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James Mort
September 21, 2017
James Mort is Powell Tate’s newest intern. James joins the Powell Tate team two days a week from the University of Sydney. As you’ll notice,...
Keeping this grand old house clean: New donation laws for Victoria (Photo via Flickr by Rexness)
September 18, 2017
Exactly one year ago, at the height of the political donations scandal involving Chinese businessmen and Labor Senator Sam Dastyari, we asked whether companies reap...
(Photo by Simon Yeo)
September 7, 2017
Speculation that Prime Minister Turnbull will make big ministerial changes before the end of the year will be more pronounced following the announcement today of...
Millenials, whether employees or customers, are more likely to shine a spotlight on corporate behaviour.
 (Photo by Francisco Osorio via Flickr )
September 6, 2017
Class actions, once considered costly for the average ‘punter’, are now more accessible with the increasing numbers of litigation funders entering the market. Indeed, lawyers...
Alistair addressing an international business conference in Beijing in 2008
August 11, 2017
Powell Tate Australia's Executive Vice President and Director of Special Projects Alistair Nicholas is quoted in The Australian advising companies to abide by local laws...
Photo: Dean Calma
August 7, 2017
In the era of increased transparency, businesses’ reputations are under greater scrutiny. Consumers are focused on not only the services and goods that companies provide,...
"The Licence That Matters" launched at ACBC-ANZ boardroom luncheon in Sydney
August 1, 2017
Monday, 31 July - Alistair Nicholas launched the Powell Tate - Weber Shandwick report on Chinese investment into Australian agriculture at a boardroom luncheon hosted...
A large but difficult market to reach (Photo by Raymond Chan via Flickr).
July 20, 2017
The words “China” and “biggest” seem inextricably linked in the Australian lexicon. China is Australia’s biggest source of imports and our biggest destination for exports...
Photo by Jack Baldwin
July 18, 2017
Amid fast-paced change and growing incivility, brands are finding near-future thinking more realistic than long-term mapping In the past six months, perhaps a little longer,...
The State of Civility
July 13, 2017
Businesses need to be concerned about the erosion of civility that is currently occurring, according to Jack Leslie, the Chairman of Weber Shandwick and its...