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Mining boom blamed for rise in business failures

Mining

Courtney Trenwith The mining boom is being blamed for much of the dramatic rise in the number of failed WA businesses forced into external administration.

61 jobs go as Fletcher Jones tailors for buyer

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Henrietta Cook Menswear chain to shed staff and close a third of its stores immediately.

ASIC alert: running on empty

ASIC

Henrietta Cook Almost one in two companies that spiralled into administration last financial year were suspected of insolvent trading, report says.

Hold on rates bad news for retail

Larissa Ham The Reserve Bank's decision to leave the cash rate unchanged has created the "perfect storm" for job losses in the limping retail sector, says industry body.

Working hard for the... money?

Money.

James Adonis Four of Australia’s most respected workplace researchers answer the question: does money really matter?

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Warranty company on the brink, say ex-staff

Myer's profits have plunged.

Jane Lee and Max Mason A struggling company that provided extended warranties for Myer and Big W is under the regulators' spotlight, amid claims from former staff that it has failed to pay wages since the first week of...

'You're Fired!': Bouris sacks own staff

Mark Bouris.

Michael Evans The Mark Bouris-chaired technology company TZ has slashed its workforce as part of cost cuts to avoid a cash crunch.

A strong will or 'give while you live'?

Inheritance.

Tony Featherstone How much is too much when it comes to leaving money for your children?

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