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CEO of world’s largest vaccine manufacturer warns not enough vaccines will be available for everyone in the world until 2024 at the earliest

This is episode number thirty-three in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, September 18.  First I talk to New Jersey marketing specialist Josh Meah and he’ll talk about the crisis facing many small businesses and give tips for helping your business stay afloat through marketing. And then I’ll be talking to IFM Investors economist Alex Joiner…

The NAB business survey shows the economy going downhill

This is episode number thirty-two in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, September 11.  First I talk to technology vendor Riverbed’s the Asia Pacific and Japan network channel chief John Milionis, who will talk about his company’s survey showing how companies are finding remote work challenging and he’ll be giving advice on how to…

Investors should position for the rising odds of Trump winning re-election, according to JPMorgan

This is episode number thirty-one in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, September 4.  First I talk to Adam Mooney the Australian CEO of global microfinance leader Grameen which is committed to boosting employment through supporting people on low incomes to set up their own small businesses in Australia’s post-COVID future. And then I’ll be talking economist…

AMP’s MeToo moment underlines the “Time’s Up” message of the sexual harassment controversy at one of Australia’s oldest and traditionally most respected financial institutions

This is episode number thirty in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, August 28.  First I talk to Jarron Aizen, the founder, and CEO of OneFitStop.  Jarron is an entrepreneur immersed in the health and fitness industry with a passion to leverage technology to create efficiencies and experiences. OneFitStop is now being used by…

Pahari, the exec the subject of allegations of inappropriate behaviour against female staff, to lead AMP Capital’s ‘inclusion council’

This is episode number twenty-nine in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, August 21.  First I talk to Chris Balasz who runs Australian red meat company Provenir which has been granted a licence by the Victorian Food Safety Authority PrimeSafe to operate a vehicle-based abattoir – a first for Victoria. And then I’ll be talking…

McDonald’s files lawsuit against former CEO Steve Eastbrook, alleging that he lied during an investigation into sexual relations with employees

This is episode number twenty-eight in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, August 14.  First I talk to Dean Foley, the founder of Australia’s first Indigenous-focused startup accelerator Barayamal. And then I’ll be talking to economist Saul Eslake about the state of the Australian economy and what’s needed to get us up and running again. But…

The RBA says unemployment will hit 10% because of Victoria with a subdued rebound keeping the jobless at 7%

This is episode number twenty-seven in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, August 7.  First I talk to Lyndall Spooner, the founder, and director of the consultancy and advisory firm Fifth Dimension. She’ll be talking about how business leaders now need to adopt a wartime mindset. And then I’ll be talking to IFM Investors chief economist…

Fear, US-China tensions and cheap money have lifted the gold price to a record high

This is episode number twenty-six in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, July 31.  First I talk to Accommodation Association CEO Dean Long. The Accommodation Association is the peak industry body and represents close to 3,500 hotels and nearly 58,000 employees across Australia. They’ve been doing it hard during COVID-19. And then I’ll be talking…

Jobkeeper and jobseeker payments: what do the changes mean for recipients?

This is episode number twenty-five in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, July 24.  First I talk to Hayden Brass from the little known oil company Zea Relief and its offer of a unique range of products that are changing the way people treat arthritis, inflammation, and pain at home. And then I’ll be talking…