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How Technology is Putting the ‘Pro’ in Proactive Manual Handling

Workplace injuries can happen any day of the year and with a 16% rise in legal proceedings resulting in convictions, it is crucial that businesses equip themselves with the necessary tools to minimise their risk, and the relevant armour to combat any road-bumps along the way. In our highly stressful and time-poor day-to-day, we tend to dive headfirst into tasks…

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Contracts Demystified

Clients often ask us whether there is one common area where businesses are exposed in the food and beverage industry. The response is surprisingly easy – it’s contract management. Contracts are a tool for defining the rules around a relationship. In many respects they define how risk is shared. For this reason, contracts, and their effective management, become a vitally…

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ACCC slugs Cereal Partners $32,400 for ‘misleading’ Uncle Toby’s oats claims

The ACCC is at it again! This time with Cereal Partners Australia, the manufacturer and distributor of Uncle Tobys, for the alleged use of a combination of words and statements, enhanced on the box, with the intention of misleading consumers. It seems like the old cliche “always read the fine prints” still holds true – even when purchasing cereal. The…

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