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Australian banks extend loan deferrals to 30,000 more businesses

More than 30,000 Australian businesses can now access the six month loan repayment deferral program after the Australian Banking Association (ABA) decided to extend the relief. Businesses with total loan facilities of up to $10 million (up from the $3 million small business threshold initi...

Australian banks extend loan deferrals to 30,000 more businesses
US stimulus package includes US$350 billion for job restoration and retention
US stimulus package includes US$350 billion for job restoration and retention

US President Donald Trump passed an historic US$2.2 trillion (AUD$3.56 trillion) stimulus package on Friday night ...

Rex rescued by $198 million government assistance package
Rex rescued by $198 million government assistance package

Australia's regional airlines will be kept in the sky after the Federal Government announced a $198 million Re...

Myer to close all stores from Sunday, 10,000 staff stood down
Myer to close all stores from Sunday, 10,000 staff stood down

Department store Myer (ASX: MYR) is the latest retailer to shut down in the face of strict gathering restrictions and...

Storm Financial directors lose appeal
Storm Financial directors lose appeal

A Federal Court has confirmed the directors of Townsville-based Storm Financial breached their duties in advice to...

PM wants businesses to "hibernate" until recovery, forced quarantine for new arrivals
PM wants businesses to "hibernate" until recovery, forced quarantine for new arrivals

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will introduce a third stimulus package to put businesses into 'hibernation'...

Brisbane City Council offers rates relief to businesses facing hardship
Brisbane City Council offers rates relief to businesses facing hardship

The Brisbane City Council (BCC) has responded to community concerns by offering rates relief to businesses an...

Premier Investments slams Westfield owners over coronavirus management
Premier Investments slams Westfield owners over coronavirus management

An owner of iconic retail brands ranging from Peter Alexander to Smiggle has hit out at the nation's shop...

Woolworths Group to recruit 20,000 extra staff
Woolworths Group to recruit 20,000 extra staff

Australia's largest retailer is going on an aggressive recruitment drive in a bid to meet "unprecedented ...

S&P downgrades rating for "fundamentally well managed" Virgin Australia
S&P downgrades rating for "fundamentally well managed" Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia (ASX: VAH) has received its second credit rating downgrade in almost as many weeks, with Sta...

Adairs, Review, Black Pepper and JETS Swimwear to shut down bricks & mortar stores
Adairs, Review, Black Pepper and JETS Swimwear to shut down bricks & mortar stores

More retailers have announced store closures in the face of lower in-store foot traffic and Covid-19 social distan...

Retail Food Group cuts working hours, stands down staff
Retail Food Group cuts working hours, stands down staff

A strong performance from bakeries and pizza stores has not been enough to prop up the franchise network of Retail...

Further lockdowns being considered in NSW
Further lockdowns being considered in NSW

The next level of lockdowns could be coming soon for residents of New South Wales as State Premier Gladys Berejikl...

Kathmandu to close Australian retail network
Kathmandu to close Australian retail network

Following in the footsteps of fellow listed retail groups Kathmandu (ASX: KMD) will be shutting down its Australia...

Key regional flights could be revived after ACCC call on Rex
Key regional flights could be revived after ACCC call on Rex

After ceasing all its flights except in Queensland earlier this week, Regional Express (ASX: REX) may have a shot ...

Brisbane food precinct launches takeaway app to skirt hefty Uber charges
Brisbane food precinct launches takeaway app to skirt hefty Uber charges

With restaurants forced to boost their takeaway credentials to stay afloat amidst Covid-19 social distancing measu...

Administrators to close all Colette by Colette stores
Administrators to close all Colette by Colette stores

Voluntary administrators steering the fortunes of retailer Colette by Colette Hayman (CBCH) have opted to close th...

SA businesses to benefit from $650 million rescue package
SA businesses to benefit from $650 million rescue package

Payroll and land tax relief, the waiver of fees and charges, and a new community and jobs fund are the major pilla...

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Rex rescued by $198 million government assistance package
Rex rescued by $198 million government assistance package

Australia's regional airlines will be kept in the sky after the Federal Government announced a $198 million Re...

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How luxury property filmmaker Goldeneye Media went global without going viral
How luxury property filmmaker Goldeneye Media went global without going viral

In an era where we are used to having intimate access to the lifestyles of the rich and the famous via social medi...

Opinion

The case for Endgame C: stop almost everything, restart when coronavirus is gone
The case for Endgame C: stop almost everything, restart when coronavirus is gone

  Nobody likes talking about the COVID-19 endgame, but we need to choose one. The appropriate interventio...

Leadership

A leader's guide to surviving coronavirus
A leader's guide to surviving coronavirus

As the coronavirus crisis sweeps the globe, I've had many people asking me: "Who would want to be a corpo...

Entrepreneurship

The best entrepreneurial decision I ever made
The best entrepreneurial decision I ever made

The entrepreneurial journey can be a lonely road. In my own experience, I found that at times the entrepreneur...

Technology

MedAdvisor launches fast-tracked medicine delivery app
MedAdvisor launches fast-tracked medicine delivery app

The developer of a home delivery service for prescription medicines hopes to ease the burden placed on pharmacies ...

Cash Converters settles class action for $42.5 million
Cash Converters settles class action for $42.5 million

Nearly 70,000 Queensland Cash Converters customers will share in the spoils of a $42.5 million class action settle...

Finance

New $66.1 billion stimulus package for businesses and households
New $66.1 billion stimulus package for businesses and households

The Federal Government has announced a third stimulus package targeted at those receiving government benefits and ...

Marketing

Adapt or Die: Our 2020 Strategic Marketing Guide
Adapt or Die: Our 2020 Strategic Marketing Guide

With a new decade now upon us, I feel that it is the perfect time for a spot of reflection on the years behind and...

Executive Lifestyle

Superyacht trial to commence at Brisbane's Kangaroo Point
Superyacht trial to commence at Brisbane's Kangaroo Point

Kangaroo Point on the Brisbane River could soon be a hub for the world's most luxurious superyachts if a gover...

Conference And Events

Entertainment and hospitality industry haemorrhaging
Entertainment and hospitality industry haemorrhaging

Blues Fest in Byron Bay, Vivid Sydney 2020, and a string of corporate conferences and events around the country ha...

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From Zambrero stores to TV comedy: SS Group enters the media kitchen
From Zambrero stores to TV comedy: SS Group enters the media kitchen

"Don't put all your eggs in one basket." It's the mantra young entrepreneurs Scott and Shae ...

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