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FINAL Bankwest EP 1 - Productivity - John Williams

1/17/2019
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Small business expert Christo Hall hosts the Bankwest Business Insights Podcast series. The series is an instructive and educational guide that aims to help small business owners harness the power of productivity, learn how to innovate and create a business plan for success. The benefits of improved productivity are significant, ranging from increased profitability, to more satisfied customers and happier employees. John Williams, Head of Business Process Management at Bankwest joins Christo...

Duration:00:13:06

FINAL Bankwest Ep 3 - Business Planning - Kate Eccles

1/17/2019
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Small business expert Christo Hall hosts the Bankwest Business Insights Podcast series. The series is an instructive and educational guide that aims to help small business owners harness the power of productivity, learn how to innovate and create a business plan for success. The benefits of improved productivity are significant, ranging from increased profitability, to more satisfied customers and happier employees. John Williams, Head of Business Process Management at Bankwest joins Christo...

Duration:00:15:29

FINAL Bankwest Ep 2 - Innovation - Richard McAllister

1/17/2019
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Small business expert Christo Hall hosts the Bankwest Business Insights Podcast series. The series is an instructive and educational guide that aims to help small business owners harness the power of productivity, learn how to innovate and create a business plan for success. The benefits of improved productivity are significant, ranging from increased profitability, to more satisfied customers and happier employees. John Williams, Head of Business Process Management at Bankwest joins Christo...

Duration:00:17:05

Episode 1: Bedtonic

11/25/2018
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Leaving a successful drive-thru coffee business behind, it was time for Julie to look to the next chapter in her life. With Julie’s mother being a seamstress, she fell in love with natural textures and fibres from an early age. With this, Bedtonic was born - an online store selling quality French linen and loungewear. Julie talks to Nat about her business journey - from travelling overseas to find suppliers, to launching (and relaunching) her website, getting her first order and her foray...

Duration:00:21:30

Episode 2: Boom Fitness

11/25/2018
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Adam and Jackson went from being personal trainers on their own to joining forces and opening two fitness studios in Perth. In this podcast, Adam and Jackson share the ups and downs of running a business, what they learnt along the way, and how backing each other was key to their success.

Duration:00:14:44

Episode 3: Mister Nosh

11/25/2018
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With a desire to share her love of fresh, homemade food, Lea opened a café in Fremantle, Western Australia. But as economic conditions changed, Lea made a bold business decision to close the café and transform into a wholesale business. Mister Nosh ready-made meals are now stocked in supermarkets across Perth. In this episode, Lea talks about her challenges with cash flow, the importance of mentors and the value of thinking outside of the box.

Duration:00:15:58

Episode 4: Langer Chiropractic & Soft Tissue Therapy

11/25/2018
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Following his studies, Jonathon heeded advice from his father who was a small business owner to work in a business before starting his own. A few years later, Jonathon opened a business, focusing on chiropractic and soft tissue therapy. In this episode, Jonathon shares his experiences with building loyal clientele, opening up the business to social media, the importance of delegation to avoid burnout, recruiting staff and managing cash flow.

Duration:00:18:01

Episode 5: The Small Business Lounge

11/25/2018
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Brooke started her career as a receptionist in the medical industry, eventually becoming a practice manager and medical software trainer. After becoming a mum, Brooke changed tack and started a bookkeeping business and found many clients were seeking advice about other services such as marketing. Brooke created a second small business to help other small businesses ‘ignite to the next level’. Nat chats with Brooke and Monica as they explore getting your business name out there, preparing for...

Duration:00:18:54

What do the Federal and State budgets mean for WA?

5/18/2018
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In the wake of the Federal and WA State Budgets released recently, what are the implications for the Western Australian economy? Bankwest Chief Economist Alan Langford unpacks all the details.

Duration:00:09:57

A look ahead to the Federal and State Budgets 2018

5/1/2018
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Bankwest Chief Economist Alan Langford looks into his crystal ball as he looks ahead to the to the Federal and State budgets and what might lie in store for the WA economy.

Duration:00:06:10

The future of work - what will it look like?

4/18/2018
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In this edition of the Bankwest Economic Insights podcast Professor Alan Duncan from the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre drops into the Bankwest cafe for a latte and a discussion on robots, automation and the future of work in Australia. Is it all robots, robots, robots or will we still be needed in the workplaces of tomorrow?

Duration:00:11:17

Are the building blocks of the recovery in the WA economy slowly falling into place?

3/26/2018
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In this episode of the Bankwest Economic Insights podcast Bankwest Chief Economist Alan Langford gives his thoughts on agricultural optimism, commodity prices, WA's employment and those all important green shoots of recovery.

Duration:00:07:45

The pay gap and gender equity in 2018

3/14/2018
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In this episode of the podcast we hear from Rebecca Cassells, Associate Professor from the Bankwest Curtin Economic Centre about the report she has co-authored in association with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. Entitled "Gender Equity Insights 2018: Inside Australia’s Gender Pay Gap" the report is available on the BCEC's website.

Duration:00:07:57

The cost of living in WA and a review of 2017

12/6/2017
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Hear from Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Director Prof Alan Duncan and Bankwest Chief Economist Alan Langford as they chat about the BCEC's latest report on the cost of living in WA, and peer into the crystal ball to see what's in store for the State's economy in 2018.

Duration:00:09:38

Western Australia's rural and regional economy

11/10/2017
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On this episode we take a look at the opportunities and challenges facing Western Australia's rural and regional economy with Bankwest Chief Economist Alan Langford and WA State manager of Business Banking Richard Bator.

Duration:00:10:48

The case for GST reform in WA

10/25/2017
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In this episode we hear from Bankwest Chief Economist Alan Langford on the need for GST reform in Western Australia, the Director of the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Alan Duncan talks about the impact of Airbnb on the WA tourism industry and Bankwest's head of Business Banking WA Richard Bator calls on WA businesses to stand up and be counted.

Duration:00:10:55

The WA State Budget 2017

9/7/2017
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Bankwest Chief Economist Alan Langford gives his thoughts on the WA State Budget just minutes after Treasurer Ben Wyatt has handed it down.

Duration:00:09:30

Power to the People: WA's Energy Future

8/27/2017
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In this episode we take a look at the future of the energy market in Western Australia following the release of an in-depth report on the issue from the Bankwest Curtin Economic Centre (BCEC). We hear from the BCEC's director Professor Alan Duncan as well as the founder and David Martin, the managing director of energy trading start-up Power Ledger.

Duration:00:16:16

A look at financial year ahead

8/7/2017
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The first podcast of the new financial year sees Bankwest chief economist looking ahead at what's in store for the WA economy in the coming 12 months.

Duration:00:11:47

Educate Australia Fair? Educational inequality in 2017

7/5/2017
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This week we take a look at 'Educate Australia Fair?' - the new report from the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre which looks at educational inequality in Australia in 2017.

Duration:00:13:15