Volume 12 Issue 17

  • Date:05 Sep 2014
  • Type:Boardroom Report

Alarming global employment shortages revealed

A new report has revealed some alarming trends for the 25 major economies that represent over 80 per cent of the total world GDP. 

What’s the purpose of a strategic plan?

Strategic planning has recently been considered de rigeur for board involvement, but in many instances the process has overtaken its true purpose.

Speak up for tax reform

Australian businesses have been invited to express their views on the current tax system and its impact on their operations. 

Rural women recognised with inaugural scholarships

The Australian Institute of Company Directors has announced the 30 recipients of its inaugural diversity scholarships for women in rural and remote areas.

Has the AGM reached its use-by date?

A recent survey shows 47 per cent of direct investors have never been to an AGM, so should the system be changed?

Issuance underwriting fees skyrocket

Top companies conducting share issues must ensure they oversee the capital raising process to avoid paying too much in underwriting fees. 

Small business advocate gets some teeth

Small businesses have been invited to comment on draft legislation that will cement the power of the Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman.

NED fee pool announcement

New requirements for resolutions to increase the non-executive director fee pool have been announced by the Australian Stock Exchange.

Peter Macourt appointed Prime Media Group director

Former Foxtel director and current Sky New Zealand chairman, Peter Macourt GAICD has been appointed a director at Prime Media Group. 

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