Topic: Politics


What is COP26 and why is it important?: A Primer on the Glasgow Conference

With COP26 discussions underway, AICD Chief Economist Mark Thirlwell MAICD looks at what’s at stake and what it means for the global economy. Register today for our LinkedIn Live discussi...

The power of strategic thinking

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's director of agriculture, Nick Austin, explains how a sound strategic plan can lead to transformational change.

What a Biden win means for the world

The impact of Trumpism and the 2020 US election outcome will be felt long after Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take over the White House. David Uren discusses what a Democrat victory means for the global...

The growing threat of economic coercion

The use of economic coercion by major powers in pursuit of political objectives is generating new risks for Australian businesses, writes David Uren.

The Dismal Science - Episode 23 - Culture eats strategy for Brexit.

Special guest Jamie Smyth, the Australian correspondent for the Financial Times, joins the podcast to make sense of the Brexit chaos.

What directors need to know about the 2019 federal election

With the 2019 federal election due 18 May, we summarise the major policies and issues voters (and directors) should be across.

The time is now for holistic tax reform

Tax reform needs to be holistic and the reform discussion should not be restricted to headline rates or specific concessions, writes Neil Billyard, Partner, BDO.

“Governance is right at the core of economics”: Introducing the AICD’s new chief economist

Mark Thirlwell will start as the AICD’s chief economist in February next year. He has nearly 30 years' experience as an economist, focusing on international political economy at the Bank of Engl...

SME champion Kate Carnell AO's advice for small businesses

The Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman shares her tips to help SMEs navigate business challenges, government policy and the banks.

Business confidence is on the rise in SA

With a new government and rising business confidence, SA directors see new opportunities
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