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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...
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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...
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July 4, 2017
If you are involved in academia in some way you would know that university rankings matter. Chances are your institution invests considerable resources in trying...
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June 8, 2017
A number of recent corporate crises in Australia have drawn into question the role of a company’s board in the management of crises. These have...
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May 18, 2017
For a copy of the full report, please click: The Licence That Matters Chinese investors in Australian agriculture and agribusiness need to obtain a “social...
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May 9, 2017
Australia’s 2017/18 budget is one that attempts to replace what previous budgets took out. In doing so it makes some clear distinctions in both words...
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May 8, 2017
What to look for Treasurer Scott Morrison will rise to his feet tomorrow night and speak of fairness, security and certainty. ‘This is a practical...