Markets

The boss of KPMG UK has quit after telling staff to stop moaning about the pandemic. He also added that unconscious bias training was ‘utter c–p’

Bill Michael, KPMG UK boss, resigned Friday after telling staff to quit moaning about the pandemic. He told consultants they were very lucky and that unconscious bias training was “utter c–p.” KPMG will replace Michael with two women – the firm’s first female leaders in its 150-year history. Visit the […]
The boss of KPMG UK has quit after telling staff to stop moaning about the pandemic. He also added that unconscious bias training was ‘utter c–p’
Markets

Two of Australia’s newest neobanks have taken more than $220 million in deposits in a matter of months – proving they can be a real pain for the big four

Digital bank Xinja has now surpassed $100 million in deposits just 19 days after launching its high-interest account. Combined with rival 86 400’s $120 million since September, the new digital banks appear to be cutting into the big four’s lunch. While still small figures, it demonstrates the growing appetite for […]
Two of Australia’s newest neobanks have taken more than $220 million in deposits in a matter of months – proving they can be a real pain for the big four
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Scott Galloway will return to the IGNITION stage in 2018 after giving a blistering presentation last year on why Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google should be broken up

At Business Insider’s 2017 IGNITION conference, NYU marketing professor Scott Galloway gave an impassioned presentation on why Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google – the “big four” tech companies – should be broken up. It was a crowd favourite. Galloway, who is also the founder of business intelligence firm L2 Inc., […]
Scott Galloway will return to the IGNITION stage in 2018 after giving a blistering presentation last year on why Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google should be broken up
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How to get a graduate job at one of the Big Four in Australia

Hot tips from Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG on how to get a graduate job. Which degrees work the best? The firms are looking for innovative thinkers, data analytics ability, creative thinking, analytical skills. The Big Four professional service firms in Australia — Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG — will […]
How to get a graduate job at one of the Big Four in Australia
US

SCOTT GALLOWAY: Netflix could be the next $300 billion company

Scott Galloway is a marketing professor at the NYU Stern School of Business and the founder of business intelligence firm L2. Galloway, appearing on the latest episode of The Bottom Line with Henry Blodget, explained why he thinks Netflix will be the next $US300 billion company. Following is a transcript […]
SCOTT GALLOWAY: Netflix could be the next $300 billion company
Markets

Here’s why it’s time to sell Australia’s big banks again

Australia’s major banks have rallied strongly in recent weeks as the overall post-Brexit recovery in global markets lifted prices from multiyear lows. But it’s time to sell the banks again, according to Ross Barker, managing director of the $6.6 billion Australian Foundation Investment Company (AFIC). Barker told the AFR that […]
Here’s why it’s time to sell Australia’s big banks again
Tech

Facebook wants to change the way Australians use mobile banking

Social media behemoth Facebook is looking to partner with Australian banks to explore opportunities in mobile banking, in a move that could radically change the face of retail banks. Paul McCrory, head of financial services Australia at Facebook, said the $428 billion tech giant has built “huge mobile platforms” that […]
Facebook wants to change the way Australians use mobile banking