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Construction | Engineering
  • March 23 2016 The construction industry: It’s time to put gender stereotypes aside and embrace the power of diversity

    When you imagine a construction worker, would you think of that person as male or female? It’s perhaps not necessary to state the assumed response to that question because we have been educated to pigeonhole men and women in particular industries. As a result, women are largely underrepresented across a number of industries in the Read More…

  • March 23 2016 Manufacturing musts: adding machines to your business operations

    It’s crazy. You just bought new machines last year. Why are you being asked to buy more? It’s a fact of life though. It seems like when you start spending money, you just can’t stop. But, that doesn’t mean you have to just open up the floodgates and commit financial suicide. Here’s how to get Read More…

  • March 15 2016 The top 5 online marketing challenges for the construction industry and how to overcome them

    The construction industry might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about online marketing, but the fact is more and more people are jumping on the Internet for all of their service and product needs, not just for retail, and any small business who wants to keep on growing in Read More…

  • February 29 2016 An Australian insolvency snapshot for 2016

    Just when the Australian dollar is starting to bounce back against the US dollar after dipping last year, the local market is now being hit by the fluctuations in the Chinese economy. This has knock-on effects for Australian businesses. As Australia’s largest trading partner, China’s economic troubles is putting some pressure on the insolvency landscape, Read More…

  • February 4 2016 From corporate banking to handyman: A change really is as good as a holiday

    We work hard and we strive for promotion; we get promoted and receive financial reward. Do we then pause in content and admire the view before considering our direction? Not likely. Most career-minded individuals will tilt their heads back and start looking up at the next rung of the ladder. After all, we are conditioned Read More…

  • February 2 2016 What to Do When a Workplace Accident Occurs

    It’s easy to believe that workplace accidents happen to ‘other people’. The reality is that workplace accidents can, and do, affect a great range of people and the impact on workers, families and businesses can be devastating. Fortunately, credible legal support is available. By utilising the services of a law firm that specialises in worker’s Read More…

  • January 25 2016 Five tips to get great truck finance for business

    Some businesses rise and fall on the backs of trucks. Whether you’re shipping or receiving products of your own, on behalf of other businesses or need a truck to help you ply your trade (concrete mixers or cranes for example) it pays to get a great deal on truck finance. Here are top 5 tips Read More…

  • December 4 2015 The tradies on a mission to combat the trade hole

    The work is out there to be done and the skills are out there to do it; but tradies are struggling to find jobs and businesses are struggling to find labour. Why? This is what one-time electrician, Steve Daw, calls the ‘trade hole’: “I’ve experienced first-hand the struggle to find reliable workers at the last Read More…