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Eau de compo? Employee loses case claiming her colleagues’ perfume caused impairment

Eau de compo? Employee loses case claiming her colleagues’ perfume caused impairment

An employee who claims she was rendered incapable of working by her colleagues’ perfumes and aftershaves has lost her compensation claim. By Cara Waters
Help! My absent minded employee just lost a stylus!

Help! My absent minded employee just lost a stylus!

In this case, you are best not to worry about the $30 stylus and just replace it. By Aunty B
Family-owned SMEs fuel local IPO growth

Family-owned SMEs fuel local IPO growth

Family-owned businesses are among the companies driving growth in the number of local initial public offerings, according to data from Ernst & Young. By Eloise Keating
Microsoft rolls out new Azure-based MSN portal to 50 countries including Australia, updates to Bing apps for Windows Phone

Microsoft rolls out new Azure-based MSN portal to 50 countries including Australia, updates to Bing apps for Windows Phone

Microsoft has rolled out its new MSN web portal to 50 countries including Australia, with the site providing content curated from a range of sources across 11 categories. By Andrew Sadauskas
Founder of ASX listed real estate company resigns from own business after legal brawl

Founder of ASX listed real estate company resigns from own business after legal brawl

Michael Fredericks has resigned as chief executive of Onthehouse after a legal dispute with one of the original investors in the real estate business. By Cara Waters
The one word that will encourage your team to work harder

The one word that will encourage your team to work harder

The benefits of working in teams are well documented, but research has revealed one particular word can have a powerful effect even when the employee is working on their own task. By Eloise Keating
Apple’s PR department blacklists tech publication for bending an iPhone

Apple’s PR department blacklists tech publication for bending an iPhone

Apple’s public relations team has reportedly blacklisted Germany’s largest selling tech publication after it posted a YouTube video in which a journalist bends an iPhone 6 Plus. By Andrew Sadauskas
David Covey: Moving on from the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People to self-navigation

David Covey: Moving on from the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People to self-navigation

The son of Stephen Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, advocates self-navigation to power your career. By Cara Waters
Matchstick on Firefox: Mozilla’s Chromecast clone makes debut via crowdfunding site Kickstarter

Matchstick on Firefox: Mozilla’s Chromecast clone makes debut via crowdfunding site Kickstarter

Mozilla’s Chromecast-style HDMI stick, which is known as Matchstick and powered by the Firefox OS operating system, has made its debut on crowdfunding site Kickstarter. By Andrew Sadauskas
Don't get caught by income thresholds for health insurance rebate

Don't get caught by income thresholds for health insurance rebate

Federal Parliament is currently looking at legislation affecting the Medicare levy surcharge and the Australian Government Rebate. Here’s a look at the changes you can expect if these laws are passed. By Terry Hayes
It's too simple to argue lack of supply pushes up house prices

It's too simple to argue lack of supply pushes up house prices

There is no simple solution to the range of issues causing the housing affordability crisis. By Danika Wright
Rupert in the poorhouse? Murdoch’s salary falls at Fox

Rupert in the poorhouse? Murdoch’s salary falls at Fox

Like millions of workers around the world, Rupert Murdoch’s salary is not keeping up with inflation. Poor dear. By Glenn Dyer
Recent funding success signals a shift in the availability of VC for Australian startups

Recent funding success signals a shift in the availability of VC for Australian startups

A number of Australian startups raising between $6 million and $35 million worth of funding in recent months is a result of the globalisation of venture capital and Australia’s increasing reputation as a startup creator, according to Australian investors. By Kye White
Social media's troubled adolescence

Social media's troubled adolescence

Like teenagers, social media platforms are struggling to understand their position in the world, which is why businesses need to treat them carefully. By Paul Wallbank
Google Panda 4.1 search update rolls out, low-quality sites targeted: SEO Video

Google Panda 4.1 search update rolls out, low-quality sites targeted: SEO Video

Last Friday, Pierre Far of Google revealed the search giant is rolling out a new update to its algorithm called Panda. Here’s what the update means for your website’s search rankings. By Jim Stewart
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