Tag: Business

Australian businesses bucking the trend under COVID-19

By Matthew Simmonds Some Australian businesses reported record-breaking sales numbers this year, both due to – or in spite of – the unprecedented impact of COVID-19. Small businesses such as Beaudesert Gates & Steel recorded a sales spike in April,

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Funky female podcasts become frontrunners of their field

By Ingrid Uhlmann Michelle Obama, former First Lady of the United States has jumped on the latest trend: Podcasts for women, by women. And for many people podcasts are the ultimate medium, as they’re convenient and easily accessible to everyone.

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Working from home – to thrive or to survive?

By Ingrid Uhlmann Six am, a soft ringing wakes Georgina Prance, to make sure she’s on time for work. As an essential worker, she hasn’t been afforded the opportunity to work from home this year. Having worked in health for

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Boswells Books reaches final chapter

It’s the end of an era for a Brisbane book store closing its doors for the final time today. Boswells Books has been an Ashgrove institution for more than 50 years. Liam Lo Grande reports.

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Flowers for Mum: don’t be left empty handed

By Anna Eyears Produced for online by Jorja McDonnell With Mothers’ Day just around the corner, the Flower Association of Australia is reminding people to check the terms and conditions when placing flower orders. FAA executive officer Shane Holeorn is

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Commonwealth Bank ‘loses’ millions of customer account details

The Commonwealth Bank is under fire for apparently losing two tapes containing details of millions of accounts. However it’s confident that Passwords and Pin numbers are safe. Anna McGraw, QUT News.

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Using a fake degree is useless: Experts

By Amy Schostakowski, Alicia Ng Experts have warned against buying fake degrees online and say most employers take care to check credentials. Australia has seen a spike in fake degrees purchased off the internet, with websites offering a range from

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