Volume 11 Issue 23

  • Date:27 Nov 2013
  • Type:Boardroom Report

New government buoys business outlook

The latest Director Sentiment Index reveals that Australian directors are much more optimistic about the outlook for business and the economy since the Abbott government’s election, but view red tape and the burden of regulation as Australia’s greatest economic challenges.

For the first time in the survey’s history, a majority of directors surveyed agreed that “the current government understands business”.

Keeping your road map to success private 

Should you disclose your board skills matrix to your competitors and the rest of the market even though it’s a draft recommendation of the ASX Corporate Governance Council?

ASIC re-examines its policy on employee incentive schemes

ASIC has released a consultation paper aimed at keeping its policy on employee incentive schemes up to date with market developments and shifts in the law.

CIOs play a more important role in the boardroom

CIOs are playing a more prominent role in the boardroom as companies increase their investments in IT, innovation and digital strategies.

Preparing for privacy law reforms

Australian directors have a lot to do to prepare for the reforms to the Privacy Act 1988, which take effect from March 2014.


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