Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced economists. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report. Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan is the regular finance presenter on the ABC News and producer of the popular nightly graph (or two).
The Queensland Motorways network provides the last piece of the puzzle for Transurban on the country’s eastern seaboard, while the stiff competition in the $7bn sale reflects the scarcity of good infrastructure assets.
Australia's dependence on imported goods comes at a substantial cost. Maintaining current levels of prosperity will require a shift from volatile booms to value-adding businesses before it is too late.
In the latest episode of Business Accelerators we look at a company that wants to move from small residential building jobs into commercial and industrial property maintenance. But big contracts bring big financial challenges.
Who Did That is a Tasmanian light shade manufacturer that is gaining worldwide recognition for their creative designs. One of their pieces even hangs above a bed in the Moroccan Royal Palace. In the latest episode of Business Accelerators, see how they are overcoming the pitfalls common to any growing business.
You have created a great product or service but nobody knows about you. How can you turn a top idea into a top earner? Watch how 'Who did that?' - a Tasmanian firm which makes elaborate wooden chandeliers - is trying to crack the market.
Apple Tree Inn in Donnybrook WA is trying to grow its online presence and gain patrons for its restaurant, bar and backpackers. Rather than engage in expensive marketing programs, find out how the owners can use happy customers and social media to drum up business.
In the latest episode of Business Accelerators, Tim McDougall of Pitcher Partners looks at how a hospitality business can expand its marketing opportunities in a cost-effective way by building a strong online and social media presence.
One of the best low-cost ways to market a small business is via social media. The owners of Appletree Inn in Donnybrook WA are looking to punch above their online weight in the latest instalment of Business Accelerators.
In the final part of our video series on building capital value in your business, we talk to Susan Hull of Buildpro Bendigo and Dr Richard Shrapnel of Pitcher Partners on how to enable staff to take the reins.
Wilhelm Harnisch, CEO of Master Builders Australia says that low interest rates have not been flowing through to the new home sector. Watch to hear how builders are faring in the latest episode of Business Accelerators.
One of the hardest tasks for a business owner is working out how to set up a structure so the firm can run itself. Get that right however, and you have the best opportunity for calculating value, and eventually selling your company for a good price.
In the latest episode of Business Accelerators, we find out whether Coff's Coast Physiotherapy have successfully managed to put into place their plans to increase capacity at their practice, and their revenue.
Service businesses often struggle to find a way to maximise finite resources. That's the case at Coff's Coast Physio where each practitioner can only do so much. Find out more in the latest Business Accelerator article.
In the latest episode of Business Accelerators, Alan Kohler interviews renowned chef, businessman and Murray River advocate Stefano De Pieri about the potential for the Murray region as both a tourist destination and exporter of high-quality food.