Volume 12 Issue 16

  • Date:20 Aug 2014
  • Type:Boardroom Report

Getting the most out of social media

Despite so much evidence about the value of digital and social media, an expert warns that many top executives and directors are still missing in action.

Corporate bond market in for a boost

New legislation is expected to be passed in the Senate next week aimed at making it easier for companies to issue corporate bonds, thus expanding their potential sources of debt financing.

Securing the talent for growth

A study finds many organisations lack adequate leadership pipelines, face widespread skill shortages and are struggling with grooming and growing the talent needed to turn strategy into action.

Financial reporting hurdle ahead for many NFPs

An accounting expert warns that a wide range of not-for-profit organisations – such as schools, churches and charities – are about to be caught up in a little-known accounting standard change which could put them at risk of breaching the Corporations Act 2001.

ASIC clarifies retail/wholesale test for SMSF trustees

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has ended ongoing legal uncertainty by clarifying how it will apply the wholesale investor test to self-managed superannuation funds.

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