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Tony Featherstone writes on Personal Finance specialising in Superannuation & SMSFs, Specialist Investments.

Over time for debate on unpaid white-collar work
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Over time for debate on unpaid white-collar work

Greater clarity needed on what is ‘reasonable’ for extra work without pay.

  • by Tony Featherstone

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Tourism backlash overseas provides lessons for Australia
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Tourism backlash overseas provides lessons for Australia

No holiday for locals who are struggling with hordes of international tourists.

  • by Tony Featherstone
Is it time to kill the office Christmas party?
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Is it time to kill the office Christmas party?

Inappropriate behaviour is unacceptable, but has the work party become sanitised beyond usefulness?

  • by Tony Featherstone
Cyber security a risk to small business project wins
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Cyber security a risk to small business project wins

The need for corporates and governments to defend supply chains has never been greater.

  • by Tony Featherstone
Does your workplace need more light?
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Does your workplace need more light?

Time to see the (natural) light for a happier office environment.

  • by Tony Featherstone
Clueless companies create cybercrime risk for customers
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Clueless companies create cybercrime risk for customers

More work is needed to educate customers on the risk of online and telemarketing fraud.

  • by Tony Featherstone
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Is it too easy to return goods to stores?
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Is it too easy to return goods to stores?

Lax return policies and processes cost companies – and honest shoppers – money.

  • by Tony Featherstone
Risks in too much business input in university degrees
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Risks in too much business input in university degrees

Unis must not let courses become short-term corporate training seminars.

  • by Tony Featherstone
Name of the game is friendly service
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Name of the game is friendly service

Building customer rapport through small sales gestures has never been more valuable.

  • by Tony Featherstone
Employee or contractor? The grey area that can turn nasty
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Employee or contractor? The grey area that can turn nasty

As the Gig Economy blurs lines in worker status, small business must be alert.

  • by Tony Featherstone
Shameless EOFY marketing encourages small-business blunders
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Shameless EOFY marketing encourages small-business blunders

Seven traps to avoid as companies employ aggressive June 30 sales tactics.

  • by Tony Featherstone