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NFP Matters: a new podcast with leading directors from the sector
2 June 2020
NFP Sector Lead Phil Butler discusses how the sector is faring through COVID-19 with leading directors.
The road to recovery for Ocean Grown Abalone
1 June 2020 | Stuart Ridley
When WA's Ocean Grown Abalone was hit with a slide in exports after the coronavirus, it had to work fast to find a solution. Now the industry is focusing on survival and recovery.
AICD's COVID-19 regulatory priorities
1 June 2020 | Louise Petschler GAICD
As policy attention shifts to recovery and rebuilding, AICD general manager of Advocacy Louise Petschler calls for a regulatory reset to support growth and modernise governance laws.
Advocacy and policy
Insolvency fears front of mind for organisations during COVID-19
1 June 2020
As Australian businesses continue to grapple with reduced revenue and strategic uncertainty, boards should be alert to changing financial risks.
Consumer confidence and ASX rise, construction spend falls
29 May 2020 | Mark Thirlwell MAICD
Consumer confidence rose again (just) for an eighth consecutive week and there are now accompanying signs of a recovery in consumer spending as captured by bank credit and debit card data. Financial m...
5 tips for leaders to navigate culture during recovery
28 May 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
As we prepare for a return to the office, workplace culture should be on the agenda for leaders to navigate as part of the COVID-19 crisis recovery. But what may have changed along the way, how can th...
Emergency continuous disclosure relief - what directors need to know
28 May 2020 | Sally Linwood GAICD
The Government has announced temporary amendments to the Corporations Act to provide that companies and officers will only be liable for continuous disclosure breaches if there has been knowledge, re...
Duties and responsibilities
Do you have a digital plan for recovery?
28 May 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
If there is one trend to emerge from the chaos of COVID-19, it has been to channel a captive worldwide audience into the online delivery of services, information and products. As a result of this onli...
Is your audit committee asking these questions?
27 May 2020 | Aletta Boshoff
As audit committees navigate the practical challenges of accounting, reporting and disclosing the impacts of COVID-19 and new Accounting Standards for 30 June 2020, the following series of questions a...
Gender diversity on ASX 200 boards holds steady
26 May 2020
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has today revealed that the ASX 200 has maintained 30.7 per cent women on boards, as at the end of April.