Professional Services

Standards Australia keen to talk to SAI

Non-government standards body Standards Australia is keen to begin asset purchase talks with SAI Global.

Australia's oracles of disruption are being disrupted

And it's all happening behind closed doors.

Three graphs that define Australia's consultancy sector

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The sector influences every aspect of business, and despite uncertain times in the industry Australia is home to one of the largest consultancy markets in the world.

SAI Global sale at risk

Auction of $1 billion compliance services provider could fall flat on rushed process.

Brambles acquires UK's Ferguson

Logistics company snaps up Ferguson Group for £320m, expects it to be earnings accretive from FY15.

Super: it’s the returns, stupid

The average annual super return of 6 per cent is nowhere near enough to push Australians away from the pension. Instead of relying on increasing contributions, super funds should just do a better job.

Govt mulling tiered mail service

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Turnbull says he is considering new tiered postal system where a premium is paid for next-day delivery.

Australia Post FY profit slips

Post office warns profit growth from parcels may have offset losses in letter business for last time.

Services sector flat in August: AiG

Performance of services index remains in contraction, businesses still concerned by economic outlook.

WorleyParsons FY profit slides

Mining services firm delivers 8.5% lift in revenue, upbeat about operations in year ahead.

Dental centres operator eyes $100m-plus IPO

Pacific Smiles Group has plans to float as a public company by the end of the year.

Uber drivers will be fined: SA govt

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State treasurer says service could put vulnerable passengers at risk.

Bruce Dixon's marvellous medicine

In most cases such a large turnaround in profitability would beggar belief, but Spotless Group is an unusual case.

Spotless lifts FY profit

Cleaning and catering company delivers annual profit ahead of prospectus forecast.

MYOB results shine as cloud momentum picks up pace

Accounting software maker posts record half-year result

Recall falls 6% as FY profit slips

Document management company spun out of Brambles sees small decline in first FY profit.

UGL eyes shareholder returns

UGL to return proceeds from DTZ sale through capital management plan, FY profit lifts.

SAI Global swings to profit

Takeover target says $1.1bn sales process is continuing.

Class action fee ruling key to extra cases

Federal Court to assess whether litigation funders can claim a cut of all winnings: report.

Slater and Gordon looks to expand

Shares rise as law firm eyes more acquisitions as it boosts revenue with two deals.