Business

Radical plan to take down the banks

Economists have called for the formation of an Australian state-run bank to provide core financial services, similar to Sparkassen and Landesbanken in Germany, Nutsspaarbank in the Netherlands, and Kantonalbanken and Postfinance in Switzerland. Source: Supplied FOR years, the big banks have used ordinary Australians’ money to subsidise their risky activities, …

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Business

How the office is going to go crazy

A little part of a sequence to integrate your core yoga; sequence; how; to; obliques; work; out; core; training; health; wellbeing; peace; calm; The future of working … Research officer Katharine McBride has a standing desk at SAHMRI (South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute) in the Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research …

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Budget fails to boost confidence

Sales expectations have fallen sharply, as have plans to employ more staff. Source: istock BUSINESSES are becoming increasingly pessimistic despite the tax breaks included in the recent federal budget. A survey by Dun and Bradstreet has found sales, profits, employment and investment all fell in the early part of 2015, …

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