Thursday, August 22, 2019

Highly-paid miners to opt out of Workplace Relations, says bosses

Miners and other resource sector workers earning more than $142,000 a year should be able to waive their rights in the workplace relations system...

Are you sure you want to buy THAT business?

Many of us Queenslanders have felt the entrepreneurial pull of running our own business at one time or another. The attraction of...

The True Cost of an Unfair Dismissal

What constitutes an unfair dismissal? ‘Unfair dismissal’ is a phrase on the rise but is still a term that...

Do you employ casuals? You need to know this

In October 2018, most modern awards were changed to include a model casual conversion clause. This clause has implications for businesses who...

Prime Minister pledges to cut red tape, reform IR

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to slash government red tape to unlock investment and opened the door to industrial relations reform, challenging business...

FNQ starved for workers but visa applicants continually denied

The number of skilled migrants applying to work in Far North Queensland has grown exponentially in the past five years however local business advocates...

Two Factors in Creating a Sellable and Valuable Business

Starting and running a small business is one of the toughest jobs in Queensland. It's plain hard work. According to the first edition of the...

SMEs urged to act fast on $30,000 asset write-off

SME lender OnDeck Australia is urging SMEs to act fast to secure finance ahead of 30 June 2019 to take advantage of the $30,000...

Back to basics – Assaults in the workplace and having a reliable witness

Although assaults in the workplace are not overly common, there have been a number of Queensland decisions involving employees who have suffered injuries from...
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Pride the most common feeling for small businesses during EOFY

Xero has recently released research on Australian small-business owners’ attitudes and feelings towards their end of financial year (EOFY) reporting and compliance requirements. Contrary to...