This Aussie tech company is championing personal safety

Craig Cowdrey, CEO and Co-Founder at Sonder

Feelings of anxiety and discomfort in the workplace are experienced by thousands of Australian professionals every day. With COVID-19 creating more anxiety around the workday commute, new research from Sonder reveals burgeoning safety and mental health concerns.  Sonder is a world-first personal safety monitoring and response company with a vision to build a global network… Continue reading This Aussie tech company is championing personal safety

Half of Aussies don’t feel comfortable returning to the workplace

More than half of Australians (52%) feel uncomfortable about returning to the workplace right now, with the vast majority (93%) of people saying it is important that they are allowed to work remotely at any point if they feel unsafe. This is the key finding from Qualtrics’ Return to Work & Back to Business Study,… Continue reading Half of Aussies don’t feel comfortable returning to the workplace

Are your employees working overtime during the EOFY rush? If so, you must tread carefully

As the 2016-2017 financial year comes to an end, businesses are hastily tying up loose ends in preparation for the new financial year. Often employers can put themselves at risk when pressuring their employees to work extensive overtime to finalise projects, meet deadlines and finish annual reports before the end of the financial year. Employers… Continue reading Are your employees working overtime during the EOFY rush? If so, you must tread carefully

Unions NSW calls for gig providers to follow Airtasker’s lead following worker agreement

Left to right: Airtasker co-founders Tim Fung and Jonathan Lui

An agreement between Airtasker and Unions NSW aims to improve conditions for workers who use the online job-posting platform, according to reports. In addition to updating its price guide to reflect award wages or higher, Airtasker will introduce a personal injury policy as well as a dispute resolution process to be overseen by the industrial umpire, Fair… Continue reading Unions NSW calls for gig providers to follow Airtasker’s lead following worker agreement

Excess inventory? Take stock and strategise

When business inventory reaches the end of its product lifecycle or there’s no longer a demand for it, you need to find a way to get rid of it. Seems easy enough but companies that haven’t planned stocked replenishment properly are often stuck with large quantities of excess or outdated business stock. Also known as obsolete stock, excess… Continue reading Excess inventory? Take stock and strategise

Safety essentials for business trips abroad

There are two types of business travellers: those who constantly travel for work, and those who take part in a one-off, large group conference trip. What people often underestimate or forget is how tiring it can be travelling – especially overseas – and the potential dangers.  Frequent travellers can sometimes become desensitised to the dangers and issues that arise when… Continue reading Safety essentials for business trips abroad

How to prevent the largest business liabilities

The business world is filled with liability. The dangers that lurk around every corner could spell disaster for your company. While many business owners push ahead without any thought to preventing disasters before they happen, this course is a reckless path that you will want to avoid at all costs. There are reasons a huge majority… Continue reading How to prevent the largest business liabilities