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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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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Need help moving your Xero file from chaos to order?

Need help moving your Xero file from chaos to order?

Janelle is our champion client Xero file reviewer and fixer. We call this monthly process “Accountable” and it is where we ensure our client's data is accurate and can be relied upon for informed management decisions. Janelle left us for a few weeks last year intending to join the army. Fortunately for us and our clients, she didn’t make it..

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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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Everyone is Busy, But Nothing is Getting Done

Everyone is Busy, But Nothing is Getting Done

Everyone Is Busy, But Nothing is Getting Done (Unproductive) Recently we did a Strategic Planning Day for a Tradie with 6 employees.  He was working long hours and not earning much more than his employees. After many years of self employment he had lost his passion and was very frustrated with his life. He had lots of work and was searching..

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

64 Best Street, Devonport

Mail : PO Box 511 Devonport TAS 7310 Australia