March 27, 2018 by Estelle McMillan
March 26, 2018 by Powers Financial Group
This month’s monthly money challenge is a simple one, only spend money on essential items.
When it comes to daily spending it is often easy to get carried away. Going out for meals, purchasing magazines you never read or overestimating how many groceries you need and then throwing away those that have gone off.Read More›
February 21, 2018 by Powers Financial Group
Impossible work deadlines can really create a sense of dread and often add to the stress levels in any workplace.
At work, many of us are trying to find balance while juggling large numbers of tasks as we try and complete endless to- do lists.Read More›
January 23, 2018 by Powers Financial Group
The Back to Work Regional Employment Package is a $305 million initiative designed to give businesses the confidence to employ regional job seekers and provide an economic boost to regions facing challenging times.
Employer Support, Youth Boost and Mature-Aged Worker Boost payments are available under the program guidelines to employers who meet all of the program eligibility criteria.Read More›
December 13, 2017 by Sedex Global
Powers recently attended the Australian Women in Agriculture Conference in Brisbane. The event attracted women from all over the country as well as speakers from various fields all relating to agriculture.
One of the most interesting talks was from Sedex. Sedex is an innovative company that is working with agricultural industries around the world to create a platform for supply chains.Read More›
October 23, 2017 by admin
Many Australian employers from different industries require a steady stream of productive labour and often are unable to find enough local or reliable labour.
The Australian Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) fills gaps in rural labour by providing a reliable workforce that can return each season. It also boosts the economic development of 10 participating nations by providing access to workers from Pacific island countries and Timor-Leste.
The Programme enables workers from nine Pacific countries: Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Nauru, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu and Timor-Leste to work in Australia for periods of six to nine months.Read More›
October 23, 2017 by Powers Financial Group
The way we receive and consume food is changing. Now more so than ever we are unaware of where our food is coming from, whether it is local to our area and what growing practices have been used to produce it.
There are ways to ensure that local and ethical produce is getting consumed more and for some, this means creating a food coop.Read More›
August 29, 2017 by Estelle McMillan
Preparing for maternity leave is an exciting and special time for expecting parents.
With all the necessary arrangements needing to be made it is important that the preparations at work are planned ahead of time for both the employer and employee.
Returning to work after maternity leave can be daunting, with extra responsibilities it is even more important to consider work-life balance.Read More›
August 25, 2017 by Charles Page
Most entrepreneurs use business as a way to pursue their passions, whether it’s philanthropy, culture, sports or politics.
Sharon Osberg is the other way around.
Her passion is playing bridge, a card game for math whizzes. Her passion led her into a rarefied world most others would kill to be a part of. Her alternative approach to investment has solidified her position amongst some of the most influential and successful entrepreneurs of our time.Read More›
April 26, 2017 by Estelle McMillan