Volume 12 Issue 14

  • Date:23 Jul 2014
  • Type:Boardroom Report

Make a fresh start this financial year

Directors of small and medium-sized enterprises should make a clean start early in the new financial year, outsourcing overdue accounts to a collection agency and asking for the right reports.

Roger Mendelson, CEO of debt recovery company Prushka, says they should use the new financial year as a reason to revise their trading terms and ensure they are set up properly to protect their businesses.

Charities to be again regulated by ASIC and the ATO

The federal government has released an options paper detailing its regulatory and compliance plans once the charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission is disbanded.

New report backs calls for employee share scheme reforms

A new report backs widespread calls for the government to reverse the 2009 legislative changes to employee share schemes, showing that reforms could potentially boost the Australian economy by $1.4 billion over a decade.

The differences between executive and non-executive directors

A recent court decision describes the legal differences between an executive director and a non-executive director.

The power of one woman

A study in Canada has found that having just one woman on the board can improve governance and make a difference. 

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