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No glove, no love: Radio executive provides condoms to discourage staff taking maternity leave

No glove, no love: Radio executive provides condoms to discourage staff taking maternity leave

Southern Cross Austereo senior executive Linda Wayman encourages her staff to have safe sex so they don’t fall pregnant and take maternity leave. By Broede Carmody
Is the price right? Five factors to consider when pricing products or services

Is the price right? Five factors to consider when pricing products or services

Nothing can cause confusion and doubt in a business like pricing your products and services. By Amanda Jesnoewski
Mark Zuckerberg’s one rule for hiring the best employees

Mark Zuckerberg’s one rule for hiring the best employees

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has one rule when it comes to hiring staff and he says it has “served me pretty well”. By Eloise Keating
Wellbeing: The blunt tool of termination

Wellbeing: The blunt tool of termination

Are wellbeing programs being hijacked to cull older employees from the workplace? By Andrew Douglas
Australia’s top 30 female entrepreneurs 2015

Australia’s top 30 female entrepreneurs 2015

Trailblazers in their industries, determined, hardworking and inspiring: these are Australia’s top 30 female entrepreneurs for 2015. By Eloise Keating, Kirsten Robb and Cara Waters
How important is timing in the property markets?

How important is timing in the property markets?

Our property markets have performed strongly for a few years, but have now slowed down leaving many investors wondering is it too late this time round. By Michael Yardney
Seven things you need to network effectively

Seven things you need to network effectively

There’s networking – and then there’s networking properly. By Amanda Rose
Intergenerational report shows Aussies must work longer; ASIC fines QLD business for misleading home loan ads: Midday Roundup

Intergenerational report shows Aussies must work longer; ASIC fines QLD business for misleading home loan ads: Midday Roundup

Treasurer Joe Hockey has this morning released the government’s Intergenerational Report, which signals the need for Australians to work longer to counteract the pressures of an ageing population. By Kirsten Robb and Eloise Keating
#NameAHorseRace gallops away from William Hill as Twitter users hijack campaign

#NameAHorseRace gallops away from William Hill as Twitter users hijack campaign

Twitter users have hijacked a social media campaign by William Hill, after the betting giant attempted to engage followers yesterday with its #NameAHorseRace competition. By Kirsten Robb
What can I do about my employee's poor customer service skills?

What can I do about my employee's poor customer service skills?

You need to address this issue before it spirals out of control! By Aunty B
ACCC gives Reckitt Benckiser a legal headache over “identical” Nurofen products marketed at specific pains

ACCC gives Reckitt Benckiser a legal headache over “identical” Nurofen products marketed at specific pains

The consumer watchdog has launched legal action against pharmaceutical giant Reckitt Benckiser Australia over its Nurofen Specific Pain Products. By Kirsten Robb
MWC 2015: BlackBerry unveils Z10-like keyboard-free smartphone and slider, hopes young executives will make the Leap

MWC 2015: BlackBerry unveils Z10-like keyboard-free smartphone and slider, hopes young executives will make the Leap

BlackBerry has shown off two new smartphones at the Mobile World Congress, including a keyboard-free smartphone, a new high-end device designed in partnership with Porsche Design and a phone with a slide-out keyboard. By Andrew Sadauskas
Telstra changes excess use charges and increases data allowances on business bundles

Telstra changes excess use charges and increases data allowances on business bundles

Telstra is rolling out a number of changes across its business broadband plans, which will be automatically applied to the accounts of its existing customers. By Andrew Sadauskas
Liz Wiseman on leaders who multiply and those who diminish: Five ways to lead brilliant teams

Liz Wiseman on leaders who multiply and those who diminish: Five ways to lead brilliant teams

There are two types of leaders, according to leadership researcher Liz Wiseman: Some encourage intelligence, while others “shut down the smarts of others and waste talent and intellect”. By Eloise Keating
Intention to carry on a business not enough for GST claim

Intention to carry on a business not enough for GST claim

A company claiming to carry on a land development business has been unsuccessful before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in claiming GST input tax credits. By Terry Hayes
To clean up the financial system we need to watch the watchers

To clean up the financial system we need to watch the watchers

ASIC’s remit is to enforce proper market conduct and ensure consumer protection. But is it doing its job? By Andrew Schmulow
Australian e-tailers cash in on growing digital demand as Aussies splash out $16.6 billion online

Australian e-tailers cash in on growing digital demand as Aussies splash out $16.6 billion online

Online Australian retailers are cashing in on the increasing demand for online sales, as figures released yesterday show Australians spent a record $16.6 billion online in the year to January 2015. By Kirsten Robb
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