One of the best things about this time of year, is that it gives us, as business owners and managers an opportunity to reflect on our achievements and opportunities for growth. Taking the time to acknowledge these moments makes creating strategies and setting goals for 2018 much easier! These 20 questions will help you to identify what needs to be a priority.

It’s that time of year, already! Seriously, where did 2017 go?!

The silly season is a great time to show your staff, colleagues and business contacts just how much they mean to you. In amongst all the food, wines, games, dress ups and get-on-down and boogie going on, it’s important that your party is safe for all concerned. Our infographic has been designed to give you a quick overview of things to think about before your Christmas party celebrations kick off. These tips could equally apply to parties you or your team may be invited to by other businesses too.

Have a fun and safe silly season, and don’t forget to get in touch if you need a hand with managing your team in 2018!

The Federal Court has announced its decision regarding United Voice and the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association application to overturn the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision to reduce the penalty rates for full time, part time and some casual roles in the hospitality, retail and fast food industries.

Labour hire provides businesses with fast and flexible access to a casual employment workforce for industries characterised by volatility in demand and outputs, including seasonal patterns. The following excerpt from the Queensland Government’s ‘Inquiry into the practices of the labour hire industry in Queensland’ highlights the benefits employers may experience by choosing a workforce management solution for their business.