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Former RFG boss Alford claims forced appearance unconstitutional

Former RFG boss Alford claims forced appearance unconstitutional

The legal team for former Retail Food Group head Tony Alford has argued it would be unconstitutional for a parliamentary inquiry to force him to attend a hearing. 

  • by Emma Koehn

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Get them moo-ving: Startup develops 'Fitbit for cows'
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Get them moo-ving: Startup develops 'Fitbit for cows'

Startup Ceres Tag has developed a device which tracks cows and monitors their health in conjunction with the CSIRO.

  • by Cara Waters
Extra study and ethics training to be imposed on financial advisers
Finance

Extra study and ethics training to be imposed on financial advisers

Claims financial professionals could exit system over education standards.

  • by Emma Koehn
RFG's ex boss Alford challenges parliament's authority in High Court battle
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RFG's ex boss Alford challenges parliament's authority in High Court battle

The former chief executive of franchise chain Retail Food Group is applying to the High Court to avoid appearing before a parliamentary inquiry.

  • by Cara Waters
'If you're going to do something, do it big': Aussie sugar-free drink goes global
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'If you're going to do something, do it big': Aussie sugar-free drink goes global

Sugar free beverage business Nexba is launching in Sainsbury's supermarkets across the United Kingdom.

  • by Cara Waters
'Heartbreaking': Parcel delivery costs hitting hard this Christmas
Finance

'Heartbreaking': Parcel delivery costs hitting hard this Christmas

Business owners are being forced to compete with the free shipping promises of bigger players.

  • by Emma Koehn
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Small business payment inquiry prompts 'unprecedented' response
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Small business payment inquiry prompts 'unprecedented' response

The inquiry into payments for small businesses has been extended after receiving more than 500 responses in four days.

  • by Cara Waters
'Uber Eats and Deliveroo should be very worried': Ruling to reshape gig economy
Gig economy

'Uber Eats and Deliveroo should be very worried': Ruling to reshape gig economy

The Fair Work Commission's finding that a Foodora worker was an employee rather than an independent contractor has implications for companies operating in the gig economy.

  • by Cara Waters
Virtual reality gets real: Australian start-ups go beyond gimmicks
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Virtual reality gets real: Australian start-ups go beyond gimmicks

From the healthcare sector to ballet, virtual and augmented reality is entering the real world.

  • by Emma Koehn
'Not rocket science': Andrew Banks goes back to basics when evaluating businesses
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'Not rocket science': Andrew Banks goes back to basics when evaluating businesses

The investor is looking for well-explained pitches and curious founders.

  • by Emma Koehn
Government looks to super funds to back $2 billion small business plan
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Government looks to super funds to back $2 billion small business plan

The government will look to super funds to invest in small businesses under its $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund and Business Growth Fund.

  • by Cara Waters