Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - January, 2015
An Australian expert has raised some ideas for the Federal Government, which may stop billions of dollars in company profits leaving the country untaxed.
Locals help future Cambodian coders
They may not own their own computers, but learning computer programming may help many Cambodian children find their way to productive future careers.
Study finds risk of limited range
The latest Goldman Sachs investor survey has found a habit among local retail investors that could put them in a place of risk.
ASIO never forgets... or deletes
There are some very interesting points made by authorities in submissions ahead of the Federal Government’s proposed metadata retention bill.
Local Gov building love gives China serious hangover
As China’s building boom slows, many are looking at mounds of local government debt for answers.
New PS Comm dodges 'warlord' claims
The new Public Service Commissioner has denied claims that he is a “stalwart of the radical right”.
Many worked up over workplace review
The Federal Labor Party says itThere are claims that the looming workplace review will create a class of US-style working poor. fears the looming workplace review will create a class of US-style working poor.
Uni launches moves for a happier office
A new study has identified a few key exercises to keep people happier at work.
Climate outlook says all sectors must respond
Australia’s top national science agencies say looming climate change will hit the nation hard, and the chance to do anything about it is slipping away.
Council plugs health help in green offices
According to the Green Building Council of Australia, the design and layout of a workspace can have some pretty dramatic effects on productivity, health and wellbeing of staff.
Gas finds bring good times despite oil price
New figures show resource and energy giant Santos is in the money.
Girls' early results show weight of lost potential
An international study has found that girls outperform boys in educational achievement worldwide.
Leigh weighs in on taxis, tax and big tech
The shadow assistant treasurer has taken up the push to tax tech companies, and warned of some dangers in the new digital economy.
Slight word of more coal sales
Anglo American has hinted that it will put two more Australian coal mines up for sale.
Solar slug held up to Senate's light
A senate inquiry has been launched to find why so many are hit with high costs and hidden fees after switching to solar power.
Bosses dodging fallout from Fukushima
Executives from the nuclear power company at the centre of the 2011 Fukushima disaster won’t face charges.
Finance bodies want broader look at awards
The Productivity Commission has hinted that default funds under modern awards will not be included into its inquiry into Workplace Relations Framework, much to the chagrin of some financial services lobby groups.
Ministers' misstep hurts independence
The legal and academic communities have backed Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs, as she faces criticism from the Australian Government.
Unions fend off hints of attack on super
The Federal Government has put reforms on the agenda that already have unions on the defensive.
Big bank's big plan for ten years of help
One of Australia’s major banks will employ at least 400 indigenous Australians in a big hiring push over the next few years.