Having a highly valued currency seems like a good thing on the surface, but there are actually downsides to it, and Australia is experiencing them all. Whilst there are certainly many benefits that Australia is now able to enjoy, the highly valued currency impacts trade, and much more.
Archive for July, 2012
Every computer, or computing system, is liable to breakdown or lose efficiency at some point, unless it is properly maintained. For a business, an inefficient computer system could be disastrous for many different areas, from administrative duties and communication, to customer support services and business intelligence.
More and more commerce is being carried out online than ever before. This is a great opportunity for small business owners who cannot afford to stock and sell goods, while also paying for a traditional bricks-and-mortar store. Establishing an online store, rather than a physical one, allows you to save [...]
Tyre alignment is an essentially important element of your vehicle condition. Cars are finely tuned machines and even the slightest of problems in one area can have a significant knock on effect on other moving parts in your car. This article considers some of the dangers of bad tyre alignment [...]
If you run a business or company, with even just a small number of employees and visiting clients, then it is essential that the safety procedures within your offices and company arein order. Whilst all businesses will undoubtedly have safety systems of some sort in place, it is very likely [...]
Prematurely losing a loved one is a terrible situation to suffer, and one that causes problems far beyond the immediate grief. Partners and spouses often rely upon one another to fund their retirement, and to meet significant payments that are not possible alone. In the event of an unfortunate death, [...]
A home invasion is a burglary that takes place, whilst the occupants are home. A mixture of burglary and mugging, this crime can be incredibly traumatic for those involved, and it leaves long-lasting mental and physical scars. These invasions sometimes occur by accident, when the home is believed to be [...]
We all need to have some sort of plan for retirement in place, and small business owners are generally hoping that their business can rise to the occasion. Whether you are looking to buy a business as an investment, or you already own one, you should know that using a [...]
Amazingly, there are 5 babies born every second on a global scale. This phenomenal number of babies demonstrates how we are never alone in celebrating a new birth. For every individual, a new baby is a wonderful event, and in the Western world, it is celebrated with flowers, games, baby [...]
Surplus cash in your budget may seem like a good thing but it might actually be an indicator that you’re not running your business as efficiently as you could. This may sound counter-intuitive but excess cash sitting in your bank account will earn little return. It could be better used [...]
Any time a site is under construction, it is at increased risk of intruders, so if you are currently managing an open construction site, make sure you are taking your site security seriously. Site intruders can cause your business to lose valuable money and time, so make sure your site [...]
If your office doesn’t have a fire safety plan, you really should think about establishing one, because every day you go on without one is another day that you are taking a huge risk. For the sake of your staff, your assets and your business, start planning for fire protection [...]