Fundamentally, these two approaches are intertwined and both represent a focus on people to drive real business results.
This issue of Contact Magazine addresses some of the major changes facing business today, and the associated challenges, risks and opportunities. From the role of state and federal government, to the role of industry and business, and people power, we’ll examine the short and long-term implications to your business, with information to assist you in responding to the changing times.
Australian business transactions on the rise – is it time to sell your business?
Global deal activity is increasing, with Australia in the sights of many foreign buyers. In fact, in 2017 deal activity in Australia increased 55%, with a further 17% increase reported during Q1 2018. Continue reading.
GDPR and Australia – a time for review
Data privacy is high on the global agenda at present. New technologies and trends including big data, artificial intelligence and the internet of things (IoT), as well as recent international events, have increased pressure on organisations and policymakers across jurisdictions to take appropriate measures to protect consumers’ personal information. Continue reading.
From small to medium and beyond – navigating the software minefield
It’s common for businesses to encounter an inflection point as they grow, whereby existing systems begin to groan under the strain of increased complexity and scale. Continue reading.
Changes to director liabilities – understanding your exposure
The Federal government recently introduced tougher personal liability measures as part of the Director Penalty Regime in the latest Federal Budget, sending a strong message to company directors about expectations related to organisations’ tax affairs. Below is a closer examination of the ramifications for boardrooms around Australia. Continue reading.
Demystifying superannuation – what you should know
Many superannuation rules have recently changed, necessitating a review of an individual’s superannuation setup. Below is an overview of some of the key areas you should be aware of. Continue reading.
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