Advice You Can Bank On

Advice You Can Bank On

Is it the case that one of the most important – albeit perhaps underutilised – resources when it comes to assessing and managing the financial risks and trade finance options associated with exporting is your bank? Domini Stuart reports. A report released earlier this year by East & Partners suggests that banks in Australia are struggling to deliver high quality trade finance services to...

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Investment

Investment

The buck stops – where? Retirement clearly isn’t what it used to be. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to qualify for a pension. We’re being asked to stay at work longer. We’re being told we must be financially self-reliant for life. Nowadays, investing is less an option, more an edict – but we’ve all heard the stories about stock market crashes, lost fortunes and decimated businesses....

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Be Happy

Be Happy

Don’t worry, be happy A happy workplace is good for the soul – and the bottom line. Domini Stuart  reports. It isn’t often you get a chance to be selfish and selfless at the same time. As a business owner you can, just by keeping your people happy. Happy employees are…well…happy. That, of course, is great for them. The good news for you is that they’re also more loyal, more productive and,...

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