Why Businesses Need a Management System


Success is never an accident. Businesses that excel over the long term have the operational processes in place that ensure consistent high performance. But overseeing and managing those processes can be tough for the busy small business owner. Your days are already full seeing clients, looking for growth opportunities, and […]


3 different project management systems for a quality management system


If you’re considering applying for an ISO certification for your business, you’re going to need a good project management system. ISO certification is a signal that your business adheres to internationally recognised quality standards, and project management software is an important way to ensure consistency across your organisation. That’s why […]


5 ways to avoid preventable safety mistakes

For all good business owners your people come first, and keeping your team safe in the workplace is a major priority. But avoiding accidents requires both a thought-out strategy and a commitment to putting the right actions in place. Here are five ways you can help to avoid preventable safety […]


3 Reasons Internal Training Improves Your Business Profits


Your business is only as good as your people. You’ve probably heard that a million times — but it’s more relevant today than ever before. Technology, customer expectations and industry trends are developing at lightning speed in the dynamic modern economy. And the only way to compete is to ensure […]


4 Ways Quality Management Will Make You a Better Manager


                      You might be the best solicitor, architect, accountant, project manager or civil engineer in your industry, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have the right skill set to build a thriving business. Management is a whole new kettle of […]


3 Ways Management Consulting Helps Your Business Grow


Business growth doesn’t happen by accident. It requires a deep commitment to creating and maintaining the management processes that will boost your profitability, improve your stability and identify new business opportunities. Of course, that’s much easier said than done as the every-day challenges of running a business dominate your attention. […]


SafeWork NSW Blitz results are in

SafeWork NSW has recently announced the results of their campaign to reduce falls in the workplace – known as the blitz. This campaign was in response to alarming numbers of workplace falls tripling from 2013-2016. Workplace falls is the number one killer on construction sites in NSW. This is a […]


Heavy vehicle supply chain roles and responsibilities


As a manager or worker in the supply chain, you are obligated to ensure the safe and legal transportation of goods within Australia. A breach of Heavy Vehicle National Laws can result in a legal prosecution. It’s important to be aware of the roles and responsibilities of each party in […]


Why you need a safety consultant to reduce workplace risks


Business owners sometimes have the perception that safety consultancy may be an unnecessary financial burden. However, it’s vital to bear in mind that a safety consultant’s role is to identify gaps in existing safety processes. Identifying these gaps and responding with a process restructure helps minimise workplace injuries and can […]


Four reasons why risk management is important for your business


Risk management is a process dedicated to identifying risks within a business and developing procedures to mitigate or eliminate potential issues. An effective system helps maintain the safety of staff, whilst protecting business resources.   Risk management is an essential part of effective business planning and organisations are expected to […]


How Chain of Responsibility can save your business money

Chain of responsibility

Chain of Responsibility legislation changes come into effect in October 2018. Anyone working in the heavy vehicle industry and supply chain will be affected – but this shouldn’t be a cause for stress. Your business will be a safer, more profitable place by getting on board with the new legislation […]


How a Mentally Healthy Workforce Benefits Your Business


There’s no doubt a happy workplace is more productive and a better place to be. A workplace who fosters a positive culture of mental health can see a variety of benefits over workplaces who sweep mental health under the rug. To the businesses who are sweeping the mental health of […]


How Risk Assessments Save Your Business Money


Risk assessments often seem like a drain on time, resources, and valuable manpower. However, the investment of these three elements can save your business thousands (if not potentially millions) of dollars in fines, lawyers, and sick leave. If your business doesn’t perform regular risk assessments as part of your safety […]


2 Ways Quality Management Systems Will Help Your Business

team fist pump after quality management meeting

If you read our recent post on the benefits of internal safety audits, you’ll know that when staff have a purpose and are trained, they’re happier and more productive. Implementing a quality management system helps to define their purpose. But that’s not the only benefit of implementing a quality management […]


2018 Review of the model WHS laws (a quick guide)


2018 Review of the model WHS act: a quick guide of the laws   We know you’re busy, so we’ve written a summary of what you need to know about the reviews of the work health and safety laws. Click on the relevant links for more information if you require […]


The new changes to chain of responsibility obligations


Chain of Responsibility (CoR) obligations have been revised and will be arriving in mid-2018 bringing with it changes which will impact on many more organisations. These changes are closely aligned with workplace health and safety laws and see a significant increase in penalties for non-compliance. What is CoR? The National […]


5 Reasons why you MUST audit your business


Before you read any further I can hear your thoughts already. Internal audits… Talk about boring. Why do I need to be involved? I don’t ‘get’ internal auditing. Let me break it down in simple terms. An internal audit of your business is like a health check. Think about this […]


5 things you need to know about the ISO9001:2015 update


Late 2015 the standards committee introduced to the world a quality standard that is designed to fit any type and size of business. Our clients have asked us many questions about the new standard. What does it all mean? How do I apply this to my business and drive quality […]