Archive for June, 2013

Your Superannuation Guarantee is Increasing to 12%!

0 Comments   Posted: 28/06/13   by Inspire Media

By William Cowie   Major changes to superannuation guarantees Superannuation requirements have been increased! From the start of the 2013/2014 financial year, the percentage of superannuation employers must pay employees is higher. Ultimately, superannuation will increase from 9% in 2012/2013 up to 12% in 2019/2020.  Superannuation guarantee increments: Financial Year Rate % 2011/2012 9 2012/2013 Read the full post

Tips For Keeping Your Student Credit Card In Check

0 Comments   Posted: 28/06/13   by Inspire Media

Tips For Keeping Your Student Credit Card In Check

With more than 15 million credit cards in circulation in Australia alone and an average spend of 21 million dollars per year across the nation; it’s safe to say that banking is big business. Statistics show the average card has just over a $3,300 balance, which can be a significant amount to pay off for Read the full post

How to Become a Bookkeeper

0 Comments   Posted: 27/06/13   by William Cowie

How to Become a Bookkeeper

Bookkeeping is a popular profession in Australia. It has all the advantages of being a semi-professional ‘white collar’ career. At the same time, it offers you opportunities to start your own business, work from home and have a long term career in the bookkeeping and accounting industry. Barriers to entry are relatively low. Starting your financial Read the full post

Budgeting tips for students: studying and living on a low income

2 Comments   Posted: 27/06/13   by William Cowie

Tips for Living on a Student Budget

Tips for Living on a Student Budget 1. Set a budget You should know, at least roughly, how much money you earn every week. Work out how much you need to save each week, so you have something put away for emergencies. Deduct money you’re saving for fun stuff (holidays, new gadgets, etc). What you Read the full post

Professional Development – Hard and Soft Skills for Teachers

0 Comments   Posted: 26/06/13   by Inspire Media

"Taking up additional courses is important in your professional development"

Professional Development for Teachers What is professional development? Professional development refers to skills and knowledge attained for both personal development and career advancement. It can include a huge variety of learning including accredited and non-accredited training courses or educational development in the form of conferences, practical learning and consultation and coaching. When do you need professional Read the full post

How to Create an Effective Safety Incentive Program in Your Workplace

2 Comments   Posted: 26/06/13   by Inspire Media

By William Cowie Safety incentive programs are contentious tools in the world of work health and safety. They have the potential to be seriously detrimental to workplace health and safety if poorly planned and implemented. If done well, they can be a key component of a long-term health and safety culture. We’ve previously explored the Read the full post

Safety incentive programs – Genius or disaster?

0 Comments   Posted: 26/06/13   by Inspire Media

By William Cowie Effective safety programs have serious ROI potential for your workplace. The Liberty Mutual Institute for Safety claims that for every $1 spent on workplace health and safety, they save at least $3. A poll of financial decision makers (chief financial officers, controllers, vice presidents and directors of finance) found that perceptions of Read the full post

Kids Health: Stages of Cognitive Development in Children

0 Comments   Posted: 26/06/13   by Inspire Media

Stages of Cognitive Development in Children can be useful when studying the Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care

From birth until 12 months old, newborns almost triple their weight and increase their length by more than a half. This rapid physical development, however, is only one of the developmental milestones you will notice in children, which also include social and emotional development, speech and language development and cognitive development. Discussed below will be Read the full post

The Future of Dementia Part 2: Revolutionary NEW Dementia Treatment

0 Comments   Posted: 25/06/13   by Inspire Media

The Future of Dementia Part 2: Revolutionary NEW Dementia Treatment

Welcome to part 2 of Inspire’s 2 part series on dementia and Alzheimers! NEW Breakthrough in Dementia Treatment In a gated community is Weesp, just 30minutes outside Amsterdam in the Netherlands, is a revolutionary, purpose built, 24-hour, care facility for people with dementia, Hogewey. Hogewey is setting new standards and raising the bar for dementia care. Read the full post

The Future of Dementia Part 1: Dementia and Alzheimer’s in Australia

0 Comments   Posted: 25/06/13   by Inspire Media

Dementia and Alzheimer’s in Australia

Welcome to the part 1 of Inspire’s 2 part series on Dementia and Alzheimers! • Part 1 will look at dementia units studied within aged care, what dementia is, and the differences between dementia and Alzheimers, symptoms, causes and care options for those with dementia. • Part 2 will investigate the revolutionary new breakthrough in the Read the full post

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