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Woolies play at PFD “watershed moment” for retail, say industry groups

A number of groups say the acquisition would grant Woolworths too much power in the food sector.
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Government passes IR reforms bill following “spiteful” amendments

Bill brings clarify around casual employment and removes "double dipping".

Industry groups push for a swift vote on the IR omnibus bill

As Labor and the Greens oppose the bill in its entirety, the government must gain support from at least three crossbench...

Drop in insolvencies and bankruptcies is a ticking time bomb

A misleading impression of 2020 being one of “economic good times” could be gained from recent statistics.

Business groups react to Labor’s gender pay gap plan

Companies could be forced to publicly share their gender pay gap data, under a plan announced by the federal Labor party...
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Just Group’s JobKeeper compliance under investigation

The FWO is investigating whether the business acted accordingly in regards to its use of JobKeeper, SMH reports.
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Small businesses condemn government’s dobbing hotline

Small businesses have spoken out against the federal government’s new hotline for employers to report job seekers who re...

Indian retailer group calls for ban on Amazon in country after Reuters report

The group called on Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to take immediate note of this "important and burning issue and order...

Customers urged to shy away from online “pharmacy” Chemist Max

The website has taken money for orders that aren't fulfilled, NSW Fair Trading warns.

NRA under fire after grant approval process scrutinised

The grant funded a program to train up retail workers in what to do in the event of a terror attack.
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Tyro faces legal action after prolonged eftpos terminal outage

Bannister Law investigates legal action against Tyro after businesses lose eftpos for 10 days.

Where on Earth is Jack Ma?

The Financial Times reported that Ma was replaced as a judge in the final episode in November of a game show called Afri...

Businesses now obligated to disclose payment terms with some suppliers

After a one-year grace period, businesses can be fined for failing to comply with the new Payment Times Reporting Act.

Lorna Jane heading to court for claiming its products cure Covid-19

Lorna Jane said its product could stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus, despite the fact the business had done no scien...

Credit leaders urge Government not to extend insolvency protections

CreditWatch warns struggling businesses may drag good businesses down with them.