Business & Finance

19 Jan 2018

blueprints: game, set, match – the Australian Open

Thomas Hounslow | bluenotes contributor

How much do doubles players earn compared with singles players at the Australian Open?

16 Jan 2018

Two must-read observations on NZ foreign investment

Con Williams | Rural Economist NZ, ANZ

The debate on the pros and cons that foreign investment provides for some of NZ’s key sectors is set to intensify in 2018.

15 Jan 2018

Hot desks go cold: rethinking open offices

Dominique Lyone | Managing Director at COS Working Spaces

Why the open-plan office sometimes doesn’t work - and what can be done about it.

12 Jan 2018

blueprints: booming movies

Thomas Hounslow | bluenotes contributor

It’s summer, it’s movie time so which flick is the greatest of all time? We have the figures to show you.

10 Jan 2018

Fintechs no longer revolting

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Once upon a time, fintech meant revolution – but it’s now part of the financial mainstream.

09 Jan 2018

Why social enterprise could be the next boom

Tom Cropper | Freelance Social Enterprise Journalist

Social enterprises in New Zealand and Australia are proving you can make money and do good at the same time.

05 Jan 2018

The value in analysing analytics

Michael Gibson | Senior Analytics Delivery Lead, ANZ

Analytics are important to the success of all business – but why is adoption typically so low?

05 Jan 2018

Restoring, rationalising and reinventing risk

Doug Nixon & Will De Vere Gould | Financial Services Partner & Director, EY Australia

There’s a fundamental shift underway in the way banks manage risk. Where will it all lead?

04 Jan 2018

You’re already in the business of technology

Sylvia Pennington | Small Business & Personal Finance Journalist

Futurist Chris Riddell offers insights on the technological future of business, trust and the customer.

03 Jan 2018

Your best of 2017

Jemma Wight | Production Editor, bluenotes

As we start a new year, enjoy – or re-enjoy – a selection of your favourite pieces from 2017.

19 Dec 2017

The craft: new frontiers for Australian micro-brewing

Shane White | Senior production editor, bluenotes

With Australia covered, craft beer producers are looking offshore for their next round – and Asia has a thirst for the product.

18 Dec 2017

China strategy: focus on the niches

Xiaoguang Huang | CEO Greater China, ANZ

As we come to the end of 2017, we look at ANZ’s future strategy in China.

15 Dec 2017

blueprints: paying for Christmas

Thomas Hounslow | bluenotes contributor

Going deeper into credit-card debt seems to be a common Australian Christmas tradition.

15 Dec 2017

A new kind of mental health support

Gerard Kerr | Head of Life Insurance, Wealth, ANZ

Insurance has an opportunity to improve by considering how it can support mental illness beyond merely honouring policies.

14 Dec 2017

Mindset: the final piece of the success puzzle

Guy Mendelson | General Manager, Small Business Banking at ANZ

Australian businesses have the means and capability to change the way they do business – but do they have they mindset?

11 Dec 2017

The new order for NZ food

Briar McCormack | New Zealand editor

A new generation of consumers is changing the game when it comes to food – not just what we’re buying but how we’re buying it.