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EU demands $100 billion Brexit bill

2017-11-13 perthnow.com.au
THE Australian share market looks set to open lower, ignoring the positive sentiment emerging in late afternoon trading sentiment on Wall Street. At 0700 AEDT on Tuesday, the share price futures index was down 19 points, or 0.31 per cent, at 6,015. (72-0)

Medibank 'disappointed' that the ACCC is appealing Federal Court decision says CEO Craig Drummond

2017-11-13 theage.com.au
Medibank chief executive Craig Drummond says the private health insurer is "disappointed" that the competition watchdog is appealing a court case that it lost against Medibank earlier this year in which it alleged the company engaged in misconduct by keeping its members in the dark over new limits on benefits for in-hospital blood tests and scans.  (2-0)

Medibank 'disappointed' that the ACCC is appealing Federal Court decision says CEO Craig Drummond

2017-11-13 smh.com.au
Medibank chief executive Craig Drummond says the private health insurer is "disappointed" that the competition watchdog is appealing a court case that it lost against Medibank earlier this year in which it alleged the company engaged in misconduct by keeping its members in the dark over new limits on benefits for in-hospital blood tests and scans.  (2-0)

Medibank to pull back from carbon polluting investments

2017-11-13 abc.net.au
Medibank Private has dumped its exposure to high carbon investments a year after announcing its portfolio would move away from tobacco.

'Blokey' workplaces vow to stamp out everyday sexism

2017-10-24 abc.net.au
Some men are oblivious to it but subconscious sexism remains a common and often distressing factor in the workplace, according to a report out today.

Why private health insurers aren't worried by crackdown on price hikes

2017-10-13 abc.net.au
Normally when governments storm into the marketplace to rein in prices and flex some regulatory muscle, the push-back from business is intense. (52-0)

Former CPA leaders seek full board spill

2017-07-13 abc.net.au
CPA Australia has lurched deeper into crisis with an influential group of past state presidents and accounting industry leaders demanding an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to allow members to take back control of the organisation.

ASX savaged as investors flunk confidence test

2017-05-17 theage.com.au
Renewed selling in the major banks led a savage sell-off on the ASX, as investors fretted over record low wage growth data and the growing threat of US political risks.

ASX savaged as investors flunk confidence test

2017-05-17 smh.com.au
Renewed selling in the major banks led a savage sell-off on the ASX, as investors fretted over record low wage growth data and the growing threat of US political risks.

Private insurers profit rises 18 per cent after last year's premium hike

2017-05-16 abc.net.au
Australia's private health insurers profits have surged more than 18 per cent on the back of last year's premium hike and a better return from investments.

Busting health fund switch myths

2017-04-09 perthnow.com.au
MORE than 21,000 Australians have now signed on to the One Big Switch (OBS) health insurance campaign seeking a better deal, but experts say more would jump on the bandwagon if not for these common misconceptions.

'Predatory' health insurers put the bite on dentists

2017-04-04 abc.net.au
Australian health insurance firms have been accused of anti-competitive conduct, as they expand their reach to also become major healthcare providers.

Petrol, mobile phone, health insurance costs put retailers on edge

2017-03-27 theage.com.au
Volatility at the petrol pump has emerged as a major area of concern for shopping centre managers, due to the wild fluctuations in price over recent months.

Petrol, mobile phone, health insurance costs put retailers on edge

2017-03-27 smh.com.au
Volatility at the petrol pump has emerged as a major area of concern for shopping centre managers, due to the wild fluctuations in price over recent months.

Heed the wise words of Saint Peter: children are the future

2017-03-17 theage.com.au
Former treasurer Peter Costello, a child of a fine Christian family, often gave good advice to the nation. It included setting up a Future Fund, but perhaps most memorable was his suggestion about family planning, saying couples should have at least three children – "one for mum, one for dad and one for the country".