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...all Modern Award rates will increase by 3.3 per cent (with weekly wages rounded to the nearest $0.10) and the National Minimum Wage will increase by 3.3 per cent to $18.29 per hour (and $694.00 per week for a full-time employee), an increase of $0.59 per hour.

New research has revealed that 78% of Australia’s small business owners (SBOs) don’t fully understand the $20K tax break, with 67% of them not making the most of the opportunity in the lead up to June 30.

H&R Blocks’ Director of Communications, Mark Chapman in partnership with Officeworks has provided small businesses with tips to help prepare for the end of financial year.

The prospect of owning your own business is an appealing one, especially in the current environment, where discussion of entrepreneurship is frequent.

Scott Morrison delivered his second budget in May and there is barely a ripple in the water. No huge sweeping reforms, no budget emergencies, it was almost a non-event.

Like many businesses, when we started out, social responsibility wasn’t on our radar. Our focus was just chasing the sale and hoping that something stuck!

Organisational culture is an intangible entity. As such, it is important to identify observable behaviours that indicate your organisation’s culture, as well as its alignment to your customer strategy and objectives.

Business owners need to be ready for wage rate increases and Award changes, as well as penalty rate changes coming into effect on 1 July 2017.

Productivity is now looked at as overall human capital productivity. It has become the assessment of human and business efficiency – and, in particular, the focus is on workforce productivity.

StartupAUS, Australia's peak advocacy group for startups, acknowledged support for fintech in the 2017-18 Federal Budget, but noted there was a lack of focus on innovation or entrepreneurship.

With 22.3% of students at Australian universities being international students, it’s important that they aren’t disregarded for employment, especially if they are receiving the same education as local students.

The good news is that the ability to lead through uncertainty is a learnable skill. In fact, it is perhaps the most important skill for leaders today to master. And the place to start is to become expert in managing ourselves.

All industries bring new products to market – whether they be new product categories, markets, segments, or industries. But not every company gets it right.

Who can justify having Australian businesses pay over $22 billion annually in payroll tax to the individual States for the sole reason that they are employing people?

Alongside internships, Outcome.Life help their clients to choose the right Professional Year provider, ensuring that students not only kickstart their career, but also achieve permanent residency status where appropriate.

Like it or not, believe it or not, the new era of business is as much about feeling as it is about thinking. As much about trusting as it is about testing. As much about emotion, intuition and instinct as it is about listening, learning & leveraging.

Better preparation through immersive VR Training allows trainees to understanding escalating situations and work out in complete safety strategies to avoid violence.

Culture Amp bagged the EOA ‘Best Small to Medium Enterprise Succession Plan’ award at the Employee Ownership Australia Awards.

In business, we often call someone a “romantic” if we view them as utterly naïve or overly idealistic. We also use the term to dismiss all-too-optimistic outlooks or ideas that appear foolish. Sometimes, in meetings, we are told to “stop romanticizing.” So we do.

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