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Risky business: the 2018 Crikey business awards

Risky business: the 2018 Crikey business awards

From Theranos to Snapchat, 2018 was a stand-out year for bad business, but there were some winners.

Qantas splashes in the shallow gene pool of Australian business

Qantas splashes in the shallow gene pool of Australian business

Business leaders who preside over the trashing of billions in shareholder value are what passes for the elite on Australian boards.

Corporate tax cuts a handy boost if you’ve blown a lazy billion

Corporate tax cuts a handy boost if you’ve blown a lazy billion

While Wesfarmers' own business lobby group was calling for tax cuts, its management was wasting billions in dud overseas ventures.

Goyder’s productivity fairytale refuted by basic data

Goyder’s productivity fairytale refuted by basic data

Business claims that wages growth will only happen when there's productivity growth. Except ... productivity is still growing, and stronger than under WorkChoices.

Treasurer, here’s a new recruit to the ranks of the taxed-nots

Treasurer, here’s a new recruit to the ranks of the taxed-nots

Forget Scott Morrison's taxed and taxed-nots -- his big problem this week was some shocking results from two of the country's biggest companies, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.

Wesfarmers wildly misses the Target — too involved with the Business Council, perhaps?

Wesfarmers wildly misses the Target — too involved with the Business Council, perhaps?

Wesfarmers' annual result this morning suggests directors might be too busy at the increasingly embarrassing Business Council of Australia to control their management, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Business takes time out from write-downs to lecture the rest of us

Business takes time out from write-downs to lecture the rest of us

It'd be fine for business to lecture the rest of us about public policy if they weren't busy trashing billions in shareholder wealth. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Business bites: rorts … maybe torts? … bad sports …

Business bites: rorts … maybe torts? … bad sports …

Uh oh, Target's in trouble. And other media tidbits of the day.

Business bites: Coles’ profits ease  … oil freeze … banks on their knees …

Business bites: Coles’ profits ease … oil freeze … banks on their knees …

Wesfarmers reports a tiny rise in net profit. And other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: Masters says goodbye … jobs numbers high … Murdochs change their minds …

Business bites: Masters says goodbye … jobs numbers high … Murdochs change their minds …

The Murdochs are staying put. Plus other media tidbits of the day.