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24 Feb 2022

How Australian businesswomen are breaking the bias in 2022

We asked nine inspirational female business leaders to tell us the one thing they’re doing this year to break the bias. Their answers point the way forward for female equality and achievement.

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11 Nov 2021

6 factors that will define 2022 for business

From tackling risk to growing your employee value proposition, 2022 is going to throw your business plenty of opportunities. Here’s our expert take on what they’ll look like and how to respond.

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15 Oct 2021

How to turn ideas into business reality

Turning ideas into a concrete plan that helps to develop, nurture and build your business just takes some careful planning.

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18 Jun 2021

Start up, sell, buy back: how Locomote’s come full circle

While other businesses battened down the hatches, Locomote co-founders Ross and David Fastuca grabbed a golden opportunity to get back into the travel industry – by buying back their own company.

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The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has started raising rates for the first time since November 2010. What does this mean for commercial borrowers? Watch now.

COVID lockdowns point to weaker growth and greater uncertainty in the near term.

Rates to rise further as strong growth continues

We see retail sales continuing to grow in April, albeit at a somewhat slower pace than previous months.

Conditions rise further on Recreation & Personal Services recovery.

In month-on-month terms, our NAB Online Retail Sales Index contracted for a second consecutive month in March.

Strong CPI to bring forward first rate increase to May.

Omicron weighed on SME conditions and confidence in Q1.

COVID outbreaks dampened growth in March, and cloud near-term outlook.

March has seen smoother retail prospects when compared to the very choppy conditions across January and February, with our forecast pointing to moderate growth in the month.

Rate rises set for June as strong growth continues.

Conditions surge higher as costs, prices hit records.

NAB Group Chief Economist Alan Oster talks about the latest economic news. Listen now.

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