Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced commentators and journalists. Alan is the founder of Eureka Report, Australia’s most successful investment newsletter, and Business Spectator, a 24-hour free business news and commentary website. He also hosts Inside Business, a half-hour Sunday programme on the ABC, is the finance presenter on the ABC News - and producer of the nightly graph (or two).
In this week’s essential reading guide Kohler devises a quick fix to ballooning super charges, Gawenda charts capitalism’s new era, Bartholomeusz watches as NBN Co ups the ante and Burgess explains Hockey’s pensions debate.
Rising costs and cheap imports have caused many Australian clothing manufacturers to bite the dust. Koala Clothing had to twice rebuild its business from scratch, but it's still standing -- and stronger than ever.
After selling his business for $1 million Robin Murphy was able to buy it back with the loose change in his pocket -- just two dollars. Lightning struck again when he picked up another business out of the bargain bin.
The Privacy Commissioner will soon start flexing its new muscles and complacent businesses will be dragged to court or slapped with huge fines. These five tips will keep your business on the right side of the law.