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Unemployment steady at 3.9% but no signs of wages growth

Unemployment steady at 3.9% but no signs of wages growth

Reading Time: < 1 minute The unemployment rate for April 2022 remained steady with the revised March 2022 rate of 3.9 per cent. There appears to be very little slack remaining in the employment market, with employed people only increasing by 4,000 people (0.03 per cent) despite a record number of jobs being available. Youth (15-24 yr olds) unemployment also […]

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Podcast: Business Risk Index – April 2022 Insights

Podcast: Business Risk Index – April 2022 Insights

Reading Time: 9 minutes Economy at turning point as positive trends continue; Grim outlook for flood-affected regions In our latest episode, we present the January Business Risk Index results and analysis. CreditorWatch CEO Patrick Coghlan and Chief Economist Anneke Thompson discuss the key insights. Key Business Risk Index insights for April: Trade receivables and credit enquiries continue to trend upwards, […]

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What is a credit file and how can it affect your business?

What is a credit file and how can it affect your business?

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is a credit file? Having access to credit is important for any business owner, but many entrepreneurs only have a vague understanding of what their credit file looks like and what goes into a credit file check. Financial institutions are partly to blame for this; it sometimes feels as if the processes involved in […]

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Podcast: Business Risk Index – March 2022 Insights

Podcast: Business Risk Index – March 2022 Insights

Reading Time: 6 minutes In our latest episode, we present the January Business Risk Index results and analysis. CreditorWatch CEO Patrick Coghlan and index creator James O’Donnell from Open Analytics discuss the key insights. Key Business Risk Index insights for March: Trade receivables and credit enquiries up, indicating the economy many have reached a turning point for trade activity. […]

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