Business Update – 03 April 2024

Welcome to our Weekly Digest – stay in the know with some recent news updates relevant to business and the economy. Australia’s inflation rate comes in lower than expectations in February at 3.4% ABS data shows consumer price index is stabilising, which will feed into the RBA’s next interest rate decision in May. Inflation has held steady for the second month in a row, as cheaper meat and seafood helped offset…  Read more

Business Update – 06 March 2024

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Welcome to our Weekly Digest – stay in the know with some recent news updates relevant to business and the economy. Inflation remains flat at 3.4% in January, fuelling hopes of RBA interest rate cut Inflation remained flat in January at a two-year low, helped by falling prices for meat and seafood, stoking hopes the Reserve Bank may bring forward interest rate cuts. NAB CEO on the economy, simplification, and…  Read more

Business Update – 21 February 2024

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Getting caught up on a week that got away? Here’s your Weekly Digest of some stories relevant to business and the economy. Big reason interest rates will be cut – and soon Rate cuts aren’t forecast until December 2024 but this prediction doesn’t tell the full story of what’s happening in Australia. Australia’s economy likely to slow until stage-three tax cuts, lower interest rates and easing inflation kick in, CBA…  Read more

Business Update – 31 January 2024

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Getting caught up on a week that got away? Here’s your weekly digest of some stories relevant to business and the economy. Data Privacy Day 2024: Aussies want transparency, businesses need action On Data Privacy Day, observed each year on January 28th, Australians and businesses are reminded of the vital importance of privacy. “Ironically, Data Privacy Day is a reminder that data privacy isn’t something a business can achieve in a…  Read more

Demystifying Inflation

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Inflation – it’s a word that’s been on everyone’s lips recently. Rates are on the rise, and our small business community is feeling it the most. Increased supply costs, a lack of workforce, and dwindling profits are among the challenges faced.  Let’s demystify inflation and delve into its impact on small businesses. Grasping Inflation In essence, inflation is the uptick in the cost of goods and services. Whether it’s a…  Read more

What is inflation and how does it affect my savings? – UK

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You can’t get through the news these days without hearing about inflation and how rapidly it’s increasing. Rates were generally low for quite some time and we all got used to it. Suddenly, however, everyone is getting squeezed by inflationary pressure. But what exactly is inflation, and how does it affect the money you have in the bank? Read on to learn more about what it is and what it…  Read more

What is inflation and how does it affect my savings?

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You can’t get through the news these days without hearing about inflation and how rapidly it’s increasing. Rates were generally low for quite some time and we all got used to it. Suddenly, however, everyone is getting squeezed by inflationary pressure. But what exactly is inflation, and how does it affect the money you have in the bank? Read on to learn more about what it is and what it…  Read more

6 factors to consider when planning for your retirement

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    While it may seem like your working years last forever, retirement still has a way of sneaking up on you. As the years go by, what once seemed like a far off dream can suddenly feel incredibly close. Planning for your retirement might seem like something you can put off until tomorrow–or next year–but the earlier you do it the more time you’ll have to make sure your…  Read more