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Why recording and reporting are vital in workplace safety

Good documentation of workplace safety data helps leaders keep their fingers on the pulse of organisational safety by recording and reporting claims and premium data, which can have a positive flow-on effect on the premiums they have to pay.

Why workplace safety should be part of the planning process

WorkSafe have found that safety in many SMBs isn't delegated to a responsible party, and is instead juggled on an ad hoc basis. This lack of planning has far-reaching impacts on a business' ability to cut costs, especially WorkCover premiums. Here's how to integrate workplace safety into your other business functions.

Do you measure up to the first pillar of workplace safety?

In a bid to lessen the complexities around business owner's roles and responsibilities to OHS, WorkSafe has developed the 'Seven Pillars of Safety'. The first pillar sets out clear top down responsibility, delegation and KPI’s for OHS and Return To Work (RTW). How well does your business measure up?

A look at the seven pillars of workplace safety

All SMBs should integrate workplace safety into business management systems, practice prevention rather than reaction and show commitment from owners to the process. Use the seven pillars of safety as a guideline to making this happen in your business.


Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...