Female accountants hit the glass ceiling because of outdated work cultures and gender-based discrimination, research shows.

The UK Government is imposing a tax on sugary drinks to help tackle obesity, leaving many to wonder if the same thing would work in Australia.

The administrators of a collapsed training company have raised allegations of a massive rort.

Infrastructure Australia has released its 15-year Australian Infrastructure Plan, and it has already been used to argue for more local government involvement.

The WA Parliament has ratified big changes to the structure of Healthway, the scandal-ridden WA Government health promotion agency.

Australian experts have watched the watchers.

A big global bank is working on its own version of Bitcoin.

A potentially life-saving new Australian drug is on its way to market.

An eight-year sentence has been handed down in Australia's biggest-ever insider trading case.

Australia’s insurance world has been scrambling in response to damning revelation about Commonwealth Bank’s insurance arm.

There is renewed pressure this week on the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates, as the Australian rises on the back of global currency wars.

Tech giant Google has reported on a two-year effort to define the perfect work team.

There is more criticism this week of the recently-negotiated TPPA and its impact on public health schemes.

BHP’s Samarco joint venture has reached a settlement with the Brazilian government that will see it pay a minimum of $US1.7 billion over six years for a deadly tailings spill.

Australia’s top companies, across all industries, do better with more women on their executive teams.

Rising utility prices are a source of concern and outrage for Australian consumers, leading experts to look at ways to keep the system honest.

The chiefs companies hit with serious lawsuits often end up with a better reputation.

Fair Work Commission (FWC) vice-president Michael Lawler has resigned, ending a long-running legal dispute and leaving a big bill for time on leave.

ANU research says one in three families will be worse off under the Federal Government's planned changes to child care.

Reports say Brisbane City Council (BCC) signed a multi-million-dollar contract to sell city parkland to major donor to the Liberal National Party.

The WA Opposition says taxpayers have been ripped off by the $10.4 million sale of a division of the Water Corporation.

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