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45% of Australian and New Zealand workers say their mental health has declined because of COVID-19

This is episode number ten in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, April 10.  And yes, it’s Good Friday. First I talk to uniSA’s Professor Jana Matthews giving her tips for business survival in this pandemic. And then I’ll be talking to economist Nicholas Gruen looking at what lessons we can learn from the pandemic…

Bloody hell! The US Federal Reserve estimates coronavirus job losses could top 47 million and a 32.1% unemployment rate

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number nine in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, April 3. First I talk to executive and leadership development coach Ronan Leonard who connects…

In Australia’s biggest crisis since the Depression and Morrison has adjourned Parliament until August

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number eight in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, March 27. First I talk to Rahul Sood, Unikrn CEO and former GM of Microsoft…

Warnings that the coronavirus pandemic will bankrupt most of the world’s airlines by the end of May

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number seven in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, March 20. First I talk to Brendan McKeegan from Australian Plant Proteins, which has secured…

Australia’s economy will record its first recession since 1991, warns Bloomberg Economics and S&P Global

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number six in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, March 13. First I talk to Tiffani Bova, Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at…

Modelling shows the Australian economy could be plunged into recession if the coronavirus outbreak goes global, with as much as 8% carved from growth over a year

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number five in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday March 6. First I talk to lawyer Rob Bryden who will provide commentary on what…

Bond market warnings that the coronavirus will create a recession

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number four in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday February 28. First I talk to Eugene Dubossarsky, head of the Analytics Academy and the…

Coles says it has underpaid staff in its supermarket and liquor stores and has set aside $20 million to pay back employees

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number three in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday February 21. First I talk to Sydney Thomas, an associate of Precursor Ventures, an early-stage…

Australian companies are being increasingly caught in the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak as a ban on Chinese tourists curbs demand in Australia and manufacturing shutdowns across China hit supply chains

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number two in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday February 14. First I talk to Ada Xiao, the chief strategy officer for PlatON,…