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Going plane crazy

6:28AM | Monday, 2 June 2014 |  Old Taskmaster explains a crucial difference between high-flying ideals and being on the right track.

THE NEWS WRAP: Associated Press Twitter hack costs markets $US136 billion

4:14AM | Wednesday, 24 April 2013 |  The Associated Press Twitter account has been hacked, with a hoax message wiping $US136 billion off markets.

THE NEWS WRAP: Quadrant Private Equity sells stake in Red Rooster, Oporto

6:25AM | Tuesday, 14 June 2011 |  Quadrant Private Equity has sold its 75% stake in fast-food chains Red Rooster and Oporto to rival Archer Capital for $450 million, in what is the largest deal of its kind this year.

Sir Richard Branson’s entrepreneurial career advice

5:32AM | Friday, 27 May 2011 |  Virgin Group founder Sir Richard runs through the opportunities, and dangers, of being a top entrepreneur.

THE NEWS WRAP: Australia’s deficit is $10 billion worse than last thought:Forecaster

5:11AM | Thursday, 5 May 2011 |  Next week’s budget could show that Australia’s deficit is $10 billion worse than last thought, an economic forecaster has predicted.

THE NEWS WRAP: Former Harvard contemporaries of Mark Zuckerberg lose appeal

4:16AM | Tuesday, 12 April 2011 |  Two former Harvard contemporaries of Mark Zuckerberg have lost their appeal against a 2008 settlement over who came up with the idea for Facebook.

Coles under fire for ‘pregnancy discrimination’

3:35PM | Friday, 11 March 2011 |  The Fair Work Ombudsman is urging employers to be wary of workplace discrimination after Coles came under fire for transferring some pregnant staff to lower paid, less labour-intensive roles.

Sir Richard Branson

2:15AM | Friday, 25 February 2011 |  I wasn't really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going.

Virgin Blue accused of sacking pregnant staff

2:44PM | Wednesday, 23 February 2011 |  Small businesses are being urged to review their redundancy policies after two Virgin Blue staff were allegedly made redundant because they were pregnant or taking parental leave.

Christchurch earthquake could drive up reinsurance pricing

2:13PM | Wednesday, 23 February 2011 |  The devastating earthquake in Christchurch may have an impact on reinsurance pricing across the Tasman with premiums potentially rising for Australian businesses.