Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For

Last week the Fair Work Commission ruled in favour of putting a floor of $25.41 per hour in the award for pickers in the horticulture sector. The move effectively abolishes piece rates where workers are paid based on how much they pick rather than an hourly rate. The Commission found that a “significant” proportion of pickers earned less than the..

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Simply Effective!

Simply Effective!

Good people make difficult things easy. The others find amazingly innovative ways to make simple things difficult. Active avoidance of any dealings with people in the second group is a genuinely worthwhile pursuit.

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Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law states that work expands to fill the time available. And this is important because it is a key driver of productivity, or more correctly, lack of productivity.  If you give someone a week to complete a task, they will usually take a week.  If you give them two days to complete the same task they’ll probably complete it in..

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Farewell Pete

Farewell Pete

Pete has left us to start a new role. It’s actually a new role with his previous employer, Abes Audio. I hope and expect that he is returning with many new skills acquired from his employment with us.    Pete was an excellent employee for his nearly 5 years with us and I hope he will call in from time..

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Reward and encourage your star employees

Reward and encourage your star employees

What’s the one thing you would do differently in your business if you could go back in time? Business is a journey with many opportunities and challenges. The way we react to each is a reflection of our experience, circumstances and state of mind at the time. Sometimes mistakes and poor decisions lead to profound insights and become a critical..

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Unicorn Business Solutions are based in Devonport Tasmania, with clients around Australia.

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Mail : PO Box 511 Devonport TAS 7310 Australia