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Phil Dobbie

It's the gig economy, stupid

Thursday, 16 February 2017 19:16 Published in Economy

The vast majority of new jobs in the UK were created by the self-employed. Unless we’ve had a sudden rush of entrepreneurialism, it’s a warning sign that the gig economy is changing the structure of work.

I’ll Do Anything for Trump, But I Won’t Do That

Sunday, 22 January 2017 20:17 Published in Satire

Theresa May couldn’t be more excited. She’d been granted an audience with the Trump – the first world leader to see the new President before he was shot, had a heart attack or declared America bankrupt. She even beat Benjamin Netanyahu to the punch.

An expat returns to the UK to find the nation being destroyed by a reality TV star and a banker with narcissistic tendencies. 


Wednesday, 19 October 2016 01:37 Published in CrossTalk

CrossTalk was a weekly half-hour podcast produced from January 2013 till July 2015 for Australian telecommunications industry journal CommsDay. It touched on many significant issues affecting the industry, attracting outspoken comments from many industry leaders. It was a favourite of the Communications Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, who referred to it during many public events.

The Morning Call - new daily finance podcast

Monday, 29 August 2016 00:52 Published in Economy

I have kicked off a new daily finance and markets podcast with the National Australia Bank. Here's the first episode.

At last, with LinkedIn Microsoft sees some sense

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 10:20 Published in Technology

Microsoft's plan to buy LinkedIn makes perfect sense. The question is, what will capitalise on the opportunity?

So Long and Thanks For All the Fish

Monday, 13 June 2016 19:35 Published in BallsRadio

The last edition of Balls Radio from Australia. The last chance to dissect the week's news - and find out what's coming next.

The End is Nigh!

Monday, 06 June 2016 15:54 Published in BallsRadio

Will Britain leave the EU? Will Abbott replace Turnbull? Will Trump kill us all? Who knows. But we know Balls is readying to leave Australia.

Towards Political Armageddon

Monday, 30 May 2016 18:42 Published in BallsRadio

A Britain isolated. A US ridiculed. An Australia divided. Politics is taking the world to a very ugly place. Still, lots for Balls Radio to make fun of.

Lose an election, lose your house, lose your leg

Monday, 23 May 2016 20:13 Published in BallsRadio

As Trump prepares to lose an election, Aussies should get ready to lose their house, as a Kiwi migrant loses a leg. That and more on this week's Balls Radio.

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