Since its inception in 2008, digital currency Bitcoin has attracted critics who argue it’s inherently risky. The latest push to create an exchange traded fund (ETF) in order to make trading it easier, suggests attitudes towards it haven’t changed.
Business groups in Australia have been engaged in a long-term effort to increase the legal regulation of unions to constrain union activities. But this crackdown on the traditional union movement has created a void starting to be filled by “alt-unionism”.
Among various other accolades, Ben Cousins won the Brownlow Medal in 2005 and was part of the West Coast premiership team of 2006. But today he is about to serve a one-year prison term after pleading guilty to 11 offences.
Governments, communities and industries are grappling with issues such as climate change, inequality and social justice – and how to mobilise more funding to tackle these issues. One possible solution is impact investing.
Refugee entrepreneurs have the potential to make a significant economic contribution, with a new study of a pilot start-ups program showing their ability to generate jobs and tax revenue and to reduce welfare payments.
Mon Purse founder Lana Hopkins and InStitchu founder Robin McGowan are Australian entrepreneurs who created personalised shopping businesses that have gone global. They share three keys to their success.
At a time of great change in the world, it’s increasingly important that research is rigorous and relevant but also communicated widely, UTS Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Professor Glenn Wightwick, said at the launch of UTS Business School’s annual research report today.
A startup targeting time-poor customers and frustrated couriers surfaced as the winning pitch as the first group of founders from the MBA in Entrepreneurship presented to potential investors and partners.
How much more than an average worker should a CEO earn? Research shows Australians believe CEOs should earn eight times more. It is perhaps unsurprising, then, that revelations about the salary of Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour caused a public furore.
A study to assess the potential impact of ending a bar on advertising some over-the-counter medicines has found that consumers with minor ailments might be more likely to seek advice from pharmacists rather than GPs, and that pharmacists’ recommendations are unlikely to be unduly influenced by the marketing.
While women have seats at the table where major economic and financial decisions are made, they have not yet reached the top leadership positions in sport, research by Adjunct Associate Johanna Adriaanse shows.