Will the COVID-19 recession trigger a new era of structural change?

Healthcare, pharmaceuticals and technology are in the spotlight as the world adjusts to rapid structural change brought on by the COVID-19 recession, says AICD chief economist Mark Thirlwell.

6 steps for business survival during COVID-19

Guiding your business through crisis requires a pragmatic approach, says BDO Australia advisory consulting partner Tim Riordan.

6 strategies for SME survival

As SMEs continue to struggle through the pandemic, here are six vital strategies for directors to improve the resilience of their business through COVID-19 and beyond.

An evolving agenda

In March 2019, at the Australian Governance Summit, AICD chair John Atkin FAICD and I launched the AICD’s Forward Governance Agenda, a program of work responding to debates around governance standards...

ASIC shares key advice for SME survival

Small to medium enterprises have been hit hard by the pandemic, but ASIC executive director of assessment and intelligence, Warren Day, says there is plenty of advice available for those seeking help.

Dealing with emotional exhaustion during coronavirus

Directors experiencing information overload due to remote working and Zoom fatigue should be mindful of the associated physical and emotional health problems.

Australia's corporate regulation is overdue for an update

As the pandemic continues to force the digital transformation of business, it is vital that corporate rules and regulations catch up, writes AICD head of Advocacy Louise Petschler.

Guide Dogs go digital

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT plays an important role in providing assistance dogs to the visually impaired. A major transformation will bring this not-for-profit into the digital age, write Alison Boleyn and Na...

How AICD's Chair's Mentoring Program can help your board career

Former RetireAustralia CEO Alison Quinn used the AICD Chair's Mentoring Program to prepare for the next stage of her career. Her mentor, Guy Cowan, says the benefits of mentoring go both ways.

How should directors manage non-financial risk?

Westpac's admission of board responsibility for compliance offers a key lesson for boards on managing non-financial risk, says Professor Pamela Hanrahan.
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