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Cyber Threat highlighted by recent attacks

Just when you think there are enough challenges for businesses at the moment, this week beverage giant Lion shutdown its IT systems causing delays to production and supply due to a targeted cyber-attack.  This follows closely on from similar attacks impacting Toll logistics, Bluescope Steel, and the NSW Government. This threat became very real for our own business recently due…

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COVID Safe Plans… no longer a good idea, now a requirement

Scott Morrison recently announced the 3 step plan for relaxing isolation measures and re-opening the economy.  In most states, the first steps in enacting this plan have now been taken. Restricted opening of venues and staged return to schools has allowed many businesses to start thinking about the future. What is also clear in the COVIDSafe Australia Framework is the…

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PM Scott Morrison says it’s time to get Australians back to work after coronavirus shutdown…but, how do we do this safely?

Mr. Morrison said another national cabinet meeting this Friday (7 May) will provide a consistent approach to reopening the economy across the states and territories. To support this, new workplace safety protocols have been released by SafeWork Australia (SWA) to guide businesses out of the coronavirus pandemic. The measures are industry-specific, dividing the economy into 23 industry sectors to provide…

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Planning for an Outbreak – What You Can Learn From Ruby Princess

In recent weeks we have been contacted by a range of clients requesting support to document pandemic scenario continuity plans. Customers are looking for certainty in their supply chains that food and beverage manufacturers are prepared to handle a likely second wave  COVID-19 outbreak. A crisis plan to handle an outbreak looks very different from a typical Business Continuity Plan…

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Meeting your COVID-19 Officer Obligations

The health and safety of employees Officers have an obligation to ensure the safety, health and welfare of their workers and others for the business undertaking they are responsible for. This obligation hasn’t been relaxed by the current government changes and clearly COVID-19 is a hazard to workers. This means it is imperative that as an employer, you have a COVID-19 plan in place to ensure you reasonably…

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3 insights why companies should pay more attention to food recall crisis management

The complexities of a recall event can have a wide-reaching impact on a business, as it can carry a potential loss of revenue, productivity, business relationships, and a long-term decline in the company’s public image. With these insights in mind, and the knowledge that recalls over the past ten years are increasing, we wondered just how prepared the Australian food…

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