Volume 11 Issue 17

  • Date:04 Sep 2013
  • Type:Boardroom Report

Small businesses attract attention ahead of the election

The Council of Small Business of Australia (COSBOA) says small business has received more attention this election than in the past.

COSBOA believes small businesses would be best served by the Coalition’s policies and its Shadow Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, despite plans to abolish three favourable tax measures.

How to manage your cash flow

Bibby Financial Services' Gary Green provides some cash flow management tips as small businesses wait longer for payment and find dealing with their banks more difficult.

Board composition and short-termism on shareholders' radar

A new report warns that myopic investors can push companies into making poor long-term decisions and outlines why it can be difficult to assess whether the right boards are governing their companies.

Employee engagement programs are unengaging

Directors should be testing whether their organisation's employee engagement program is aligned to its goals and strategies and uses technology to pinpoint avenues of improvement.

ASX revises its corporate governance principles

Your input can help inform Company Directors’ submission to a consultation paper on proposed changes to the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations.

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