Apprentices and trainees do not have to wait a full four years to get qualified and earn full wages. Experts explain how it works.
One-time apartment supremo Norm Carey has failed in a last-ditch attempt to extract a bit of cash from the $388 million collapse of his Westpoint empire in 2005.
Permanent long weekends aren’t as good as they sound. But if you really want a shorter work week, there are ways you can create one.
Australia’s most well-known bosses have revealed the financial advice they would give to their younger selves, and some of their answers might surprise you.
A number of young Australians made the recent Forbes 30 Under 30 list for their outstanding entrepreneurial skills.
Pepper Money this week boosted the size of its IPO by $50m to $500m, and says there’s plenty of room to grow for the non-bank lender.
Being an influencer is the work goal for a third of Gen Z, but one reality TV participant reveals why it’s not a career path that appeals to him.
If households spend the ‘unusually large’ savings they hoarded last year, a knock-on effect could trigger an interest rate rise.
Rebecca Le May
Macquarie Group has posted a full-year profit increase of 10 per cent to $3.01 billion as big financial groups rebound from a coronavirus slump.
Coinbase’s slide comes as investors pour into extremely speculative cryptocurrencies such as Dogecoin and Binance Coin
Claire Ballentine and Vildana Hajric
Australia’s post-COVID economic recovery has exceeded the Reserve Bank’s most optimistic expectations, according to RBA deputy governor Guy Debelle.
Moody's Investors Service has warned Australia's economic recovery will be hampered if the vaccination rollout remains slow compared to other countries.
Ambitious Aussies can read all the career coaching and self help books in the world but sometimes all that’s needed is some wisdom from mum.
Animal spirits are alive and well in the cryptocurrency world, with the frenzy sending Dogecoin surging more than 50 per cent again and crashing Robinhood’s trading app.
National Australia Bank and ANZ — the country’s third and fourth-largest lenders by value — are in talks with Citigroup over the assets, sources report.
Nabila Ahmed and Manuel Baigorri
When proud Wilman-Nyoongar woman Shelley Cable discovered there were only 24 Indigenous accountants in the country her immediate thought was ‘25 is better than 24’ and that she should be the plus one.
Boral has been ordered to pay Queensland-based construction kings Wagners $4.8m in a long-running complex contractual dispute over cement prices.
One of Australia’s largest banks has revealed it is expecting a multi-million-dollar hit to its cash profit.
AMP chair Debra Hazelton says the company plans to restart a $200 million share buyback after announcing the demerger of AMP Capital.
Australia’s cafe, restaurant and takeaway food workforce is predicted to boom, and GYG is after more staff as its Australian expansion continues.
Australia’s sovereign wealth fund grew to reach a record $179 billion as it notched up another quarter of solid returns.
One big thing that has gained greater acceptance among consumers during COVID is likely to accelerate the shuttering of bank branches.
Recent profit upgrades have a lot to thank pandemic policymaking for, but that’s not the whole story.
An exclusive analysis has revealed where in Australia you can earn the highest salary for your line of work.
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