The types of benefits businesses should consider for their employees

The types of benefits businesses should consider for their employees

n Australia-wide survey asked employees what benefits they would most want from their employers. The following are the top 10 benefits: Flexible working Discounts on electricity, gas and water Continued education options Petrol discounts Free meals Supermarket discounts Mental wellness initiatives Subsidised massages, yoga, and gym memberships Special company deals on loans, mortgages, health insurance…

Types of partnerships

Types of partnerships

There are four types of partnerships. The partnership type you choose will depend on what best suits the partners involved. General Partnership (GP) All partners involved will be equally responsible for the management of the business. Each member has unlimited liability (personally liable) for the debts and obligations that the business incurs. Limited Partnership (LP)…

Preserving your customer’s confidentiality

Preserving your customer’s confidentiality

Customers trust businesses with a lot of personal information and it is the business’ responsibility to maintain confidentiality. Businesses should take relevant precautions to ensure that the privacy and personal information of their customers is not compromised. Encrypting the information you receive from customers: There are programs available which encrypt information that customers send to…

Responding to negative feedback

Responding to negative feedback

The internet and social media have made it all too easy for customers to relay their feedback to businesses. This can be a great thing because it shows other customers or potential customers why they should choose your business. However, this also means that if a customer has a negative experience, then their public feedback…

Collaboration to grow business

Collaboration to grow business

Businesses can gain a lot from collaboration, regardless of the industry they are in. The following are some reasons why businesses should care about collaboration. Get inspired As a business, it is important to build a routine and figure out day-to-day operations. However, this might mean that you stop trying different techniques which could be…

Importance of record keeping for businesses

Importance of record-keeping for businesses

For businesses operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, the task of keeping records can fall secondary to everyday business operations. However, failing to efficiently keep up-to-date and comprehensive records can hurt your business’s long term operations. Probably the most important reason behind sound record-keeping is that it allows you to learn and grow from…