Category: Business

Changing the candidate experience

Greg Madden, former accountant Greg O’Shea leads [axr], a specialist provider of search..

Government strengthens money laundering rules, including Bitcoin

Government strengthens money laundering rules, including Bitcoin

Days after the scandal at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the government has announced plans to strengthen the country’s money...

Unemployment falls to 5.6 per cent

Unemployment falls to 5.6 per cent

Australia’s unemployment rate slipped to 5.6 per cent in July from a seasonally adjusted 5.7 per cent, according to figures released...

Charter Hall abandons bid for Hastings

Charter Hall abandons bid for Hastings

Listed property funds manager Charter Hall Group has scrapped its plan to take over Westpac owned infrastructure investment arm, Hastings...

Trump disbands White House Council as CEOs leave

Trump disbands White House Council as CEOs leave

President Donald Trump has disbanded two advisory councils of American business leaders as CEOs have been leaving in protest over Mr...

Xenephon puts government’s media law in doubt

Xenephon puts government’s media law in doubt

Cross bencher Nick Xenephon has indicated he won’t be supporting the deal the Turnbull government struck with One Nation to get its media...

Hedge fund Elliott Management increases stake in BHP Billiton

Hedge fund Elliott Management increases stake in BHP Billiton

Hedge fund Elliott Management has raised its stake in BHP Billiton to 5 per cent, stepping up its campaign to make the world’s biggest...

Amazon turns to debt markets to buy Whole Foods

Amazon turns to debt markets to buy Whole Foods

Amazon has sold $US16 billion of unsecured bonds in seven parts to fund its acquisition of Whole Foods as part of the retailer’s plans to...

Wages growth stuck at record low of 1.9 per cent

Wages growth stuck at record low of 1.9 per cent

Australian wages growth remains at 1.9 per cent, the same level as inflation, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of...

Four ways to kickstart your small business from a first quarter lull

With the first calendar year quarter done and dusted, many small businesses can run into trouble at this time of year. FactorONE, a leading...