Business & Economy

Counting the cost of Customer Experience during COVID-19

The delicate economic balance between cost and customer experience was under the spotlight even before COVID-19. Now, the spotlight has been amped up as Australia resets how businesses interact with consumers.

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Niche manufacturing should lead Australian post-crisis agenda

While the post-COVID-19 recovery will be difficult, it provides opportunities to develop new technologies that can generate new businesses, industries, jobs, and sustainable, low-carbon growth.

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Implementing a circular economy fundamental to an environmentally and economically sustainable future.

Our modelling, commissioned by the CSIRO, shows by embracing a circular economy we can expect an increase in GDP of $23bn by 2025.

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Complex times: how can an executive coach help?

Sudden, impactful change inevitably evokes anxiety and stress. How can a coach help in these situations?

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Productivity key to repaying the COVID-19 debt

In Australia’s economic system productivity occurs fundamentally as a consequence of businesses seeking a competitive advantage.

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The implications of COVID-19 for marketers: the three phases they need to consider

When tough times suddenly arise, marketers need to re-boot their strategies.

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KPMG responds to passing of government’s JobKeeper legislation

The JobKeeper scheme is progressive in that it benefits the low-paid or stood-down worker relatively more and is aligned with the notion that members of the community need to support each other along the path to physical and economic recovery. 

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KPMG responds to government’s wage subsidy package

To me, really big measures are needed and this JobKeeper policy meets that need.

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Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, responds to second Federal Government stimulus package

The government’s main focus at the moment appears to be to strengthen the safety net designed to help individuals and families impacted by COVID-1.

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RBA adopts ‘whatever it takes’ approach to Quantitative Easing

The RBA was obliged to cut rates to 0.25%. It is right that monetary policy should be working in a co-ordinated manner with the government’s fiscal stimulus packages.

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Unflinching capital planning today the key to post-pandemic success

The overriding priority for most boards right now is hanging in there. But focusing on today at the expense of tomorrow is a bad approach to long-term survival.

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RBA at the monetary policy crossroads

The RBA will and should cut rates to 0.25 percent.

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Coronavirus: Stimulus package to arrest recession fears

KPMG modelling in a report published today estimates Australian GDP would be at least 0.9 percent lower in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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