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90% of organisations say employee legislation and awards are confusing or contradictory, and need...
New research from Australia’s leading network in payroll training, consultancy and advisory has found that more than 9 in 10 organisations find government legislation or employee awards difficult to interpret, with most agreeing that many of these clauses need to be revised or made simpler.
The principles below have been created to guide organisations in a crisis, enabling them to act swiftly and ensure stakeholders are kept informed with engaging, timely and actionable communications.
For brands and businesses of all sizes, one of the most conventional marketing staples is the print catalogue. Unfortunately for this quaint relic from a bygone era, COVID-19 has accelerated the rise of eCommerce in Australia and shifted consumer habits, moving people even further away from a tactile reading experience onto a screen-based, digital experience
People don’t change jobs, they change leaders. When our habits are unproductive, the people influenced by them will form their own unproductive habits to survive in that environment. This stifles innovation, productivity and commitment.
Life is fueled by energy, frequency and vibration so it's safe to say COVID-19 is a potent energy depressant. The onus is on leaders to take this challenge head on.
So you run that exit interview when a valued employee walks out the door. But then what? It is a question many bosses find hard...
According to a study by Slack, 1 in 2 workers would quit their jobs if employers provided no hybrid work offerings and forced full-time office work on them.
Successful businesses are often the most difficult to improve, but without constant progression, it is easy to reach a plateau. Knowing where to look may be difficult, but here are seven areas to consider.
Every few months sees a major employee underpayment scandal – companies announcing that they have made payroll errors that have impacted thousands...
While there have been numerous innovations to improve the effectiveness of compliance training, one that has shown extraordinary results is game-based learning.
As a new business owner, determining how to allocate your budget is one of the most difficult (and important) decisions you will have to make.
How many times over the past week have you read, seen or heard the words “The Great Resignation”? Employee engagement is at an all time low, people are tired and people are walking out.
Remote working must be a deliberate and well thought out model that, like all aspects of startup life, is a process of refinement and iteration to land on the most effective way of working.
If you're considering changing phone systems, or you're a new business wanting a system to grow with you, make sure that Fonality is part of your decision process.
The techies over at IT research and advisory firm Gartner Inc have defined Big Data as “high-volume, high-velocity and high-variety information assets”. Some industry observers...
Without good people supporting you, it's very difficult to scale and pursue every opportunity presented, whether that's through winning loyal customers who refer you to others, or maintaining your market edge through innovation.
Soft skills are the personal attributes that are needed to succeed in the workplace. They’re often related to how employees work with others (otherwise known as ‘people skills’)
ATO Assistant Commissioner Karen Foat says that a systematic review of claims has found, and disallowed, some very unusual expenses.
In the endless pursuit of ‘new leads’, far too many business owners and professionals in the B2B space overlook the obvious. That’s...
But pricing is not an exact science and data alone is not enough to decide the numbers. Psychology, art, maths, science and a little intuition are all key ingredients to successful pricing.