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The yoga of rail

In an industry defined by rules, rigor and regulation it is often difficult to challenge the corporate traditions of rail. Much like train tracks, the sector is notoriously linear and logical; with objective decision-making and short-term operational demands often taking precedence over more transformative leadership efforts. On top of that, the high degree of multi-tasking…

22 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business | Healthcare | Leadership & Communication

Become more charismatic and watch your aesthetic business grow

“Aesthetic clinicians with charisma have more clients, can charge higher consultation fees and are more likely to be referred to friends, even in spite of average service”, according to Nicole Montgomery of Trusted Surgeons. The sales catchphrase, ‘people buy people, not products’ appears to be even more emphasized in the cosmetic industry – customers justifiably…

14 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business | Healthcare

How to make millions from your aesthetic clinic

It’s the dream of many cosmetic practitioners. Hanging up the turquoise scrubs; and replacing injecting and lasering with endless days of relaxation and self-indulgence. But despite the large profits that many aesthetic clinics make, without a strong business plan and a solid exit strategy, it’s unlikely that early retirement will be happening any time soon.…

4 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business

How new consumer rights will affect Australian retailers

This year, US-based gaming company Valve Corporation was famously ordered to pay $3million AUD for failing to comply with Australian Consumer Laws. The firm unsuccessfully appealed the ‘misleading and deceptive conduct’ outcome with the Full Federal Court; and its application for special leave to appeal to the High Court was later denied. With upcoming changes…

4 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business | Healthcare | Occupational Health & Safety | Technology

What healthcare solutions does Australia really need?

In the context of future Australian healthcare, it is important that healthcare innovators don’t simply come up with solutions they think are good for problems they think exist. This is the thinking behind icare’s approach to stimulating and facilitating innovation in healthcare. icare is the NSW government’s insurance and care provider, catering for more than…

3 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business

How well is the ACL serving Australian consumers?

In March 2016, Consumer Affairs Ministers throughout Australia and New Zealand began a twelve-month review of the Australian Consumer Law – in a bid to better protect Australian consumers. The review sought to future-proof the law against new and emerging issues and in doing so identified a set of reforms to improve the operation of…

18 Apr 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business

Delivering a platform for the OTT revolution

 Sarah Palmer Executive GM - Products & Pricing, NBN In advance of her address at the OTT TV Summit in Sydney this March, Informa caught up with NBN Executive General Manager, Sarah Palmer. In an exclusive interview she shed light on what NBN are doing to ensure the long term sustainability and commercial viability of OTT. Sarah,…

31 Jan 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

Business

JB Hi-Fi and The Good Guys to address AFR Retail Summit – in wake of $870m acquisition

In the wake of JB Hi-Fi’s $870m acquisition of The Good Guys this week, the AFR Retail Summit gives you the opportunity to hear first-hand from the CEOs of both companies on their vision for the future. JB Hi-Fi issued $394 million worth of shares and took on a $500 million debt to fund the deal; but…

14 Sep 2016, by Test Test

Business | Energy & Utilities | Infrastructure

Timor-Leste International Investment Conference Highlights

On Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th of June 2016, Trade Invest Timor-Leste in partnership with Informa Australia held their first International Investment Conference in Dili, Timor-Leste. The objective of the conference was to welcome international and Timorese investors to highlight business opportunities in the different sectors of the Timorese economy and discuss the current reform…

4 Jul 2016, by Test Test

Business

Engaging with India

Honing the Australia - India relationship With its unrivalled, unrelenting growth rate (a minimum of 6% since 2013) and ambitious economic policy, it is unsurprising that India is ranked the number 1 investment destination in the world. Striving for superpower status by 2030, Prime Minister Modi’s regime has already delivered a sharp increase in jobs,…

7 Apr 2016, by Test Test
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