A Sniippet of weekly news

A Sniippet of weekly news

Welcome back to our third edition of a Sniippet of news. In this issue, we have crammed in some extra goodness with two new sections: personal finance tips and our meme of the week. It is always good to balance the ...
A Sniippet of weekly news

A Sniippet of weekly news

Welcome back to our second edition of a Sniippet of news.  Our one-minute weekly recap looks at some big government announcements and the return of sport. In our article summaries, we look at federal government help for the housing industry, ...
A Sniip of the weekly news

A Sniip of the weekly news

Here at Sniip, we’re making bill paying easier, faster and more manageable. That way, you can have more time for for getting on with the other things in your life, like reading the news. But even the news can do ...
Apple looking pale as coronavirus hits supply chains

Apple looking pale as coronavirus hits supply chains

Despite last week’s positive news from Chinese authorities the coronavirus has sent shockwaves through financial markets again this week. Technology behemoth Apple announced overnight that its supply chain has been affected by the outbreak and that sales for the quarter ...
Floods Replace Flames While Worldwide Virus Fears Ease

Floods Replace Flames While Worldwide Virus Fears Ease

In the words of Dorothea Mackellar the last few weeks have been a period Of droughts and flooding rains. While initially being celebrated the downpours are turning dangerous with many areas now experiencing severe flooding. The ongoing effects of bushfires ...
Bushfires and Coronavirus Cloud the Outlook for the Australian Economy

Bushfires and Coronavirus Cloud the Outlook for the Australian Economy

Welcome to this week’s Sniipet of news. Each week the team at Sniip trawl the web looking for key business and financial stories to sum up and pass along to you. The highs and the lows will always be present ...
A Sniippet of News 27/01/2020

A Sniippet of News 27/01/2020

Coronavirus – Authorities in China extend Lunar holiday to discourage travel Thousands of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus have led Chinese authorities to extend the traditional Lunar New Year holiday in an attempt to reduce travel and assist in ...
Why startups should love #Budget2018

Why startups should love #Budget2018

#Budget2018 was announced recently and, as usual, has resulted in an avalanche of feedback. Some of it has been positive. Some of it has been negative. Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, even described it simply as ...
Between a Rock and a Soft Copy, part 3: The struggle for billpayers.

Between a Rock and a Soft Copy, part 3: The struggle for billpayers.

In the last blog , we acknowledged the advantages and disadvantages of paper and digital billing, from a business stakeholder perspective. A key point derived was that if digital billing does not work for the consumer, then it does not work ...
Between a Rock and a Soft Copy, part 2: The struggle for billers.

Between a Rock and a Soft Copy, part 2: The struggle for billers.

As mentioned in a previous post , the recent treasury consultation paper into billing is to be commended for exploring ways to keep the Australian billing landscape fair. However, the paper also recognises several conflicting truths when it comes to ...