Hr & Staffing
Tony Featherstone By using a blunt axe, some companies make redundancy programs a whole lot worse.
Almost 200 workers will lose their jobs after the makers of Mortein and Dettol announced plans to shut down its only Australian manufacturing facility in Sydney.
Michael Baker Ten questions to answer before committing to an online-only future.
Courtney Trenwith The mining boom is being blamed for much of the dramatic rise in the number of failed WA businesses forced into external administration.
Adele Horin Male workers on average salaries are the biggest victims of age discrimination, a study shows.
Mark Hawthorne Wasted work hours cost Australian businesses an astonishing $109 billion each year.
Tony Featherstone We need young people who can ‘create’ rather than ‘apply’ for their jobs.
Ben Butler The Personal Property Securities Register opens for business on Monday, replacing 40 registers and 70 laws around Australia.
Max Mason A new study shows pay and bonuses are unlikely to help drive success for SMEs.
The books of up to 350 real estate agents will be scrutinised by the New South Wales Fair Work Ombudsman over fears some staff are not being paid correctly.
Michael Pascoe Small businesses treated as second-class citizens, but they keep the country functioning.
Henrietta Cook Menswear chain to shed staff and close a third of its stores immediately.
Belinda Williams Frugal bosses cop a lot of flak at Christmas time. But are employees expecting too much?
Business Maxims Don't neglect one of the most vital pieces of insurance for a small business owner.
Businesses that incorrectly attribute price rises to carbon pricing are being scrutinised by the competition watchdog.
Alexandra Cain Small businesses are increasingly adapting their operations to survive in a challenging market.
Anneli Knight A positive workplace creates much more than a 'feel good' factor, it leads to happier and more engaged employees and higher productivity. And a good business leader can learn how to set the tone.
If you're thinking about ditching the office, take advice from those who have made it work, writes Matthew Benns.
SMEs have embraced the internet but 16 per cent don't use anti-virus software and 30 per cent don't use a protective firewall: study.
Whats Your Problem Q. We're setting up a travel business to India. What should we be aware of?