As we head into the year, what are some of the changes to business we are seeing and can expect to see, the opportunities? Stuart Bocking with Futurist Ross Dawson regarded globally for his business predictions.
Stuart Bocking speaks with SPC Ardmona boss Peter Kelly regarding the locally operated Victorian company, seeking help to stay functioning in the area, and how sales have increased 50% over the past week.
Should all child care costs be tax deductible to help entice valuable workers back into employment? It is an idea being floated by the Tax Institute as Stuart Bocking outlines the latest proposal to help working parents.
Floating the dollar, the GST, just some of the economic reforms we have seen over recent decades. Stuart Bocking with Ross Gittins on the top 10 economic reforms that transformed Australia in the past 40 years.
Many women look forward to returning to work, but do we need an overhaul of how childcare assistance is handed out. Stuart Bocking on the little financial difference for mums to pick up work due to childcare costs.
Should SPC Ardmona receive $25 million in government assistance? Should the government bailout businesses because they are Australian? Stuart Bocking looks at recent company bailouts with taxpayer money.
Should penalty rates be scrapped for restaurants and cafes? Stuart Bocking on the long weekend now becoming a disincentive to open for business, and the penalty rates pushing the costs up for the customers.
Should you fix your mortgage rate? Are rates only going to go up from here, and what are the best rates that are around? Stuart Bocking on Your Business Day takes a look at securing your home loan at the current low rates.
Money doesn't come easy, so you need to be ahead of the pack to stay on top of your finances. Stuart Bocking catches up with Australia's leading money expert Paul Clitheroe on his new book that could save you money.
Getting a break over the festive season? Now more than ever planning your journey has never been easier with websites and apps. John Stanley looks at the various ways you can plan to get away on holidays this year.
Can you legally record your conversations with management? You may be surprised to find that a breach of trust occurs if either party records in secret. John Stanley on secret recordings and workplace misconduct.
What is your time really worth? Have you ever considered outsourcing your work, and how many jobs can you successfully outsource? John Stanley on an interesting trend in the very busy modern work place.
The way you deal with people via email can tell a lot about you and your business. Understanding email etiquette is becoming an important communication skill. John Stanley on modern digital protocols.
How do you approach the boss when you know something is wrong? Do they listen? In an ideal world we'd have an open ended workplace. John Stanley on focus reviews, and times when the emperor has no clothes.
In increasingly tighter times, brand loyalty is becoming the most important business tactic for organisations, both large and small. John Stanley on understanding how brand loyalty is creating valued customers.
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