Productivity

Sunday rates flagged for overhaul

by AAP
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Productivity Commission draft report says Sunday rates should be same as Saturday.

Tackling Australia's biggest workplace failure

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There is a major lever we can pull to improve productivity, yet those running Australia's corporations and dominating company boards are slow to act.

RBA’s lower trend growth idea demands a budget reboot

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The RBA has only flirted with the idea of 2pc growth. If that becomes fact, it will force an overhaul of budget settings.

Setting Australia right

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Real productivity reform would require two crucial steps to be taken, but most economists simply can't accept them.

AiG wants simpler awards system

by AAP
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Leading industry group says more flexible system will allow small businesses to grow.

Australia is complacent: Fraser

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Treasury boss puts industrial relations, income tax and stamp duty on the agenda.

The fragility of Australia's household wealth

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Our ongoing reliance on external borrowing leaves us vulnerable to external financial shocks.

Aust must get on with reforms: IMF

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The IMF warns that without reforms, Australia's economic growth will remain below potential.

Australians disengaged at work

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Australia's 'worryingly' low worker engagement levels are contributing to weak productivity, study finds.

Wage growth to stay low: RBA

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Pace of growth 'widely expected' to remain subdued in next 12 months after recent slowing.

Business gets new annual leave rights

by AAP
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Fair Work Commission awards more power to make workers take annual leave.

Minimum wage increased by 2.5%

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Australia's 1.86 million lowest paid workers will get a $16-a-week pay rise.

Poor policy is holding business back

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Policy that favours property speculation over productive investment is undermining Australia's business sector and threatening the rebalancing process.

The argy-bargy of balancing the minimum wage

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Although often decried as a brake on competitiveness, there is little evidence that Australia's comparatively high minimum wage is particularly damaging in terms of employment growth.

IMF warns on living standards

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Fund tips new growth 'speed limits' as ageing populations weigh on economies.

The biggest barrier to a competitive Australia

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Until we address issues surrounding land supply, we will have difficulty nurturing a healthy and competitive business environment.

Union attacks BHP on worker rights

by AAP
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CFMEU attacks miner's call to make it harder for workers to take industrial action.

Effects test 'out of step' with global practice

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Harper review into competition policy recommends overhauling market power clauses.

GE’s ten strategies for success

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GE’s head of global operations offers advice on how to run a business in the 21st century.

Rio Tinto seeks return of AWAs

Miner takes aim at unions, individual contracts in workplace relations submission.

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