Fashion choices have been a big part of our self-expression for ages, and they say a lot about us before we speak. The right outfit can boost your chances of getting that dream job, and the wrong one can keep your dream partner in your dreams. People put more thought to what they’ll wear than they do into which can of baked beans or box of cereal to buy.
The time-honored road trip is making a comeback. More Americans are traveling by car to visit family and for vacations. A survey conducted in May 2020 by the GasBuddy app revealed that almost one in three Americans intended to take a summer road vacation. Experiencing new things is made possible by road trips. You can do a few things to improve your holiday and make it memorable for the right reasons, whether you are traveling locally for day trips or hitting the road for a lengthy bucket-list journey across the country.
Malware, Phishing and Ransomware attacks. For many small and medium businesses (SMBs) with less stringent cybersecurity defences, these terms have become a harsh reality as the business of cybercrime becomes more professional and more automated, with serious implications. Not only the risk of losing revenue, but also damage to brand reputation, loss of clients and negative impacts on staff – combining to make cyber threats deadly for SMBs.
A quality management system (QMS) efficiently manages business processes and facilitates continual improvement in the provision of services. The main objective of QMS is to ensure the consistent application of the same information set, skills, methodology, and controls.
Following the announcement that the minimum wage is set to increase from July 1, 2022, employers in Australia will be wondering what they need to do to comply with the changes. The increase means employers will now be required to pay their employees an extra 5.2% and $1.05 an hour. This includes a 4.6% increase to minimum award wages with a $40 minimum increase. The Fair Work Commission said its decision would affect over 2.7 million workers, as well as other employees on enterprise agreements and other pay settings.
Our research shows that a lot of businesses are struggling to manage cashflow gaps due to delays in getting stock in the door and the rising cost of doing business. All of these issues mean that there is less income coming in, while costs continue to rise. Businesses are struggling with cashflow and aren't sure what avenues of assistance are available. My advice to owners is to act now. Do not wait to see if things will pass ast conditions are forecast to continue for the next 12 months.
Pets have long since provided incomparable companionship and it is getting harder to go away on long trips without them. Referred to as man’s best friends, pets have become part of the family and become hard to disregard in most societies. Therefore, when you next plan your family vacation, you might want to consider your cat or dog as you plan your trip.
Unfortunately, many of us today are far better at looking after our material possessions than we do for ourselves. Often we think that we are indestructible. We should really be focusing on good maintenance and prevention and shift from responding to problems to preventing problems - we would all agree that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
I wasn’t always successful in business. I’ve worked very hard to get to this place. I have been bullied, stalked, depressed and penniless. Drugged and sexually assault at 14, I left home when I was just 16 to move in with my boyfriend working part-time at Big W to pay the bills.
As we approach end of the financial year, Aussie businesses are setting up for success in the year ahead. But as discussions of budgets...