THE Diabetes Research Foundation of WA has embarked on a $1.2 million fundraising initiative to finance research designed to tackle the escalating health and financial toll of diabetes in Western Australia.
NO doubt many positive outcomes will emerge from the pain of global economic downturn, but one that’s immediately obvious is the opportunity it has provided smaller employers to implement efficiency measures, redevelop management structures and refo
THE modest rise in the jobless rate relative to previous downturns in the labour market reflects the growing number of local companies that are retaining workers they fought hard to recruit during the boom.
THE federal government will strengthen the Franchising Code of Conduct and the unconscionable conduct provisions of the Trade Practices Act to better protect small businesses from anti-competitive behaviour by more powerful businesses.
BOTH sides of the workplace safety spectrum were in evidence this week, with some Perth businesses recognised at the 2009 Work Safety Awards WA, while others received large fines for unsafe work practices.
WINNING the 'best of the best' category at the recent Furnishing Industry Association of Australia Awards was a culmination of more than 20 years’ hard work for Jahroc Furniture founder Gary Bennett and business partner David Paris.
PTTEP Australasia says it will wait for expert assessment on damages over its Timor Sea oil leak saga, which is estimated to have cost the company more than $170 million, before deciding on whether it will resume production in the future.
Approval for the $43 billion Gorgon gas fields coupled with Western Australia's $116 billion suite of other definite investment projects is more than double that of any other state, according to leading forecaster Access Economics.
LOVE them or loathe them, the ubiquitous social networking and blogging sites are a fact of life in the 21st century US research shows that these sites accounted for 17 per cent of all time spent on the internet in August 2009, nearly three times as much
Big jump in land prices raises new boom fears; Investors snap up $1bn worth of Myer shares; Labor faces $25bn fight over Telstra network value; Import costs slashed as rate increase looms; We were wrong on closing branches - Hanlon
Former West Australian cabinet minister Norm Marlborough has escaped gaol time but received a $12,500 fine after being found guilty of giving false evidence to the Corruption and Crime Commission in 2006.
The state government will introduce involuntary severance as part of sweeping reforms recommended by the Economic Audit Committee to improve operational and financial performance within the public sector.
One of the councils hardest hit by sub-prime related investment losses, the City of Melville, has blamed cost blowouts for its decision to stop work on an $8.1 million upgrade of the Leeming Recreation Centre.