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Smartcompany News and Analysis: Building your employer brand, Experts question Facebook business page changes, Healthcare group in receivership, Behind the billionaire soccer war

    Today on SmartCompany our marketing expert Nina Hendy takes a look at the emerging trend of employer branding, while deputy editor Madeleine Heffernan examines an unfair dismissal case from Britain which involves an employee who was fired for saying on LinkedIn that he was open to job opportunities. We look at the collapse of a leading healthcare firm, take in Facebook’s new brand timeline changes and in Entrepreneur Watch , James Thomson waves the yellow card at warring soccer billionaires Frank Lowy and Clive Palmer. News New Facebook profile design imposes new restrictions on SMEs, experts warn LinkedIn sacking case should have employers thinking about what data staff store on their accounts: Experts Leading healthcare, assisted living provider in receivership Woolworths sets up hotline for bullied suppliers to complain Cafes and restaurants sector welcomes sales jump but say changes to penalty rates still required CAPEX records unexpected fal

Financial and Forex Info News | The Australian Business Briefing Update: Electronics zap Woolies profit

Australian Business update for Thu Mar 01 Electronics zap Woolies profit Rebecca Thurlow SUPERMARKET giant Woolworths's net profit fell by 17pc, dragged down by the restructure of its Dick Smith electronics chain. Capital spending slips Enda Curran PRIVATE new capital spending on buildings and equipment fell 0.3pc to $37.92bn in the fourth quarter, Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows. James Murdoch quits News International JAMES Murdoch has stepped down as executive chairman of News International, the Rupert Murdoch-owned company's troubled British publishing unit. Bernanke cautious on US recovery Kristina Peterson and Michael R. Crittenden FED chairman Ben Bernanke warned that some US fundamentals were weak, but gave no hint of plans for bond buying by the central bank. Stocks cut losses, miners slide Sarah Turner THE stockmarket pared back steep opening losses today but miners continued to endure a sell-off, and the Australian dollar sl