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05/11/2015 - 9:28am

The vast majority of people use the new year as a blank slate. Whether it's a different job, change of diet, or even just altering a few lifestyle choices, January 1 can be a great time to start fresh. However, is this the case when it comes to private health insurance?

04/11/2015 - 2:35pm

The old business adage goes that it's much more costly to find and train new staff than it is to keep a current workforce happy. Consequently, casting an eye over turnover and retention is a must for business leaders who want their operation to be successful in the long term.

30/10/2015 - 9:54am

Maintaining general good health and wellbeing is a priority for many Australians, so private health insurance can be a no-brainer. However, finding the right policy is often complex, and it can be all too easy to switch off to the nuances and end up with an agreement that isn't a precise fit.

21/10/2015 - 3:13pm

The business world is only getting smaller, with more companies attempting to unlock greater profitability by exploring overseas markets. Whether the organisation's roots are firmly set in one city, state or even country, there are advantages to looking further afield to develop relationships.

20/10/2015 - 9:38am

Health and wellbeing is a central pillar in the lives of many Australians. However, it's not something that will necessarily look after itself in the long term. Even the fittest, most active and dietary-aware people can occasionally be afflicted by illness that requires thorough and effective treatment.

16/10/2015 - 9:59am

The world of work is filled with many factors that can impact general wellbeing - from air quality to workplace hazards. In fact, as the vast majority of sectors grow more competitive, there's even more burden being placed on even entry-level employees.

30/09/2015 - 3:21pm

When you're planning to travel abroad, how much planning do you put in? Sure, some people create a list of the sights they want to see and the activities they plan to partake in, but there are other important matters that could just as easily make or break your vacation.

22/09/2015 - 11:08am

One of the main reasons why people choose to buy private health insurance is the added confidence they receive from knowing they are covered in case a serious injury occurs.

21/09/2015 - 10:38am

Lifetime health cover (LHC) is a complex policy. The incentive to buy private health insurance early on in life is designed to help people plan for the treatment of any health conditions as they get older.

11/09/2015 - 2:56pm

How much can stress cost your business? According to Safe Work Australia, you're likely to be paying your share of the $10 billion bill the country is handed each and every year due to employee stress.

That's around $5,000 for each business in Australia, though its a rather unscientific estimate, with the total amount relying on the number of people you employ, as well as how you manage health issues in the workplace.