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Adele Ferguson

Adele Ferguson comments on companies, markets and the economy.

Simon Bosch

Star struck: how Caltex pumps profits out of servos

"These aren't fake, they are real bullets," the robber yells as he presses the loaded pistol into the forehead of a Caltex service station attendant. Sohaib Irshad, the attendant, can feel cold steel against his skin and is desperately trying to stay calm as the robber shouts and pounds on the counter demanding cash.

Charities should start taking a stand instead of waiting until they are shamed into it.

Workers pay price as charities turn their back

In December 2015 James Evans hatched a plan with the National Union of Workers to go under cover to expose wage fraud at a third party fund raiser for some of the country's most well known charities.