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Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Pownall and Mark Beyer discuss FMG's native title stoush, trucking sector restructuring, Quintis drama, economic update, honey, and the onshore oil and gas sector. 

Wake up and write

OPINION: Without regular engagement with your social media followers (potential customers), your social media business strategy is going nowhere.

Settling foundations for GST change

OPINION: The perverse incentives created by the application of horizontal fiscal equalisation emerged clearly during a recent Productivity Commission inquiry.

Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Pownall and Mark Beyer discuss property development, university donations, lithium action, crowd-funding and Japanese buyers. 

Libs need to mend some fences

OPINION: The ball is in Malcolm Turnbull’s court if the Liberals want to shore up seats in WA.

This week's property round-up

Sales activity contracted over the week, with Reiwa members reporting a decrease in weekly sales to 514.

Prelude to an LNG drag race

OPINION: The resources world is watching to see how the technology on Shell’s Prelude platform performs against Inpex’s more traditional Ichthys operation.

A tale of two startups

OPINION: Due to the shortage of funding options, many Perth startups adopt the low-risk ‘lean startup’ approach.

Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Pownall and Mark Beyer discuss Paladin's collapse, Fastbrick Robotics, Peet and Perron Group, indigenous contracting and this year’s Total Shareholder Return survey.

Outreach virtually seals the deal

OPINION: A commitment to daily outreach takes little time and has profound long-term benefits.

Patent trolls trawl for business

OPINION: The fact it is cheaper to settle a legal claim than fight it in the courts has opened up a new world of litigation online.

Bunnings bets each way in Australia and the UK

OPINION: Bunnings is running two contrary strategies in Australia and the UK as it takes an offensive defensive posture against Amazon.

Momentum for digital vigilance

OPINION: The importance of cybersecurity in the financial services sector is being reflected in the growing number of related capital raisings and listings.

Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Pownall and Mark Beyer discuss BHP expansion, EPA decisions, renewable projects, Rising Stars, and BN Awards.

Honeymoon’s over for Labor

OPINION: The government is finding out the argument that ‘it’s the Liberals’ fault’ will only hold for so long.

This week's property round-up

OPINION: Sales activity expanded over the week, with Reiwa members reporting an increase in weekly sales to 657.

The truth about blockchains

OPINION: Amid all the hype about blockchains, one major issue is finding the best use for the technology.

Friendly fire to hit bank customers

OPINION: Those among us who are unfamiliar with the term ‘collateral damage’ are about to learn its meaning first hand, because it is what we have become – innocent victims of bad governance across Australia.

Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Dan Wilkie and Mark Beyer discuss the state budget, fees and charges, skilled migration, the outlook for Perth property, new mining projects, the roadhouse blues, and indigenous business.

Cashie maintains lucrative allure

OPINION: Everyday Aussies feel gypped when big business doesn’t seem to pay its ‘fair’ share of the tax burden, which may help explain the attraction of the cash economy.

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