Breaking news! Prime Minister Scott Morrison today announced that the pandemic leave offer of $1500 may extend to states and territories outside of Victoria.
The start of this new financial year is going to be quite different compared to years past when most of us were living a different type of life.
Does your business pay contractors to provide one or more of these services: cleaning, courier, road freight, IT or security, investigation and surveillance?
If you have used a personal budget before, you might be familiar with the ‘Challenge Every Expense’ strategy. It is a budgeting tactic that asks you to carefully examine your expenses and cut away unnecessary expenditure, often readjusting the way you approach spending in your daily life.
2020 has been a very challenging time for businesses, with COVID-19, bushfires and drought taking an unprecedented toll on many.
If you’re a retail business finding it tricky to navigate COVID workplace rules and guidance, you are not alone. Since our May article resuming retail operations during COVID-19 the Australian Government and State and Territories have announced their plans for easing restrictions.
The following answers common member and employer questions on current market volatility, super and insurance. Visit go.rest.com.au/coronavirus for the latest updates.
Becoming a parent is arguably one of life’s most challenging transitions. With several new and unexpected demands, becoming a parent can be an emotional journey.
Retailers who have management or control of powered mobile plant at a workplace must ensure it does not collide with pedestrians or any other powered mobile plant. If there is a possibility of collision, the plant must have a warning device alerting a person who may be at risk from its movement.
Concerning new data from a leading workplace safety auditing and training, organisation has revealed that Australian workplaces are not prioritising employee health. 1 in 2 workers have admitted their bosses don’t send sick employees home, 2 in 5 have said work overload and stress is rife, and 1...
Feedback is a way to support team members and ensure they’re aware of their performance. Regular feedback can help team members reflect on their performance and take action to repeat or change behaviours.
Most organisations no longer compete based on the products they sell. Today, businesses predominantly compete on the experiences they provide to customers.
Managing health and safety can be like a game of snakes and ladders. It takes time, effort and resources to build systems and effectively manage health and safety in a retail work environment.
The project making young people soar.
The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has been at the forefront of advocating and supporting retailers on a range of employment law opportunities.
The employee experience is a hot topic at the moment. There has been a lot of research looking into the impacts of both positive and negative employee experiences and how it affects a businesses bottom line.
Great store managers consistently turn in great results. They regularly achieve their KPI’s, have lower staff turnover, less customer complaints and this list goes on.
How investing in them is investing into the development and success of your brand.
Unplanned absence is one of retail’s biggest workforce management challenges, but better employee engagement can help reduce this rostering headache.
Small businesses are saying that despite recent tough conditions, they are looking forward to growth in the next 12 months, off the back of improved economic and political certainty, however many are reluctant to grow by hiring staff due to too many policies and procedures.