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Goodbye to the crowded office: how coronavirus will change the way we work together

Staggered shifts, enforced flexitime, and 24/7 operations may become the norm, along with working remotely.

What is Dalgona coffee? The whipped coffee trend taking over the internet during coronavirus isolation

According to Google Trends, “Dalgona coffee” has become the most searched type of coffee worldwide.

Don’t panic: Australia has truly excellent food security

Australia ranks among the most food secure nations in the world, and is in the top 10 countries for food affordability and availability.

The next employment challenge from coronavirus: how to help the young

The young are always hardest hit during economic downturns – needing to make the transition from education to work at a time when there are few new jobs on offer.

The last thing companies should be doing right now is paying dividends

OPINION: “Many very large companies have too little cash to ride out sharp downturns.”

More Australians are worried about a recession and an increasingly selfish society than about coronavirus itself

Young people admit to buying larger than normal amounts of medication and food than older people in recent study.

Look who’s talking: Australia’s telcos, banks and supermarkets granted exemption to cartel laws

The watchdog has decided the benefits of permitting competitors to cooperate to secure the supply of essentials goods outweigh the risks.

What actually are ‘essential services’ and who decides?

While we have seen many businesses reduce or close their operations, many are waiting for further announcements to potentially close all “non-essential” services.

Which jobs are most at risk from the coronavirus shutdown?

“It’s reasonable to think the jobs of about 900,000 are already under threat.” – Jeff Borland, Professor of Economics, University of Melbourne.

Six strategies to juggle work and young kids at home

To entertain and home school your children while working from home is going to take self-awareness, planning, communication and technology.