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Several banks face action from ASIC over add-on insurances that have “failed customers”

The financial regulator is threatening action against lenders including the major banks over the sale of add-on loan and credit card insurance (CCI) that...

LocalAgentFinder closes $5.5m round with News Corp-backed fund as a media partner

Real estate agent comparison service LocalAgentFinder has closed an oversubscribed funding round, having not only raised $5.5 million from investors but achieved a pre-money...

Businesses with multiple service channels are ‘scrambling’ to meet customer expectations

Leading companies across a range of sectors – including finance, utilities, government, education, automotive and telecommunications – need to lift their game when it comes to...

Businesses are earning $2 for every $1 spent on innovation, Commonwealth Bank study finds

Innovations implemented by Australian businesses over the past year have contributed $110 billion to the economy, according to research undertaken by the Commonwealth Bank  The...

Partnerships driving the local fintech sector

Financial technology startups are growing in Australia, from less than 100 in 2014 to approximately 579 companies today. Many financial businesses see this as...

CBA facing probe over governance concerns

Concerns around governance, culture and accountability within the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) have prompted the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) to announce an independent inquiry...

LinkedIn reveals ‘most sought-after’ companies

PwC has topped LinkedIn’s list of top 25 Australian companies for 2017, with second, third and fourth places going to KPMG, Westpac Group and...

Indigenous islanders win Japanese contract 

Even the toughest of business people are taking their hats off to the Tiwi Islanders nowadays. Only seven years ago, the islanders committed themselves to...

What can big businesses learn from start-ups and entrepreneurs about innovation?

This year, Microsoft purchased LinkedIn for $US26.2bn and Uber was valued at $US62.5bn. How is it that a handful of founders, starting out with little...

Businesses must embrace innovation and ‘think like start-ups’

Research findings released today have shown that smaller Australian businesses value innovation more than larger businesses. The results, revealed by the Commonwealth Bank Business and...

‘The beating heart of communities’: Why small businesses are culturally essential

A new study has been released highlighting the essential role small businesses play in shaping communities, with Australian consumers revealing their affection...

The Changing Face of e-commerce in China

While China offers Australian exporters unprecedented opportunity in terms of potential customers, entering the market doesn’t come without risk. One cost-effective way for...

Tech creators describe Prime Minister’s digital strategy as ‘paradoxical’

The Prime Minister has encouraged businesses to “be the best at adopting” technology but has cautioned against becoming “one big Silicon Valley.”...

Small businesses to be disproportionately impacted by reduced exports to China

Small Australian businesses will be hurt the most if trade relations between China and Australia falter. While large companies...

How focusing on a unique part of the problem led to 13,361 per cent growth: With You With Me

With You With Me (WYWM) is a workforce technology platform that helps upskill veterans through training, education and recruitment. In 2019, WYWM...

Rural small businesses given boost through PayPal and Buy From the Bush ecommerce platform

Paypal and Buy From the Bush (BFTB) have launched an online marketplace for rural small businesses to expand their reach through ecommerce.

‘Young people have been disproportionately affected’: Taj Pabari

Taj Pabari is the CEO of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship (ASE), was named the Australian Young Innovator of the Year in...

Let’s Talk: Success Secrets

Success looks different for each business. There is a huge variety in the business models that we hold up as success stories....