Host Stefan Posthuma finds the people who are the movers and shakers in business, and brings them together to get to the essence of the financial issues of the day.
Struggling With Social Welfare
Australia's social security system is notoriously difficult to navigate. It's also punitive in nature. So why are some of our most vulnerable people finding getting a leg up so hard? This episode we explore the complexity of social security, and how things can change.
Guests: Leanne Ho - CEO of Economic Justice Australia and Julius Golab - solicitor at the Welfare Rights Centre.
Will Stamp Duty Reform Work?
Amid a perpetual rise in interest rates, the NSW Government have announced their First Home Buyer Choice scheme. A reform to stamp duty which gives first home buyers the option to opt out of stamp duty - and into an annual tax. This episode, we explore stamp duty as an impediment to property purchasing, and how the NSW government’s policy might affect housing affordability.
Guests: Harry Scheule - Professor of Finance at the University of Technology Sydney and Simon Pressley - Founder, and head of property market research at Propertyology.
What will Australia look like in 2030? Rocky Scopelliti is a futurologist, an author, a speaker and a researcher of the confluence of demographics and technological change. He joins the show this week to talk about the major trends that will affect the trajectory of Australia as we move into the next decade.
Contract Brewing: Opportunity vs Stigma
Contract brewing is having your brand's beer made by a third party, at a facility often far from the stated home of your label. This episode we discuss the opportunity contract provides industry up-starts and also the stigma that is often associated with the practice.
Guests: Pavlina Jasovska – Lecturer in International Business and Strategy at the UTS Business School, and Sam Maccaulay - Senior lecturer in strategy and innovation at the University of Queensland.
How To Strengthen Supply Chains
Over the last two years global supply chains have been massively disrupted and are still on their way to recovery. This episode we ask the question of how to we strength supply chains and build in resilience to copy with unforeseen events.
Guest: Sanjoy Paul from the UTS Business School
The Future Of Buy Now Pay Later
Buy now pay later apps have seen a boom in the last five years. But as with any emerging industry, regulation is lagging. This episode we look at the growth of buy now pay later and what might the industry see in the future.
Guests: Thomas Matthys from the UTS Business School and Nikesh Lalchandani from the Emerging Payments Association of Asia.