A boost for Australia’s fine wool, a win for devotees of quality

The fine wool industry is delighted with the recent announcement that the luxury Italian fashion label Zegna is to buy a majority share of Achill, a 2564 hectare sheep property near Armidale, NSW. This acquisition will enable Zegna to be involved in every step of the...

Australian Tax Office staff told they're dressing too sexy

Noel Towell | The Age | 5 May 2014 Public servants at the Taxation Office have been told they are dressing too sexily for their jobs. Bosses at Taxation have cracked down on the “revealing” or “immodest” outfits some of their officials were...

Handsome men preferred to woo investors

The latest research on how good looks makes a difference when pitching to investors reveals some interesting insights, and although it may come across as superficial, the research only confirms what image consultants have always known. How handsome men win at work 12...

Do Uniform Codes Matter?

Is there anyone in Australia who hasn’t been required to wear a uniform at one time or another? Most of us have not-so-fond memories of school uniforms that were itchy, synthetic, shapeless, expensive, seemingly designed by an alien and all-round hideous. Along with...