Quick Guide: Business Expectations, June Quarter 2019 Interim Results

Posted by Stephen Koukoulas on Mar 14, 2019 2:38:29 PM

Businesses remain upbeat about the economic outlook, with the business expectations at a 15 year high. While the results are somewhat at odds with the more cautious – and even problematic outlook in the economy more broadly – expectations are over 10 per cent above the level of a year earlier. 

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Topics: Australian Business Expectations, Australian Economy

Analogue Trust Deed Data in the Digital World

Posted by Richard Atkinson on Mar 8, 2019 4:07:31 PM

In the mid-1990s, the digital revolution went into overdrive. The advent of household internet and the general public’s comprehension of the two-digit language that is binary code are just two things that changed the way we consume information forever.

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Topics: Know Your Customer, Trusts, Trust Registry

The Four Steps of CCR Participation

Posted by Jill Nelson on Mar 1, 2019 1:23:29 PM

Comprehensive Credit Reporting is a fixture of the Australian credit reporting landscape and while not yet compulsory, its presence gives credit providers a significant opportunity to benefit from the data made available by CCR participants.

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Topics: Comprehensive Credit Reporting, Finance, Credit Lenders

CCR and the Multi-Bureau Strategy

Posted by Jill Nelson on Mar 1, 2019 1:23:12 PM

The Australian Government and associated industry bodies have established a positive credit reporting system, with credit bureaus at the centre of this system.

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Topics: Comprehensive Credit Reporting, Finance, Credit Lenders

What are the Principles of Reciprocity & Data Exchange?

Posted by Jill Nelson on Mar 1, 2019 1:22:32 PM

 

Australia has lagged behind the rest of the developed world, with countries like the UK, USA and New Zealand already benefiting from positive credit reporting information.

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Topics: Comprehensive Credit Reporting, Finance, Credit Lenders

The CCR Advantage for Australian Credit Licence Holders

Posted by Jill Nelson on Mar 1, 2019 1:21:02 PM

Banks and credit providers in Australia are paving the way for comprehensive credit reporting after the federal government’s move to introduce mandatory data sharing was announced in 2017.

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Topics: Comprehensive Credit Reporting, Finance, Credit Lenders

Quick Guide: Business Expectations, June Quarter 2019 Preliminary Results

Posted by Stephen Koukoulas on Feb 5, 2019 9:20:08 AM

The illion Business Expectations Index has improved significantly over the first month of 2019, representing a major turnaround following last quarter’s bleak outlook.

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Topics: Australian Business Expectations, Australian Economy

Trust Your Data and Know Your Customer With illion’s Trust Registry

Posted by Tony Meredith on Dec 10, 2018 3:28:33 PM

Taking advantage of illion’s newly released Trust Registry has empowered Australian businesses to radically optimise their trust linking practises saving valuable resources.

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Topics: Know Your Customer, Trusts, Trust Registry

Quick Guide: Business Expectations, March Quarter 2019 Interim Results

Posted by Stephen Koukoulas on Dec 4, 2018 1:13:37 PM

The latest illion business expectations survey has confirmed a cooling in the economic outlook. The composite expectations index fell to its weakest level since the December quarter 2017, while the actual index dipped to its lowest level since the September quarter 2017.

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Topics: Australian Business Expectations, Australian Economy, Capital Investment

Is This the Swan Song of Australia’s Traditional Retailers?

Posted by David Kemp on Nov 28, 2018 12:33:22 PM

The retail industry in Australia has been in a state of flux for years. With the advent and subsequent popularity of online shopping and consumer spending habits constantly evolving, it’s now harder than ever for ‘bricks and mortar’ retail business owners to remain competitive let alone solvent. And it’s getting worse.

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Topics: Retail, Australian Economy, Business