Topic: COVID-19

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the virus strain severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Worldwide spread of the disease began for the first time in 2019 and has developed into the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.

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Business conditions hit record high, consumer confidence slips

NAB’s monthly index of business conditions rose to another record high in May, propelled by record results for employment, profitability and trading conditions, although business confidence did ...

Avoid the pitfalls that could lead to insolvency

Despite its economic toll, COVID-19 has not yet led to an uptick in insolvent companies entering external administration or individuals declaring bankruptcy. In fact, the reverse is true. However, wit...

Output now above pre-pandemic level

Australia’s real GDP rose 1.8 per cent over the March 2021 quarter to be 1.1 per cent higher over the year. Strong contributions from consumption, the housing sector and business investment on machin...

The power of partnership

Cover-More’s group CEO, Cara Morton GAICD, and Asia-Pacific CEO Judith Crompton MAICD are confronting the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry.

Proxies under the microscope

Treasury will consult on a slate of possible new requirements for proxy advisors.

Private investment jumps in Q1

The unemployment rate fell for a sixth consecutive month in April dropping to 5.5 per cent in a result that suggests Australia’s labour market is taking the end of the JobKeeper program in its stride....

Will your board stick to new ways of working post-pandemic?

Has your board significantly changed the way it works over the past year? Will it continue with these changes? A new global survey shows the pandemic accelerated operational changes and on average, di...

Post-JobKeeper unemployment rate falls to 5.5 per cent

The unemployment rate fell for a sixth consecutive month in April dropping to 5.5 per cent in a result that suggests Australia’s labour market is taking the end of the JobKeeper program in its stride....

Budget 2021-22: Setting the Scene

Last year brought Australia’s first Pandemic Budget. A few days beforehand, the Prime Minister had described it as ‘arguably one of the most important, if not the most important since the...

RBA sticks with status quo as budget day approaches

At its 4 May meeting the RBA again left all of its key policy settings unchanged despite flagging new and more optimistic forecasts for growth and unemployment. It also promised decisions on its yiel...
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