BRISBANE BOSSES FACE THE ELEMENTS FOR VINNIES

BRISBANE BOSSES FACE THE ELEMENTS FOR VINNIES

BRISBANE business leaders are bracing for a cold night ahead of the Vinnies CEO Sleepout 2016. About 150 corporate, government and community leaders will set up camp underneath the Story Bridge tonight to raise awareness and funds for homelessness. Queensland has the third highest homeless population in Australia at 19,838, with 57 pe...

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AUSSIE EMPLOYERS RAMP UP OVERTIME DEMANDS

AUSSIE EMPLOYERS RAMP UP OVERTIME DEMANDS

ALMOST a third of Australian businesses bumped up overtime during the last 12 months, with 62 per cent of non-award staff clocking the extra hours unpaid, according to Hays. The 2016 Hays Salary Guide found that of the 30 per cent of organisations that increased overtime, 36 per cent added five hours or less each week. A further 31 pe...

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FIVE PRODUCTIVE WAYS TO SPLASH TAX RETURN CASH

FIVE PRODUCTIVE WAYS TO SPLASH TAX RETURN CASH

THE urge to splurge is reaching fever pitch as tax time approaches, marking the perfect opportunity to invest in yourself instead of material goods, according to Get Qualified Australia. A recent report by the skills recognition and recognition of prior learning firm shows only 2 per cent of Australians spend their return on upskilling or...

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NEW ASIA FLIGHTS SET TO DELIVER $66M TO QLD

NEW ASIA FLIGHTS SET TO DELIVER $66M TO QLD

THE tally of inbound seats flying into Queensland has been bumped up to 500,000 this year, after two major airlines increased services to the state. EVA Air and AirAsia X will boost trips from Taiwan and Malaysia to deliver up to 44,000 additional visitors and $66 million to the economy. Tourism Minister Kate Jones says the latest int...

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BUSINESSES LOSE OUT IN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

BUSINESSES LOSE OUT IN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

AUSTRALIAN businesses should hone their Emotional Intelligence (EI) to boost productivity and performance, according to FuturePeople. The Sydney-based engagement solutions provider's report, Accessing the Triple Bottom Line through Emotional Intelligence, says EI can drive higher employee engagement, stronger customer advocacy and enh...

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THREE KEYS TO LEADING A TEAM THROUGH EOFY

THREE KEYS TO LEADING A TEAM THROUGH EOFY

THE end of the financial year (EOFY) can be a taxing time for businesses, and often it takes a toll on staff. Accounts wrap up, major deals get finalised and sales begin to peak, making it vital for any team to be on top of their game. According to organisers at Corporate Challenge Events, it's a time when even the most seasoned w...

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AUSSIE WORKERS OUT $70B IN UNPAID OVERTIME

AUSSIE WORKERS OUT $70B IN UNPAID OVERTIME

AUSTRALIAN full-time employees are notching up to $71.2 billion worth of unpaid hours every year, according to Randstad. The HR and recruitment firm's branding research has found full-time employees are working 42.25 hours per week on average - more than the contracted 38 hours per week. Part-time workers reported working an extra...

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PAC FAIR'S MILESTONE MAYHEM

PAC FAIR'S MILESTONE MAYHEM

SHOPPERS went into a frenzy today with the unveiling of more than 20 new retail stores at Pacific Fair shopping centre. The centre celebrated the opening of major international brands as part of its $670 million redevelopment, including H&M, Superdry and UNIQLO. Hundreds of shoppers queued for the opening of the new section of Pac...

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SYDNEY AIRPORT SCORES NEW BUSINESS CENTRE

SYDNEY AIRPORT SCORES NEW BUSINESS CENTRE

REGUS has launched its first Asia Pacific business centre at Sydney International Airport.

The 802sqm Regus Express Sydney Airport Centre, located 20m opposite the International Arrivals Terminal One (T1), includes a fully equipped business lounge, private offices, meeting rooms, kitchen with complimentary tea and coffee, and shower amenities...

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MALAYSIA AIRLINES GETS DOWN TO BUSINESS

MALAYSIA AIRLINES GETS DOWN TO BUSINESS

Malaysia Airlines is continuing to redefine its standard, as it celebrates the rollout of Business Class on board its A330 fleet this week. Planes retrofitted with the new-look seats have touched down in Sydney, primed to carry travellers across the south-east to destinations including New Zealand, Japan, China and India. Paul Simmons...

