Business

Australians are increasingly working from home, with the most recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicating at least a third of us choose to work from home at least past of the time. A study by future trends research house McCrindle shows there are lots of different reasons...

Social media risks for businesses have increased since recent court cases found some Facebook page administrators of public pages are considered to be primary publishers of third-party comments. The cases, heard in the NSW Supreme Court of New South Wales, involved an individual who sued a range...

Fiona Kesby and her brother Matt began outsourcing office tasks for their software business to offshore workers almost a decade ago. Now they run a business that helps SMEs enjoy the benefits of offshoring without the frustrations of managing a virtual team. In 2008, Matt and...

Almost every day, news sites run stories about thieves who have been caught thanks to security cameras. Over the past year alone, bandits have been captured stealing Lego from retailers across Sydney, Halloween decorations in Adelaide and even baby formula. As this demonstrates, using surveillance devices in a business is a...

Telematics technology has proven benefits when it comes to encouraging more responsible driving, with research indicating better driver behaviour is one of the main advantages in using this innovation. Black box or telematics technology is a way for businesses to collect data on how their employees...

Welcome to the gig economy. Subcontracting, outsourcing and freelancing are becoming ever more common as both workers and businesses chase flexibility. But having non-employees regularly work for you can open you up to a whole new range of liabilities. Over the past decade, advances in technology...

Too many businesses underestimate the caution required in storing and transporting dangerous goods. Dangerous goods come in many shapes and sizes: from those that require hazmat suits, like radioactive and infectious materials, to seemingly innocuous items, like medicines and cleaning products. You'd be hard-pressed to find a...