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PepsiCo ANZ and REDcycle to turn chip packets into furniture

PepsiCo ANZ has partnered with REDcycle to transform discarded chip packets into a range of “sturdy products”, including furniture. REDcycle processing partner, Replas, specialises in converting soft plastics into fitness circuits, outdoor furniture, bollards and signage, among other products. All consumers have to do is drop off their chip packets …

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E-invoicing will improve SME cashflow, says ombudsman

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says e-invoicing is good for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). Ms Carnell argues that it streamlines payments and improves cashflow, and therefore makes SMEs more productive. She also welcomed the Australian Treasury’s public consultation on how e-invoicing could work best. $28 …

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BP Australia dedicated to working with indigenous peoples

BP Australia has launched its third Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). According to the company, the 2018-2020 RAP strengthens its dedication to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. BP says it defined the focus of the RAP through “extensive engagement” with its employees, indigenous communities and external stakeholders. “I’m …

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Minister to intervene in ‘double dipping’ case

Federal Jobs and Industrial Relations Minister Kelly O’Dwyer says she’ll intervene in a federal court case involving employee entitlements. The company involved is WorkPac, which describes itself as “specialising in recruitment for mining jobs, construction, engineering, and oil and gas jobs”. The National Retail Association (NRA) has welcomed the minister’s …

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