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Square Peg invests in telehealth start-up Doctor Anywhere

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Australia largest venture capital fund, Square Peg Capital, has led a $44 million investment in Singaporean telehealth start-up Doctor Anywhere, believing the coronavirus pandemic will accelerate the healthcare sector’s technological shift. The fund on Tuesday announced it had joined with the Singapore government’s investment arm EDBI and south-east Asian hospital …

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Webjet still working on coronavirus bailout

That price is below the $3.76 price Webjet shares last traded at and significantly lower than the $13.07 mark they were at the start of January. Alternatively, the company is in talks with American private equity firm KKR about a potential funding deal in return for a 30 to 40 …

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IAG holds guidance as QBE and BOQ withdraw forecasts

Mr Lim said if there is a recession, as most in the market expect, then history suggested insurance company revenue from premiums would take a hit. However, he added the impact of recessions on insurance companies was generally more of a short-term hit, compared with banks, that suffered the consequences …

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Flipping my business strategy because of coronavirus

This means my husband is home each day and has taken over being the stay at home parent, whilst I become the full time work from home parent. I know many parents are adjusting to similar changes to their circumstances, financially and domestically. There are times this week that I …

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Friend or boss? How to set boundaries

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Your boss might also run into difficulties during performance reviews – it’s hard not to letfriendly relationships get in the way of what might otherwise be tricky conversations. Imagine how much more difficult it could be for your friend-boss to address performance issues or answer your questions around pay and …

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Myer to close all 60 stores for four weeks

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Troubled department store Myer has joined the swathes of Australian retailers closing doors and standing down staff, announcing late on Friday night it would shut its 60 stores from close of business Sunday for at least one month. The company said in a statement to the stock exchange it would …

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