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What you need to know when growing your small business interstate

According to the Small Business Development Corporation of Western Australia (WA), where Brooks Hire has been based for over 35 years, small businesses represent...

The arrival of the unprepared: Your first leadership job

Rarely does anyone step into a new leadership role knowing everything they need to be successful. People naturally celebrate this change (I got this,...

When disruption is the only way

At the National Achievers Congress 2015 in Sydney this Week, Richard Branson said entrepreneurship was about “creating something that makes a difference to peoples...

Employees looking to quit thanks to poor engagement levels

Companies are struggling to engage their workers, a major factor being cited for the 28 per cent of local employees eyeing a change of workplace in the next two years. Another 25 per cent said they are considering a move on in the next 3-5 years.

How to deliver uncomfortable employee feedback

A leadership expert guides us through three difficult conversations with employees.

How to evaluate your employees

Evaluating employees and paying them what they deserve is one of the most crucial decisions a manager has to make, and is an important part of effectively managing a business.

How to ensure a good candidate experience

When it comes to recruiting new staff for your business, it is becoming increasingly important to ensure your candidates have a positive experience throughout the process.

How to help employees be more innovative

Increasing numbers of business leaders have started to see that those who succeed are those who are constantly developing and innovating to stay ahead of the rest of the pack.

Work fresher rather than longer

The culture of working to excess has fallen out of favour with many employers. The new theory is that people increase productivity by working fresher rather than longer.

Why you need to invest in HR procedures

A fine of $10,000 or more, may not be the only cost to a small business for not following key Human Resource (HR) processes.

World’s 2nd and 3rd largest economies commit to carbon neutrality, pouring investment into renewable energy

The world’s second and third largest economies, China and Japan, have both pledged to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions, heralding an economic era...

What the US election could mean for Australian businesses

With under a week until the 2020 US Presidential elections on Tuesday, 3 November, economists and investors are looking to predict the...

$3.17 billion in revenue lost annually due to poor online customer service

Businesses must invest in their online customer service as COVID-19 has driven up consumer demand for more virtual support.

Let’s Talk: Diversity

Diversity in the workplace is not only a pressing social concern, but is intrinsically tied to your business model. Having policies that...

Australians have little trust in Artificial intelligence, new study shows

A new study has shown that Australians are generally unwilling to sign off on wide-spread use of Artificial intelligence (AI), with less...

ASIC’s 2021 regulatory agenda: Consumer-centric DDO and responsible lending

Earlier this week, ASIC Commissioner Sean Hughes outlined ASIC’s expectation that issuers and distributors of financial products adopt a “consumer-centric” approach when...

Meet the Australian founder using drones to plant thousands of trees a day

Dr Susan Graham is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Dendra Systems, an environmental restoration company founded in 2014. Based in...

‘The beating heart of communities’: Why small businesses are culturally essential

A new study has been released highlighting the essential role small businesses play in shaping communities, with Australian consumers revealing their affection...