Industrial relations


How do I get the best suppliers for my new online venture?

1:00AM | Tuesday, 21 January 2014 |  There are no shortcuts to finding good suppliers – do the research, build the relationships and always have a back-up.

Government details flexible work changes, experts say clarity still missing

2:09PM | Tuesday, 12 February 2013 |  New legislation is on the cards for more flexible workplace arrangements, but industry groups say they are still in the dark about how it will work.

Fair Work changes coming, business hesitant over flexible working rights

2:21PM | Monday, 11 February 2013 |  Flexible work arrangements are very much on the election agenda, as Labor releases more details about legislation changes.

Banks call for Saturday afternoons and Sundays to be “ordinary working hours”

4:16PM | Monday, 2 April 2012 |  Australia’s major banks are pushing for the definition of ordinary working hours to be extended to include Saturday afternoons and all of Sundays.

Get your pay rates sorted

1:42PM | Wednesday, 11 January 2012 |  If you want complete comfort about paying your staff the correct pay rates, you need to enlist the help of a lawyer.

Retail group calls for review of penalty rates after scoring win on minimum shifts for students

9:48PM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 |  A key retail group is calling for a review of weekend penalty rates, after succeeding in allowing teenagers to work in stores for just 1.5 hours after school.

Make sure payroll has got it right

1:44PM | Monday, 31 January 2011 |  Don't want a visit from the Fair Work Ombudsman? Then make sure your payroll is in good working order.

How can I deliver a sales pitch that will seal the deal?

11:18PM | Tuesday, 9 November 2010 |  Selling is a process, it is demanding, rewarding and can be fun. It is also about relationships and connecting with your client.