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People don’t always agree. If you want your workers to feel valued, engaged and trusted, they need be able to voice their opinions – even if they’re different to your own.

Great minds don’t always think alike

People don’t always agree. If you want your workers to feel valued, engaged and trusted, they need be able to voice their opinions – even if they’re different to your own.

How to handle staff shortages

I have just received and read Tony Alexander’s Special Survey on How to Handle Staff Shortages.

The insights here are priceless.

Tips for residential property landlords

Dan Hellyer, Partner, Deloitte Private, says if you look at an investment property as an income-generating asset not much has changed. “Although being able to claim the funding costs is being phased out, you can still claim ordinary operating expenses. These are the costs that are incurred in generating rental income.”

10 days sick leave entitlement starts July – Get Ready

As business owners and employers you will be aware of the proposal to increase an employee’s annual sick leave entitlement to 10 days. The Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill has passed its final stage in Parliament and therefore will be effective by mid July.

Three simple ways to become a creative thinker

Many people think you’re either a creative person or you’re not. However, the reality is that creativity is like a muscle that can be exercised and improved upon. Here are three simple ways to stimulate creative thinking.

Five simple steps to combat employee fraud

Establish and maintain internal controls specifically designed to prevent and detect fraud. Adopt a code of ethics for management and employees. Set a tone at the top that the company will not tolerate any unethical behaviour. Implement an employee reporting system, such as an anonymous hotline, to help uncover fraud.