- Employers of Reservists receive boost
The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, Dr Mike Kelly AM MP recently announced that employers of Defence Reservists who claim financial assistance through the Employer Support Payment Scheme will now receive more money.
- 'Short-termism' fatal for business: AIM survey
A survey of more than 1,200 executives has revealed that achieving 'short-term financial goals' is influencing the business direction of almost half of Australia's corporations.
- Why are you leaving? Exit survey benchmarking
Insync Surveys, a customer, board and employee survey provider, now benchmarks employees' reasons for leaving against other organisations in their database.
- Addicted to work?
It's a long time between holidays for workers in Canada. According to a study by Ipsos-Reid and Expedia, there are 41 million untaken annual leave days currently on employer ledgers, one of the biggest economy-wide deficits in the world. Researchers say the owed leave is worth US$6.3bn in total.
- Asia dominates world’s most expensive cities list
Tokyo has knocked Moscow off the top spot to become the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, according to the latest Cost of Living Survey from Mercer.
- Minimum wage decision deemed a necessary evil
The decision by the Australian Fair Pay Commission not to increase the minimum wage has been met with mixed reactions over the past week and appears to have been seen by some as a necessary evil to protect jobs.