Business Insights

31st May 2017
The decline of traditional labour spells danger for the global economy

Leaders Panel: Trump, Brexit and the EU - Whither Australia?

Join us for a livestream of our Leaders Panel: Trump, Brexit and the EU - Whither Australia?

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31st May 2017
Indonesian currency

Fintech offers Indonesia’s ‘unbanked’ a lifeline; but regulators struggle to stay ahead

The rapidly expanding array of fintech companies is proving a challenge for regulators around the world. This is a particular problem in developing countries where small businesses play a large role in the economy, but avoid traditional banks.

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16th May 2017
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Australia risks missing out on China's One Belt One Road

Australia is late to the party in only recently expressing real interest in China’s One-Belt, One-Road initiative. If Australian businesses don't take advantage of the opportunities available in this project now, there are plenty of regional competitors that will take their place.

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12th May 2017
New tax for banks but no tax change for the petroleum industry

New tax for banks but no tax change for the petroleum industry

While Australian banks are facing a new tax from the 2017 Federal Budget, the government has passed over another major sector - the petroleum industry.

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1st May 2017
Oil and gas

Government's oil and gas tax response will leave regional communities at a loss

Falling revenues from petroleum mining have hit regional communities hard. And these communities aren't likely to get any relief from the government response, writes Dr Diane Kraal.

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24th Apr 2017
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How do we fix STEM’s brain drain?

Despite the Australian government investing heavily in science, technology, engineering and maths graduates, the problem lies further along the career path. Staff are exiting these industries in high numbers.

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