Health and safety


Start getting across the new OHS rules

3:16PM | Wednesday, 2 March 2011 |  There are 10 months until the new occupational health and safety regime is ushered in, so businesses need to start getting their heads around the changes.

Top 10 ways to prepare your business for disasters

2:52PM | Friday, 11 February 2011 |  The clean-up from the floods is well underway, but how can you ensure your business isn’t sunk by a future disaster?

Catering company

2:37PM | Wednesday, 2 February 2011 |  The catering business is considered one of the most lucrative and profitable home-based business ventures, with a high potential for expansion and growth.

Help your workers stretch – literally

1:41PM | Wednesday, 12 January 2011 |  Down here at Taskmaster Enterprises I am often talking about stretching my employees, both in terms of their skills and well, their muscles.

Reflecting on kids’ safety

1:21PM | Wednesday, 5 January 2011 |  A focus on child safety could be the basis for a standalone business.

Business leaders in need of break

12:03PM | Tuesday, 21 December 2010 |  A new study has found four in 10 business and government leaders show signs of anxiety, depression and other personality disorders.

Lobby group COSBOA installs new chairman

11:32PM | Monday, 29 November 2010 |  The Council of Small Business of Australia has appointed Geoff Fader as its new chairman, following the departure of Bob Stanton.

Firms granted delay to national consumer laws

11:18PM | Monday, 22 November 2010 |  Businesses in the retail and telecommunications sectors have been granted a 12-month transition period to adjust to the new Australian Consumer Law.

Virgin move into hotel sector a good sign for start-ups

11:07PM | Thursday, 18 November 2010 |  The Australian Hotels Association claims Virgin Group’s plan to move into the Australian hotel sector indicates the health of the hospitality industry.

South Australian start-ups ahead of the pack

11:39PM | Wednesday, 17 November 2010 |  According to a new survey start-ups in South Australia are best-placed for success, with the state notching up the strongest business conditions in Australia.