News and interviews on John Howard including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Wednesday, 18 July 2012
Are you really judged by your handshake? Former Labour leader Mark Latham knows too well that the answer is yes.
Monday, 09 July 2012
You've got to know when to hold ‘em, especially when you have multimillions on the line, like some of these whales of the gambling world regularly do.
Thursday, 11 November 2010
The former Prime Minister warns on Labor's new 'interventionist' industrial relations regime and explains how Labor can get the green vote back.
Friday, 29 October 2010
John Clarke and Bryan Dawe want to know whether you have been paying attention this week and have a special quiz on John Howard, Joe Hockey and the ASX.
Wednesday, 03 March 2010
Labor is concocting one of the biggest attacks ever mounted on the small business community. One minister looks dangerously close to handing the next election win to Tony Abbott.
Friday, 04 December 2009
Tony Abbott looks set to promise Australians 'no big new tax' – as he calls Rudd's ETS plan. But though carbon reduction is quite possible through regulation alone, he would be foolish to promise carbon reduction at 'no cost'.
Friday, 27 November 2009
Federal Liberal Party leader Malcolm Turnbull appears certain to face a fresh leadership challenge on Monday, as a number of senior Liberals resign.
The government's carbon trading legislation will strip billions out of Australian company earnings. It is little wonder the full horror of this policy proposal is starting to dawn on some Liberal Party members.
Thursday, 17 September 2009
Make no mistake – it was Telstra's own hubris and bungling that led to its current predicament. Sol Trujillo and Phil Burgess should be sued for every penny they got out of the company.
Monday, 10 August 2009
Although Labor is currently copping a media beating for selling access to ministers, this 'fundraising' method is in fact commonplace, with Oppositions simply staying quiet until it's their turn to add to the coffers.
Tuesday, 07 April 2009
We are now seeing the first signs of the cost to the nation of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd spending so much time on global affairs.
Wednesday, 04 March 2009
The Federal Court in Perth has declared two event promoters engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct.
Monday, 16 February 2009
The inconvenient truth of work is that one doesn’t have a job unless our employer is successful.
Friday, 16 January 2009
Comments by a Brisbane radio announcer that full face hijabs could be used as a potential form of disguise have been backed up by the head of the Queensland Retail Traders and Shopkeepers Association, sparking outcry from community groups and even rival l
Monday, 15 December 2008
From a position that many saw as too far to the right, IR can now be accused of having too far a left wing bias. There is an important lesson here for employers, says ANDREW DOUGLAS, about managing the physics-like machinations of workplace law.
Wednesday, 03 December 2008
Retailer Harvey Norman, Apple’s iPhone, US president-elect Barack Obama and Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice have one thing in common – they top Google’s most popular search terms for 2008.
Tuesday, 02 December 2008
It was always expected that Labor would change the IR landscape, and aspects of its workplace changes have been previewed – but there are still some surprises, and every employer will need to know them. By PETER VITALE
Tuesday, 18 November 2008
The Federal Government’s proposed internet filter will be a tax on Australian business and do little to fix the problem of online nasties. PAUL WALLBANK
Tuesday, 16 September 2008
Malcolm Turnbull has seized the Liberal leadership from Brendan Nelson after a surprise party-room vote in Canberra this morning.
Thursday, 11 September 2008
At last Peter Costello has declared his hand. He won’t run for leadership and he is planning to leave politics. Critics point out that this has been his agenda all along, but he has kept the nation, his party and his supporters guessing to garner publicit