5:23PM | Friday, 13 May 2011 | A new survey reveals 57% of small businesses predict a stronger business performance in the next six months, despite research that suggests employers could struggle to recruit and retain talent.
5:04PM | Thursday, 12 May 2011 | New figures reveal the unemployment rate remained at 4.9% in April but the economy lost more than 22,000 jobs, blurring predictions of the next interest rate rise.
5:46PM | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | A National Workforce Development Fund, bringing 130,000 new training places, will be created as part of a fresh drive to increase skills and participation rates in Australia’s workforce.
5:40PM | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | According to a new Labor-commissioned report, the Government should use a voucher system to fund vocational education instead of funding individual institutions.
4:51PM | Monday, 18 April 2011 | New South Wales has the highest number of consumers who are saving, while WA consumers appear to be on a spending spree, according to the latest report by research company CoreData.
4:47PM | Monday, 18 April 2011 | The ACT has held its position as the best performing economy in the country but WA and Victoria are not far behind, a new report says.
4:56PM | Friday, 15 April 2011 | Employers must be mindful of the information they disclose when providing a reference or risk facing claims such as defamation, a workplace law expert says.
4:35PM | Friday, 15 April 2011 | Businesses have been urged to build a HR infrastructure, regardless of their size, following the lodging of a major sexual harassment claim by an IBM employee.
4:43PM | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 | Consumer sentiment rose by 1.2% in April to 105.3 points but economists have dismissed the result as lacklustre.
4:00AM | Tuesday, 5 April 2011 | Analysts predict interest rates will be frozen by the Reserve Bank today, following new figures showing the number of jobs advertised in March rose for the eleventh consecutive month.