Want an excuse to take your best friend to work? This Friday 22nd June is International Take Your Dog to Work Day, so if your pooch is feeling a little lonely at home, this is the perfect day for some social interaction! The initial idea behind the day was to encourage pet adoption through local shelters.

Bringing a pet to work (one that’s toilet-trained and friendly to people and other dogs, at least) is said to reduce stress and have a calming effect on the workplace. That is, after the initial ruckus and excitement from the novelty of having a dog in the office!

If your workplace management does agree to bringing your dog to work, we’ve got a few tips for making the most out of the day. … keep reading

Small business could be considered the backbone of the Queensland business sector, and in recognition not only for the economic contribution but also the passion, determination and employment opportunities they bring, small businesses are being congratulated and supported by the 2016 Queensland Small Business Week celebrations.

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