Increasing collaboration with the legal team

Traditionally, lawyers have sat outside the core operations of a business, far removed from the everyday processes and nuances that feed into legal issues that businesses have to deal with. It has never been expected for lawyers to live side-by-side other business departments, however – in a highly competitive market – the benefits associated with closer collaboration are becoming plainly obvious to businesses looking to gain a competitive advantage.

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Robots and the future of healthcare

The Sunshine Coast University Hospital in Queensland is about to welcome some seriously unique new staff members. It’s not some science fiction scheme, the introduction of robots is the hospital’s attempt to free up valuable human resources for vital healthcare tasks that only humans can do.

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How the rule of law is important to business

If you’ve ever seen Mad Max, you’ll have some understanding of the consequences of an unfair (or non-existent!) justice system. That’s where the rule of law comes in. The rule of law is a concept designed to keep life fair, just and orderly – and it also applies to businesses. To make the best decisions for you and your business, you need to understand how these laws work.

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How to build engineering skills for today’s hiring landscape

Cheap, off-shore design centres are a low-cost and time-effective option for many businesses. While this has taken some design work away from the Australian market, Aussie engineers don’t need to panic just yet. There are still plentiful positions for skilled engineers with strong design skills, they just have to bring other things to the table in order to compete with their overseas rivals. Continue reading






The importance of understanding business law

No man is an island. And no business operates in isolation from external challenges. Business leaders are constantly required to make agreements and transactions that have legal ramifications, often without full comprehension or up-to-date knowledge of their parameters.

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