Ebook: Five pitfalls for small business owners and how to avoid them

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Small business owners are adept multitaskers. They have to switch between employee management, keeping afloat of finances and growing their business. Employers often risk being blindsided by aspects of compliance and workplace relations – leading to some nasty surprises.

Over time and experience – having worked with over 20,000 Australian employers – we have detected a trend. There are repeated areas in a business, regardless of industry, that are frequently neglected or underestimated. These oversights can lead to costly consequences in the event of audits by regulatory bodies. They may also harm your business by stagnating its growth.

This ebook condenses the patterns we’ve observed amongst employers and features the five most common pitfalls for business owners. It speaks of issues on Fair Work compliance to employee management – as well as methods of avoiding them.

Learn how to grow your business, manage employees with ease, and gain workplace confidence today.


Australia has one of the most difficult workplace relations systems in the world. Employsure is here to help employers navigate the complexity. Employsure is the largest provider of employment relations and work health and safety services in Australia — servicing more than 24,000 clients nationally. More than 300 advisers and consultants provide independent advice to business owners on their workplace relations and health and safety obligations. Every day Employsure gives business owners the confidence that their workplaces are safe, fair and compliant.

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