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Achieving Good Corporate Governance

Good corporate governance is about having the correct policies and procedures in place. It is also about maintaining a culture where good relationships between stakeholders provide positive contributions to the long-term goals of the organisation. Directors, company secretaries and managers can all make a significant contribution to good corporate governance, Compliance training as part of…

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Updating Your Business Training Methods

Training is vital for all new employees and there are two main areas of knowledge they need to acquire: Technical knowledge — the procedures involved in performing their role Industry-specific knowledge — the knowledge required to ensure their actions do not expose your organisation to non-compliance. In the past, organisations and SMEs focused solely on…

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The ACCC Tackles Cartel Conduct

Cartel behaviour is not the most widely discussed area of competition and consumer law (CCL), and according to research by University of Melbourne it is largely misunderstood by people operating in the business sector. However, cartels cause significant damage to the markets in which they operate. By participating in anti-competitive conduct, cartels drive prices higher,…

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Providing a Safe and Secure Workplace

It is your responsibility as an employer to provide and maintain a safe workplace for your employees. This doesn’t just apply in factories with lots of dangerous machinery. An office can also be a dangerous place, with potential hazards including tripping, falling, incorrect lifting and repetitive strain injuries. A safe workplace is one that is…

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