Employer Penalties Jump
Last night the Senate passed legislation delivering a ten-fold increase to employer penalties for breaching the Fair Work Act
Artificial Intelligence - Are The Machines Taking Over?
The debate on Artificial Intelligence continues to rage globally, but what can this mean for your business, and are the machines really going to take over the world?
The Issues with Family Owned Businesses
I’ve often joked with clients that the difference between doing business with family and independent third parties is:
"With third parties, you should have written agreements, with family those...
Personal Leave Rules and Obligations
Australia's in the midst of one of the worst flu seasons on record, with a cost to the Australian economy of billions of dollars in lost productivity not to mention the cost to the health system....
Don’t Ignore Your Internal Clients
While we all might initially think of a customer as being someone who pays your business for goods or services, many businesses forget their “internal clients” and how integral they are to the...
How Much Should You Trust Staff When Running Your Business?
Trust is something you need to have on your staff, but how far should you take it in your business?
Delegation – Is it Actually Helping You?
Many of us have heard that we need to delegate. Delegation appears to be a challenge for most people. They find it hard to hand work over, or don’t feel they have someone to give it to. Team...
Penalty Rate Cut a Bonus for Hospitality Businesses
This week the Australian Government’s Fair Work Commission put forward recommendations to cut the penalty rates for some workers including those in the hospitality industry.