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How to manage requests for flexible working arrangements

As flexible working becomes a reality for many businesses around the country, SMB owners should know their legal position in regard to employee requests for changes in work arrangements.

Why working from home is the ideal solution: eight reasons

Thanks to ever-advancing technologies, businesses are increasingly able to offer their staff flexible working options. Some have even gone as far as to embrace the working from home concept – or ‘teleworking’ as it is becoming known. Here's a look at how offering employees the opportunity to work from home offers considerable benefits for both parties.

SMEs warming to flexible working

An increasing number of small and medium businesses are adopting flexible working practices, and they’re seeing rises in productivity and revenue as a result.

How to get the most out of a flexible workforce

Flexibility in the workplace optimises resources, improves productivity and boosts sustainability, according to a new report by the Diversity Council Australia (DCA), but many businesses continue to see flexibility as special treatment rather than a tool for success.

Mobile devices create need for workplace flexibility

Australian employers can expect greater demand for flexibility, as new mobile technology creates an opportunity to work anywhere, at anytime.

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What does the Budget mean for startups?

In what is being dubbed the "jobs budget" the 2020-21 Budget was the opportunity for the Morrison Government to lay out the...

Government backflips on RDTI cuts with a $2 billion boost

Last night, the Government announced a $2 billion investment into Research & Development Tax Incentives (RDTIs), scrapping a previously proposed $1.8 billion...

Female founders deem Budget ‘A step forward, but more to be done’

Whilst largely satisfied with the way the Budget has catered for women, female founders are saying there is room to create greater...

“The $1 trillion budget deficit”: Economists on the 2020-21 Budget

The 2020-21 Budget delivers the biggest Australian deficit since World War 2. The Government’s fiscal stimulus of $51 billion during the GFC...

Budget 2020-21: What’s in it for businesses?

This year, Australia will see a $213.7 billion deficit. “Our economic response has come at a significant cost,” said...

Josh Frydenberg’s full speech: Federal Budget 2020-21

This evening the Federal Budget will be announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in Parliament House in Canberra. Having...

Federal Budget: Treasurer brings forward tax cuts, braces for large deficit

As the Federal Government hands down the "most important budget since World War II" this evening, Australians can expect to see further...

Can the battle over the US Supreme Court influence businesses beyond US borders?

The world has watched US politics this year with a mixture of dismay, amusement and confusion. One of the most controversial political...