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Recently the CEO of Yahoo – Marissa Mayer declared that her 27,000 employees were no longer allowed to work from home. A Twitter meltdown kicked in to voice a variety of opinions on teleworkers. Even Richard Branson blogged his opinion – in stark contrast to Marissa Mayer’s. “Many employees who work from home are extremely diligent, get [...]
Are you basing your business’ economic status on what the media says about your industry? If you are, think again, find out where you should be looking and why.
Are you an employer? Hope you are ready for the extra burden and red tape that the Paid Parental scheme will impose on your business? Because unless there are some radical changes very soon the Government will expect you to become one of their Paid Parental Leave pay clerks?
Recently Apple launched the iPad in a number of countries outside of the USA, including America. That same day I know of at least two organisations, Borders and Domain, who sent emails out to their contacts on that exact day telling people about the tools that they now have available for the iPad.
Over the week-end you may have read about the KPMG report that was commissioned to review the role of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency. The report is currently being considered by the Federal Government. One of the recommendations seems to have grabbed attention – it’s the one about workplaces being encouraged [...]
Well the Federal Budget has now been handed down and the most significant aspect for women in business is the 50% Tax Allowance for the purchase of business assets. So if you need any additional goods/equipment or want to replace existing assets, now is the time to bite the bullet and make your purchase.
This week-end the Government will receive the Productivity Commission’s recommendations on Maternity Leave. It appears that after all the carry-on about this idea it’s not going to even get a look-in as part of the May Budget. It seems the Nation is not in an economic position to implement it – well the Government had heaps [...]
As most Members are aware, we held grave fears for the safety of WNA Member Denise McCann from Women of Wine who had not been heard of following the complete destruction of her family property in the fires that ripped through Steel’s Creek last Saturday. I am so very pleased to be reporting that, although [...]
I have received hundreds of emails agreeing with my lack of enthusiasm for the Government’s proposed stimulus package. The consensus of opinion is that one off bonuses are not the way to go, but rather a combination of infrastructure projects, tax cuts and one off payments going only to those crippled by the economic fallout. In [...]
How insignificant the economic woes of the Nation become when one considers the tragedy that’s unfolding in Victoria. Today you would be hard pressed to find anyone anywhere in the country complaining about their loss of employment or weeping over the hit they’ve taken on their investment or superannuation funds. It’s a sobering time for [...]