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).
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.
ARB Corporation has a credible growth strategy underpinned by product innovation and expansion, and it boasts a pristine balance sheet. No wonder its share price delivers average annual returns of 38 per cent.
Family businesses are not often glamorous, but their strong entrepreneurial spirit – not to mention the contribution they make to the economy – plays an important role in Australia's future prosperity.