Day: 22 September 2021

The big crypto rush – a few words about risk

In our previous article, The big crypto rush – where do you stand?, we discussed about the recent growing interest in digital currencies from retail and professional investors alike. In this article, we look at the risk of cryptocurrencies, and explain how you can calculate and understand the risk you take with the cryptocurrencies you plan …

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“Every lockdown has a human impact”, says Business CEO

Following a comprehensive survey of its members, Business SA – South Australia’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry – has revealed the one-week lockdown in July cost the South Australian economy up to $446m. Seeking to better understand the impacts of the July lockdown, Business SA surveyed its members, not only on the financial implications of …

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How to design smart marketing strategies in a new landscape

As we inch closer to 2022, operating in an evolving marketing landscape, it is imperative for marketers to better understand their audiences. However – more often than not – a lack of data maturity is hampering success. A recent Forrester study, The Quest for Data-Driven Engagement, commissioned by Epsilon, highlights a myriad of challenges that …

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Melbourne hit by 5.8 earthquake, tradie protests continue

Three earthquakes have struck in north-east Victoria, with tremors felt across the state, New South Wales, Canberra and as far as Adelaide and Launceston. Follow live. One earthquake was a magnitude-5.8 and there are reports of damage to buildings in Melbourne. Daniel Andrews has responded to the ongoing construction worker protests Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says, “there is …

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Industry consultations supposed to shape path out of pandemic

A comprehensive program of consultation between the Victorian Government and business and industry continued today as the state embarks on the next steps along the path to re-opening. Minister for Small Business Jaala Pulford chaired two roundtables with leaders from bodies representing thousands of businesses in sectors ranging from retail to construction and meat processing. …

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Least cost routing “in better position than ever”, says COSBOA

Business organisations seeking urgent action on debit payments are cautiously optimistic about the ACCC’s decision on 9 September to green-light the merger of BPay, eftpos, and NPP Australia. The merger will go ahead on the condition that, for a term of four years, eftpos do everything in its control to make least cost routing available …

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