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  • Newsletter – November 1 2019

    Newsletter – November 1 2019

    “Woolworths and the underpayment of its staff – now this is clearly one of the biggest breaches that Australia has ever seen from Australia’s largest employer.  Now the important part about this is Woolworths has self-reported.  And perhaps the argument could be that the whole award system in Australia is so complicated and convoluted that […]Read More »
  • Newsletter – October 25 2019

    Newsletter – October 25 2019

    “So it brings the questions around – what’s reasonable to purchase with your cashless welfare card and what’s not. Clearly it’s about trying to limit where people can spend welfare and changing behaviours – alcohol and gambling mainly. But sex services? I don’t know…it’s a very a touchy subject.” (Listen Here) Newsletter – Moving away […]Read More »
  • Newsletter – Friday October 18 2019

    Newsletter – Friday October 18 2019

    “In a landmark speech by RBA Deputy Governor Guy Debelle about the housing industry, what he has indicated is he believes the housing construction industry is going to continue to fall. Now, if you consider construction is one of the biggest employers in Australia…not only could we end up seeing a further downturn in construction […]Read More »
  • Newsletter – October 11 2019

    Newsletter – October 11 2019

    “In Australia, if someone had to stand up to China – given our commercial interest and our political interests – it would have to be a very brave person. If you think about all our companies with ties to China and businesses owned by Chinese interests here…we’re talking farms, the Ports in Darwin – someone […]Read More »
  • Newsletter – October 4 2019

    Newsletter – October 4 2019

    “We’ve received a document from ANZ that wasn’t due to be released till tomorrow. It says, from October 21st ANZ will no longer lend to individuals with income-to-debt ratio of more than nine-times. This is huge.               If you earn $100,000 a year, the ANZ won’t lend to you if you have debts of more […]Read More »

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  • Why did CBA plead guilty to anti-hawking laws?

    Why did CBA plead guilty to anti-hawking laws?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to ASIC Deputy Chairman Dan Crennan after the CBA pleaded guilty to selling life insurance to customers through unsolicited phone calls in late 2014 and will refund $12 million to around 30,000 customers who were caught up in the illegal CommInsure scheme. Interview with: Dan Crennan, Deputy Chairman, ASIC Image source: 2GBRead More »
  • Could a fuel tax hike raise the price of goods?

    Could a fuel tax hike raise the price of goods?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Queensland Trucking Association CEO Gary Mahon who is warning a proposed $650 million tax hike could raise the cost of groceries and other goods. Interview with: Gary Mahon, CEO, Queensland Trucking Association Image source: 2GBRead More »
  • 9News: Why more companies are coming forward to admit underpaying staff

    9News: Why more companies are coming forward to admit underpaying staff

    One of the unwritten rules in any workplace is not to compare salaries. It can create team disharmony, jealousy and a nightmare for bosses. But it turns out that bit of comparison might be a good thing. Because workers comparing their pay-packets is exactly how the issue of Woolworths underpaying workers by $300 million came to light. […]Read More »
  • How the idea of Netflix was born from a beloved Disney movie

    How the idea of Netflix was born from a beloved Disney movie

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph who has shared the story behind the success of the biggest streaming platform in the world. Interview with Marc Randolph, co-founder, Netflix Image source: 2GBRead More »
  • 9News: Where your Netflix payments are really going

    9News: Where your Netflix payments are really going

    Next time you turn on Netflix, just stop and think about where your money is really going. You know, your $9.99 a month for the basic service or $19.99 for the premium. It’s likely that you’ll have never thought about it, of course, because when you signed up, the terms and conditions statement would have […]Read More »