidding war between the two rival telcos. By Kirsten Robb
Shark Tank recap: Why Flybabee co-founder Emma Lovell parted with a third of her business for a chance to work with Janine Allis

Shark Tank recap: Why Flybabee co-founder Emma Lovell parted with a third of her business for a chance to work with Janine Allis

When Emma Lovell pitched her business to the judges on Shark Tank she asked $50,000 for 10% of Flybabee, a company that designs and manufactures pop-up canopies for airline bassinets and baby strollers. By Eloise Keating
“Disrespectful” Anzac Day auctions not enough to deter property buyers

“Disrespectful” Anzac Day auctions not enough to deter property buyers

Calls for real estate agents to avoid holding “disrespectful” auctions on Anzac Day fell on deaf ears for some some realtors at the weekend, as buyers eagerly turned out to buy up at a reduced number of auctions across the country. By Kirsten Robb
Windows 10 is marketing and promotional activity, Microsoft says

Windows 10 is marketing and promotional activity, Microsoft says

The launch of Windows 10 is a “marketing and promotional activity”, according to Microsoft. By Cameron Magusic
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