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Big machines, big challenges: wrangling the risks of the mining, agriculture, and construction industries

Big machines, big challenges: wrangling the risks of the mining, agriculture, and construction industries

Reading Time: 4 minutes Right now, there’s a lot going on for the business community to deal with. The pandemic and climate change have impacted us all in different ways with multiple flow-on effects. Some have endured far tougher times than others but one thing we all have in common is that we’ve had to quickly adapt to these unfolding global events. In Australia, […]

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Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) 2021-22

Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) 2021-22

Reading Time: 2 minutes Commenting on today’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) 2021-22, CreditorWatch Chief Economist, Harley Dale, says: The Mid-year Economic and Financial Outlook (MYEFO) presents a predictably optimistic update for the year ahead for Australia. This time last year bookings for cruise holidays in 2021 were soaring because of the belief that the worst of COVID-19 […]

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The dynamics of the Australian economy are rapidly changing

The dynamics of the Australian economy are rapidly changing

Reading Time: 4 minutes As lockdown restrictions are eased in key states, Australia faces the prospect of a strong economic bounce-back in the December 2021 and March 2022 quarters. There is no shortage of challenges ahead, but we don’t lack opportunities either. The September 2021 quarter result for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will look plain awful. A hefty contraction in economic activity that encompasses a period when over half […]

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Omicron compounds the Great Supply Chain disruption

Omicron compounds the Great Supply Chain disruption

Reading Time: 2 minutes SYDNEY, 30 November 2021 – CreditorWatch, the Australian digital credit reporting agency, has laid out how Australian SMEs can navigate the great supply chain disruption and associated risks as the Omicron variant overshadows confidence in the economy’s reopening, during a data-rich panel discussion with leading supply chain fintech Earlytrade earlier today. Following two years of […]

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Harley’s Economic Update – November Edition

Harley’s Economic Update – November Edition

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wow, what an October 2021. We started that month with over half of Australia’s population in lockdown. As the month progressed, we witnessed lockdown restrictions begin to ease, then that process occurred at an accelerating pace. That was great news and a big bump for confidence and economic activity. The retail industry provides a great […]

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Construction booming but challenges abound for the industry

Construction booming but challenges abound for the industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes The construction industry has experienced particularly dire conditions since the pandemic took hold in Australia in May 2020 that now continue even as the economy clicks into recovery mode. As NSW and Victoria begin to re-open after months of lockdown, the industry is experiencing a surge in demand for materials but that has coincided with […]

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CreditorWatch announces formation of Board of Directors

CreditorWatch announces formation of Board of Directors

Reading Time: 3 minutes Australia’s leading digital commercial credit reporting bureau, CreditorWatch, is pleased to announce the formation of its Board, made up of two existing ATI Group board members and two independent non-executive directors, in addition to CEO Patrick Coghlan. This is an important step in the ongoing development and growth of the technology business. The existing ATI […]

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CreditorWatch appoints ex-Olympian as Head of People & Culture

CreditorWatch appoints ex-Olympian as Head of People & Culture

Reading Time: 3 minutes SYDNEY, 24 September 2021 – Australian digital credit reporting bureau, CreditorWatch, has today announced the appointment of Fiona Crawford, a two-time medal-winning Olympian and HR Director of the Year finalist, as its General Manager for People and Culture. Fiona joins CreditorWatch following an impressive career spanning professional sports – where she played at the very […]

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