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Wed 13 Feb 2019

Banks face whopping new punishments

Banks face whopping new punishments

Banks still dealing with the fallout from the royal commission are now facing the prospect of massively increased penalties for wrongdoing.

Sad reason woman rejected from 1000 jobs

Sad reason woman rejected from 1000 jobs

A woman says she has been knocked back from 1000 jobs for a cruel and discriminatory reason.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Pickles to sell off collapsed Redstar's assets

Pickles to sell off collapsed Redstar's assets

ASSETS of the trucking company that went bust just days before Christmas, leaving hundreds of drivers in the lurch, have gone up for auction today.

What should you never say in a job interview?

What should you never say in a job interview?

A prominent career coach has revealed the five things employers hate hearing in a job interview — and number one might be controversial.

Retail group underpays staff $32m

Retail group underpays staff $32m

Super Retail Group admits letting team members down by underpaying managers for the past six years.

Doubts over iPhone 11 rumour

Doubts over iPhone 11 rumour

Apple fans have long been hoping for a major change to come to the iPhone but it looks like they could be waiting longer than expected.

‘It hurts us’: Billionaire slams new laws

‘It hurts us’: Billionaire slams new laws

Australia’s top tech billionaires are leading an industry charge against a government push which they say is costing local firms money and customers.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Staff told to wear ‘skimpy outfits’

Staff told to wear ‘skimpy outfits’

Former Topshop employees claim they were asked to wear “skimpy” outfits when billionaire owner Philip Green inspected stores.

Residents shocked by foul note

Residents shocked by foul note

A neighbour has left an expletive-filled note on the window of an interior design business, letting the owner know how much he hopes he fails.

Why cash is being given away

Why cash is being given away

Franking credits have become a big issue and will likely be an election battleground. But most Aussies have no idea how it works.

‘Everything is dead, everything’

‘Everything is dead, everything’

When rain started falling in Queensland’s west, drought-stricken farmers cried happy tears — but that emotion quickly turned to heartbreak.

Smart new bank tool to challenge brokers

Smart new bank tool to challenge brokers

A digital bank is beefing up its home loan assistance, but is the technology capable of shouldering the broking industry with the looming sweeping ban on...

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Savvy fashion idea making millions

Savvy fashion idea making millions

KIRSTEN Kore’s simple platform to connect designer clothing owners with renters is so successful, it’s been dubbed the “Airbnb for dresses”.

Uni dropout makes $120k a month

Uni dropout makes $120k a month

Matthew Lepre had no idea that six months after dropping out of uni he would go on to create a business that would allow him to work anywhere.

How to ruin your career in seconds

How to ruin your career in seconds

UNDER the endless scrutiny of the public, celebrities and politicians sometimes make ill informed decisions and ruin their careers in the process.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Cafe boss’s brutal text to worker

Cafe boss’s brutal text to worker

Victoria Atkins couldn’t make it to a trial shift at a cafe. The owner has been called “Britain’s worst boss” thanks to his savage response.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Construction drop-off’s worrying trend

Construction drop-off’s worrying trend

WHILE housing is in crisis, it might start taking other industries with it as construction begins to slow as well.

Shock RBA call sends dollar crashing

Shock RBA call sends dollar crashing

The RBA has dramatically revised down its economic forecasts amid the ongoing property market correction, prompting the Australian dollar to plunge again.

Tesla's cool new feature sinks its teeth into criminals

Tesla's cool new feature sinks its teeth into criminals

ELON Musk has lifted the lid on the electric maker’s next quirky technology updates that will protect your vehicle and pets but it isn’t for everyone.

This could be the best job in the world

This could be the best job in the world

It’ll pay around $40 an hour, but applications for the “World’s Best Job” are open — and the best part is you don’t need any experience to apply.

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