Volume 13 Issue 20

Technology experts increasing priority for boards

A recent article from the Harvard Business Review suggests boards need a dedicated technology expert, while an experienced director cautions against over-reliance on “expert” directors.

ASIC funding plan under the spotlight

The Federal Government’s plan to adopt an industry-funding model for the corporate regulator has raised some concerns among the business community.

Proposed accounting standards changes for NFPs

The Australian Accounting Standards Board Exposure Draft 260 has raised concerns over the proposed change to the way not-for-profits recognise income in financial reporting.

Shareholders demanding cyber safeguards

The latest AMP Capital 2014-2015 Corporate and Governance report finds that shareholders are increasingly seeking assurance that the companies they invest in are considering data and cyber security at board level.

Support for women to join senior leadership ranks

Supporting more women into senior leadership roles was the topic of conversation at a recent 'women in leadership' roundtable, following the release of the Government's Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2014-15.

STEM for growth

A focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in Australia’s school curriculum is the key to unlocking future innovation in business.

Practical guides to business in Asia

Australian businesses looking to tap into growth opportunities in Asia have been encouraged to make use of the country starter packs that have been developed by Asialink Business.

Hunter Hall appointments

Hunter Hall Global Value has appointed Paul Jensen as an independent non-executive director. It has also appointed Hunter Hall group founder, Peter Hall AM as a non-executive director.

  • Date:14 Oct 2015
  • Type:Boardroom Report