Affordable Housing System ‘failing’ Australia; ‘requires decisive federal leadership’
May29

Affordable Housing System ‘failing’ Australia; ‘requires decisive federal leadership’

A national housing strategy is needed to fix Australia’s “failing” affordable housing system, according to a report from academics at the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales and Curtin University.   The report, released by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute on Tuesday, called for a coordinated “whole-of-government” approach and decisive federal leadership. It said Australia’s housing policy...

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Brexit Causes Bank of England and UK Finance Ministry to Split
May28

Brexit Causes Bank of England and UK Finance Ministry to Split

Britain’s finance ministry and the Bank of England are at odds over how to regulate financial services in the City of London after Brexit, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing unnamed officials. Finance minister Philip Hammond favours an approach that would keep Britain close to the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc, but the central bank does not want to be left as a “rule-taker”, according to the report....

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Catherine Brenner Forced to Resign from Coca Cola Amatil’s Board
May16

Catherine Brenner Forced to Resign from Coca Cola Amatil’s Board

It was not publicly known early Wednesday morning, but Catherine Brenner certainly knew this would be her last shareholder meeting as a board member at Coca Cola Amatil (CCL). CCA’s chairman Ilana Atlas said that after being a director at the company for 10 years, Ms Brenner would not seek re-election at next year’s annual general meeting. Ms Brenner quit as AMP chairman after revelations at the banking royal commission...

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10 Reasons to Start Your Own Business

Why should you start a business? From being your own boss to the chance for more creativity, find out the advantages of becoming an entrepreneur.   Want to get really, really rich? Starting your own business is the best way. Want your upside to be unlimited? Starting your own business is the best way. Want to be free to chart your own course, to make your own decisions, to make your own mistakes — to let the sky be the...

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Why Drip Email Campaigns are So Important
May09

Why Drip Email Campaigns are So Important

  Email gives people a chance to breath after getting your communications, and think of how they may want to reply. That’s unfortunately where the fear stems from. People are worried they’ll get caught off guard on the phone, and will need to make a decision in that moment if they want whatever you’re offering or selling.   Truth is… some people just aren’t phone people. There are so many different kinds of communications...

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The Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Firing Employees
Apr27

The Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Firing Employees

It’s not a situation that any employer wants to face, but it’s a fact of life. Firing an employee can be a difficult situation for both parties. You want to be sure to offer up reasons as to why the firing is happening. You also want to be compassionate because this is negatively impacting somebody’s life. The truth is though that a lot of employers act out of emotion or feel that they are justified, and they allow the firing to go...

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