Cosmetic company Lush has apologised for underpaying its staff $2million over an 8-year period. The company recently announced that it had reported itself to the Fair Work Ombudsmen after identifying that it had underpaid more than 5000 staff following the discovery of a “significant payroll error”. It has been identified that in some cases, some
Treasurer Scott Morrison has delivered the 2018 Federal Budget, in his speech he made a point of stating that the Turnball Government is “backing businesses to invest and create more jobs, especially small and medium-sized businesses”. So, what do small businesses actually have to look forward to? See below to find out how the Federal
On the 23rd of October 2017, the Queensland Parliament passed the Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017. This Act was introduced following a report commissioned in response to the workplace fatalities that occurred in 2016 at both Dreamworld and Eagle Farm racecourse. The review resulted in a total of 58 recommendations
One of the biggest responsibilities of being a business owner is looking after your employees. Whilst it may come as second nature to stay on top of major changes that effect the business directly, it is important to also be aware of changes that may be affecting your team members. One such change that could
“New research suggests that sleep is vital in allowing each cell, in every organ of the body, to continue to function. No wonder sleep deprivation is such a highly effective form of torture” – The Sleep Health Foundation I was recently involved in a conversation about people’s sleeping patterns with a number of my colleagues.