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What are BIZassistBriefings?

Members tell us that they sometimes struggle to keep abreast of all the issues likely to affect their business.  BIZassistBriefings are therefore a time efficient means of getting up to speed on the current issues and changes and can help you keep a step ahead in business.

BIZassistBriefings are available via webinar, and brought to you by Ai Group experts in the relevant topic fields.

Attend the scheduled live webinars and have the opportunity to ask questions of our expert panels, or watch on demand at your convenience.  


Latest topics covered

Your Business Conditions, Improvement & Growth

Tuesday 25 March, 10.00am AEDT

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Changing gears - Business outlook and strategies for 2014

The Australian economy is changing gear in 2014 - productivity and international competitiveness remain key issues for the national economy as it rebalances as the mining investment boom winds down.
Businesses will need to remain focussed on improving and maximising competitive advantage to keep ahead and succeed.
In this 30 minute webcast we will take a look at:

  • What CEOs are expecting in 2014 - Key findings from Ai Group’s National CEO Survey outlining the expectations of CEOs for the coming year and the strategies they will be implementing to remain competitive and to grow
  • Supply chain effectiveness - Strategies to investigate and improve supply chain effectiveness through cost efficiency, agility and sustainability
  • Strategic alliances - Developing external relationships and partnerships to capitalise on opportunities by utilising respective competitive advantage

Your Business Employment, Safety and Workers' Compensation

Wednesday 19 March, 10.00am AEDT

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This 90 minute webcast will cover a range of topical issues in the world of employment, safety and workers’ compensation and will feature a detailed discussion on how to effectively manage drug and alcohol issues in the workplace, with particular emphasis on:

  • developing and implementing an appropriate policy to suit your work environment;
  • workplace health and safety implications;
  • the complexities of alternative testing methods; and
  • relevant Fair Work Commission decisions.


Other topics include:

  • Workplace relations, safety and workers' compensation policy - a look at what's making the news
  • New bullying jurisdiction - a report on the progress of the new bullying jurisdiction, as well as a review of other recent Fair Work Act amendments
  • Workplace Gender Equality reporting - more complex reporting requirements are in force for year ending 31 March 2014; a review of what these changes are and how best businesses can prepare
  • Wage underpayments - a review of the Fair Work Ombudsman activity in pursuing wage underpayment claims and the measures which should be taken to protect against claims
  • Senior Management engagement with health and safety - the importance of informal communications
  • Exploring workplace psychological health and safety - an introductory look at current prevention strategies employers can use to address the rising personal and business costs of psychological illness and injury
  • Workers’ compensation premiums - key things to consider as the financial year draws to a close


What our members are saying:

"Thanks for the videos; it does help to keep up with legal requirements and trends. It is difficult sometimes getting out of the office to attend information workshops - this makes it much better to access!"
"I've just watched a couple of the BIZassistBriefing videos and they are excellent. Well done Ai Group!"


How can I access the BIZassistBriefings?

BIZassistBriefings are scheduled three times a year - usually in March, July and November, all via webinar accessed through the Ai Group website from the comfort and convenience of your office.

You can view scheduled broadcasts of each of the webinars on Employment, Safety & Workers' Compensation and Business Conditions, Improvement and Growth, where experienced advisers will be online to answer your questions.

Plus, following the scheduled broadcasts, you can watch all BIZassistBriefing webinars at any time, as many times as you like, at your convenience from any location.

View past BIZassistBriefing webinars at the Ai Group TV section of our website.