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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.

09/09/2015 - 3:28pm

For the most part, returning from holiday is the worst part of the experience. Having to head back to the nine-to-five lifestyle after a relaxing and invigorating break away is rarely welcomed.

08/09/2015 - 4:09pm

There is a misunderstanding among some health insurance policyholders that public-hospital-only cover will allow them to bypass the often long waiting lists seen in most facilities.

28/08/2015 - 11:54am

When it comes to attracting, retaining and getting the most out of workers, businesses have two paths to take. They can either keep their capital investments low and their place of employment relatively uncompetitive, or spend a little on offering employees an incentive to arrive, stay and work to a high standard.