Trainers, instructors, adult teachers, human resource developers, workplace educators, community educators, learning consultants and knowledge managers are just some of the titles given to the people, who are given the responsibility to develop individual and organisational learning. People who undertake this role are faced with a number of conflicting yet ever-present pressures. Among these pressures are: 1. demands to decrease the dollar and time investment in staff development, 2. the increasing complexity of technology, 3. the enhanced expectations of adult-learners that they be treated as…
Shape Up Your Finances: The Personal Finances Handbook (2nd Edition) by Ian Birt
Shape Up Your Finances: The Personal Finances Handbook is for Australian individuals of any age. It is a handy short general guide to help you get your personal finances into shape.
The book offers insights into managing your personal finances, outlining what you need to consider through three life stages: early on, working life and retirement. It describes financial processes in a clear and concise way without the jargon, and it includes plenty of practical tips and suggestions.
It includes simple overviews of earning income, controlling spending, building assets, taxes, entitlements, and superannuation. The tax savings tips alone are worth the price of this book! Also included is an outline of financial matters in retirement, including organising retirement income, making wills – and even funeral arrangements.
It is important to learn how to invest in yourself to create and maintain your income-earning ability. Whatever your goals, Shape Up Your Finances will help you gain the confidence and know-how to put your own personal finances into better order so that you can live the lifestyle of your choice.
Legal Compliance and Risk Management in Small Business (2nd Edition) by Ian Birt
This book outlines the necessary steps for small businesses to take in order to prevent breaches of the law. It enables new businesses, firstly, to identify and implement all relevant regulatory requirements. It then delves into the intricacies of contracts, the legally enforceable agreements that create rights and obligations. Specific chapters focus on the need to negotiate and arrange contracts applying to work relationships, insurance cover, commercial leasing and other land dealings. It concludes by covering ongoing business compliance with legislative requirements relating to consumer protection, work health and safety, taxation procedures and business records.
It is the right of every person to work in a safe environment. Globally every year, however, more than two million people lose their lives to work-related injury and disease. And this does not take into account the millions who are also injured while at work. WHS Management: Contemporary Issues in Australia is a practical guide to managing work health and safety in Australian organisations. Written for students and safety professionals, it introduces the issues safety professionals are faced with in their efforts to improve…
Print ISBN: 978-1-925716-40-5 $54.95 eBook eISBN: 978-1-925716-41-2 $30.95 Ian Birt Small businesses, like all businesses, operate in an increasingly regulated environment. Increasing business regulation is being driven by public desire for greater protection of consumers, workers and the physical environment. These developments are occurring in a rapidly changing and increasingly complex society. Being in business, you need to comply with all relevant laws and regulations. Legal compliance avoids regulators imposing penalties and others suing for damages. Legal Compliance and Risk Management in Small Business outlines…