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Rise in Bullying Claims – Have you minimised the risk?

The Fair Work Act 2009 was amended in 2014 to provide workers the right to make a complaint to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) for an order to stop “bullying” behaviour in their workplace.

Steps to Tackling Poor Performance

Whether an employee is not meeting a deadline or their standard of work is unacceptable, as a Manager it is your responsibility to provide prompt feedback to your employees.

Building From the Ground Up: The ABC’s of People & Culture

Whether you are a mining junior or a tech start up; you are a small business with a constantly changing environment.

WA workplaces get recognised for a commitment to their workers’ health

Last month, my esteemed colleague and international health expert, Trevor Shilton announced in his monthly Business News column that our Recognised Healthy Workplace program had been launched.

Grade is King for Orinoco

Even with a depressed gold price there are still a few WA gold explorers that are hurtling towards production but with one key advantage – grade !

Cradle strikes 197m @ 3.8g/t Au Equivalent

Perth based explorer Cradle Resources recently produced some spectacular drilling results at their Niobium project in Tanzania.

Wolf to join elite pack

With many Perth mining companies currently licking their wounds and simply trying to keep the lights on, few are contemplating funding a DFS let alone production.

New strategy for New Standard pays off

A decision by New Standard Energy to focus on the Eagle Ford oil and gas fields of Texas rather than W.A’s Canning Basin is paying off for New Standard Energy.

Lucapa set to mine world class diamonds

Seven years after selling control of Kimberley Diamonds for $320 million, Miles Kennedy is back in the diamond mining business.

Balaclava wearing lawyers

Is it only Perth corporate lawyers that have a Balaclava lurking in their bottom drawer ?

Get recognised for your healthy workplace

OVER THE PAST FEW MONTHS, this column has been a great avenue to spruik the benefits of workplace health. The benefits are many and varied.

Make your workplace a happier workplace

I know there will always be critics, but to me, the 80s were a great era in music. Synthesizers, Dire Straits, not to mention terrible hair; it was a great time in my life.

Make your business stand out from the crowd

In an economic era of fierce competition and sophisticated copy cats, differentiating your company from rivals is a tough job.

Chinese fly in with $26m chequebook for Pluton

Hong Kong based General Nice Resources will underwrite the Pluton Resources rights issue to the tune of $26m and will take up their own rights worth $13.5m

More high grade bauxite hits expected for Canyon

With the wet season over in Cameroon , Canyon Resources are expected to re-commence their exciting Bauxite exploration program soon.

Hammer hits the nail on the head

As if a 62m hit grading .65% Molybdenum wasn’t enough, Perth based Hammer Metals backed it up the next day with a 75m copper intersection grading 1.33% copper at their Mt Isa project in Queensland.

It’s a dogs life for PharmAust

Man’s best friend may soon owe a collective debt of gratitude to listed Perth Biotech PharmAust, if their dog cancer drug trial is successful.

International pharmaceutical giants court local biotech minnow

What is it about Subiaco based listed biotech minnow Phylogica that has attracted research interest from international billion dollar pharmaceutical giants like Roche , Johnson & Johnson , Astr