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Edition 419 – The Underclass

The gig economy. You’ve heard the term. You might or might not understand what it means. We’ve been told for the past 15 years that this is the way of the world and, as it happens, some very large, global players have popped up out of nowhere, had a bright idea, then proceeded to disrupt various elements of society.

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Edition 416 – Unnecessary Regulation

There’s no doubt the pandemic changed the way most of us work in Australia, and across the globe. Technology, and a rapidly changing economy where a large portion of the working population are employed in knowledge based industries has meant there are businesses that can function where staff don’t need to head into the office.

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Edition 412 – When The Slow Lane, Is The Fast Lane

It’s Friday evening. I’m heading home after a late appointment in North Sydney. The traffic is surprisingly quiet at 7pm as I head across the Sydney Harbour Bridge. To my left, I can see the Brilliance of the Seas manoeuvring away from the Overseas Passenger Terminal and preparing to do its miraculous turn in front of the glorious Sydney Opera House. You never, ever get tired of that scene.

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Edition 411 – The Vortex

You start off in business and take any work that is offered to you. As a former consultant that we used to engage in my former accounting practice, David Connell, once remarked, if they had the smell of a cheque book, they became a client.

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