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.