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How to Decide What Business to Purchase

Looking to buy a pre-existing business? This is an easy way to get one step ahead of the rest, before you even get started. By buying an existing business, you can benefit from the business’s...

Inducing consumer paralysis: how retailers bury customers in an avalanche of choice

Three decades of behavioural experiments show consumers given too many choices are more likely to make a bad or no choice. www.shutterstock.com Do you think you are paying more than you should for energy,...

If the Adani mine gets built, it will be thanks to politicians, on two...

Re-elected Indian prime minister Narendra Modi might have helped the Adani mine in the Galilee Basin to get over the line.  southwind.com.au, CC BY-SA With the final approval of the Adani Carmichael coal mine now apparently imminent,...

4 Ways To Ensure Your First Company Event Is A Success

Starting a business is tough in so many ways and there are endless obstacles to overcome along the way. One of the major challenges of starting a new business is making your existence known...

Cutting penalty rates was supposed to create jobs. It hasn’t, and here’s why not

Using a variety of statistical analyses, the authors have found no evidence of more employment in hospitality and retail because of reduced penalty rates. www.shutterstock.com After three years of submissions, hearings and deliberations, Australia’s workplace...

Egging the question: can your employer sack you for what you say or do...

Broken contract: ‘Egg Girl’ Amber Holt’s employer might find she has breached her obligations as an employee to protect the company’s image.  www.shutterstock.com It probably wasn’t exactly how egg-tossing activist Amber Holt thought her hit...