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AICD supports cutting red tape for charitable fundraising
21 September 2020
In late August, the Intergovernmental Charitable Fundraising National Working Group, which consists of officials from the states and territories together with the ACNC, released a discussion pape...
Jobless rate drops to 6.8 per cent in August surprise
18 September 2020 | Mark Thirlwell MAICD
August’s labour market report was surprisingly strong, delivering a marked decline in the unemployment rate, a small rise in the participation rate and an increase of 111,000 in employment. ...
Phoenix Directors now personally liable for GST
16 September 2020
Under changes passed by Federal parliament, directors can now be held personally liable where entities fail to pay GST, luxury car tax (LCT) and the wine equalisation tax (WET).This extends the existi...
AICD lodged a submission with the Australian Accounting Standards Board on ED 302 Amendments to Aust...
15 September 2020
On 10 September 2020 the AICD lodged a submission with the Australian Accounting Standards Board on ED 302 Amendments to Australian Accounting Standards – Disclosures in Special Purpose Financia...
What should I be doing if my entity employs regular and systematic casual employees?
14 September 2020
In May 2020 the Full Bench of the Federal Court handed down a decision in the case of Workpac Pty Ltd v Rossato. This case dealt with the circumstances in which employees engaged as casuals may be rec...
Why leaders must talk to staff on mental health
14 September 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
The year 2020, where many of us are feeling fragile, will go down in history as one of the most challenging for mental health at work and at home, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As insurance claims for...
AICD and Governance Institute launch new report: Governance through a crisis
11 September 2020
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and the Governance Institute of Australia have published a new report about the impact of COVID-19 on board practices and insights into the governa...
Consumer sentiment bounces back
11 September 2020 | Mark Thirlwell MAICD
The Westpac-Melbourne Institute index of consumer sentiment jumped 18 per cent in September, while the weekly ANZ-Roy Morgan index also rose over the past week.
AICD & Governance Institute report: Key learnings from the COVID-19 crisis
11 September 2020
The AICD and the Governance Institute of Australia have collaborated to produce a new report Governing Through a Crisis: Lessons from COVID-19 that explores the impact of the pandemic on board pra...
AICD applauds extension of insolvency relief
7 September 2020
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has applauded the Federal Government’s extension of the director liability moratorium for insolvent trading.