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How can businesses capitalise on (and avoid the pitfalls of) key travel trends this year?

Business travel can be the best way for your burgeoning business to network and make the most of opportunities both within and outside of...

The business travel trends taking flight in 2017

Australian businesses are requiring their employees to travel more – and farther afield – than at any time in the past. This is due to increased...

How SMEs can prepare for a mobile workforce

Improvements in workplace and personal technology are enabling SMEs to operate with a more mobile workforce. According to IDC, in 2015, more than one...

6 rules for dealing with workplace accidents

Accidents happen. If one of your employees gets injured, it can have a big impact on your business. Following some simple rules can make all the difference when you have a workers compensation claim.

6 ways to promote a healthy workspace

When you spend 40 hours a week (or more) doing work in a repetitive manner it can become problematic to health, especially the work involves a computer. Here are some basic steps that act as preventative measures against office-induced injuries.

Creating a crash-free culture among mobile workers

Each year there are more than 600,000 road crashes, 200,000 reported injuries and 1,300 people killed. So, for any business with mobile workers, getting drivers home safely each day is a primary goal.

Don’t discriminate: What you need to know about discrimination and equal opportunity laws

Discrimination and equal opportunity laws apply in all parts of Australia, putting the onus on employers to make workplaces free of discrimination, including sexual harassment. How up to date are you on amendments made to the legislation last year? Here's what every employer needs to know.

New Workplace Health and Safety Laws – are you compliant?

Important new Workplace Health and Safety Laws commenced around Australia on 1 January 2012, and now almost six months on, businesses should take another look at the legislation and ensure they're complying or risk fines of up to $3 million.

SMBs neglect travelling employees duty of care: study

Businesses are becoming complacent when it comes to their duty of care towards employees required to travel for work, a new study has found.

New WHS legislation – is your business ready?

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) laws are undergoing their biggest overhaul in a generation with the introduction of nationally harmonised legislation in 2012. Here's what you need to do to get your business ready.

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Australia facing its worst economic contraction in history

The ABS confirmed Australia’s first recession since 1990 after recording two consecutive quarters of economic decline. After being hammered by the pandemic, bushfires and drought,...

Let’s Talk: Investing to Succeed

Figuring out where to best invest your time and money is a difficult task. As businesses scale, leaders’ daily tasks become more and more...

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment offered to Victorian workers living in NSW or SA

People who live in New South Wales and South Australia but work in Victoria are now eligible for a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment...

Afterpay doubles revenue and partners with Worldpay to go global

Despite the global economic slow-down, the shift to online spending and move from traditional forms of credit have boosted Afterpay’s position domestically and internationally. Afterpay...