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BRISBANE WORKOUTS FOR HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE

BRISBANE WORKOUTS FOR HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE

NO TREADMILLS or dumbbells in sight, these Brisbane fitness entrepreneurs have created unique experiences with the high-powered professional in mind.  GET A GRIP Not getting the traction you want at the gym? Maybe you need to step it up and take on a boulder workout at one of Brisbane's Urban Climb gyms. Urban Climb'...

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FLEXIBLE DUO DEBUNKS THE DAILY GRIND

FLEXIBLE DUO DEBUNKS THE DAILY GRIND

THE modern workplace is changing, with the regular nine-to-five week taking a back seat in favour of home offices, flexible hours and self-employment. When Brisbane-based entrepreneurs Cristina Smerdon and Debbie Phillips were in the midst of trawling through new work options for themselves, they discovered there was a significant market ...

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WHAT'S COOKING THIS WORLD HEALTH DAY?

WHAT'S COOKING THIS WORLD HEALTH DAY?

THE WORK-LIFE solutions go-to for corporates like Virgin Australia, Downer and CBRE says its portal has gone into overdrive as employees seek one thing in particular.

Sydney-based organisation SeventeenHundred provides work-life, diversity and inclusion solutions for some of our biggest companies and their employees.

It draws on a database...

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OMEGA TO OPEN IN BRISBANE

OMEGA TO OPEN IN BRISBANE

OMEGA will open its first flagship store in Brisbane in 2018.

The luxury retailer has committed to a two-level tenancy at 188 Edward Street totalling 282sqm for a five-year lease.

The October 2018 opening date coincides with Edward Street's $11 million facelift.

Sam Degn of Colliers International negotiated the lease off-market on b...

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MEN 'IGNORANT' TO GENDER INEQUALITY AT WORK

MEN 'IGNORANT' TO GENDER INEQUALITY AT WORK

A NEW study reveals that men are oblivious to the inequality women face in Australian workplaces, according to recruitment agency Hays. The survey conducted ahead of International Women's Day found that while men dominate senior positions, there is effectively no difference in male and female ambition for these roles. However, des...

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BUSINESS LEADERS AUCTION OFF MENTORSHIP FOR CHARITY

BUSINESS LEADERS AUCTION OFF MENTORSHIP FOR CHARITY

TEN of Australia's top executives have gone under the hammer for charity, auctioning off a series of one-on-one business mentoring sessions in an effort to raise money for disadvantaged youth. The MentorMe auction coordinated by ChildFund Australia kicked off this week, with bidders across the country vying for a slice of time with th...

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COMFY COUCH BEATS CUSHY CHEQUE FOR AUSSIE WORKERS

COMFY COUCH BEATS CUSHY CHEQUE FOR AUSSIE WORKERS

AUSTRALIAN workers are increasingly ditching the big pay cheque in favour of the comfy home office. A recent poll by Hays says 55 per cent of Aussies are willing to cop a 20 per cent drop in salary just to work from home. A further 22 per cent would happily lose 10 per cent of their pay if it meant they could work from the sofa. N...

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BEAT THE CROWDS WITH YOUR OWN JET

BEAT THE CROWDS WITH YOUR OWN JET

TIRED of waiting at the airport for that commercial jet service sending you to your next interstate meeting? That's what one Gold Coast company is hoping for as it launches the next wave in air travel to the business sector, fractional jet ownership. YOURJET Australia was established in 2015 by two aviation industry veterans, Jaso...

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SHARE ECONOMY ON THE RISE IN CHASE FOR WORK-LIFE BALANCE

SHARE ECONOMY ON THE RISE IN CHASE FOR WORK-LIFE BALANCE

MORE Australian workers plan to maximise their free time by outsourcing chores, as well as opt for flexibility of hours over a pay rise, according to Airtasker. The Sydney-based outsourcing marketplace's Future of Work study reveals that up to 38 per cent of Australians intend to employ others to complete household tasks this year. Ar...

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HONG KONG TAKES SHINE TO COAST SERVICE

HONG KONG TAKES SHINE TO COAST SERVICE

IT STARTED as a seasonal venture into Australia in January, but now it appears Hong Kong Airlines has taken a shine to the Gold Coast. Hong Kong Airlines has announced plans to schedule year-round flights to the Gold Coast from early April, building on the 11-week Chinese New Year charter program introduced this year. Cairns will also...

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