A whole new system of assessing dangerous fire conditions for harvesting is being introduced by the NSW Rural Fire Service, giving farmers on-farm responsibility to decide on fire risks.
Managing subcontractors effectively is crucial to productivity and profitability. Experience, organisation and effective communication are all important factors. Here we nail down some of the common issues and their solutions.
With mandatory data breach reporting coming into effect on 23 February 2018, now is the time to review your business’s cyber security. These questions are designed to help you identify weak points in your business set-up.
Industry intel suggests most SMEs would fail if forced to temporarily cease trading. Here’s why business interruption cover deserves your close attention.
The spring 2017 and summer 2017‒18 bushfire season has been tipped as high risk over most of Australia, due to climatic conditions in the last six months. If your business operates near bushland or trees your premises and staff are at risk from a bushfire outbreak. The time to prepare is right now.
Tinderbox conditions across the country were top of the agenda at the Australian Fire Authorities Council emergency management conference held in Sydney 4‒6 September.
In many Australian cities the hunger for skilled building and construction tradespeople is so high that employers are poaching apprentices away from completing their training, according to a Construction News report based on Federal Department of Employment projections to the year 2019.
Who needs professional indemnity insurance? Easy. Any business that provides professional services or advice. But wait! You’re not a high-flying doctor, lawyer or financial advisor, you’re just a small business – does it really apply to you?
These ambitious built structures push the boundaries of what engineering can achieve.
Take our 5-minute construction site safety quiz to test your knowledge against the industry stats and standards.