What struck me most was the number of ‘new voices’ at the table. Young voices, powerful voices of the marginalised and often poorer countries.
Delivering on promises and doing the right thing are the major contributors to building trust.
I believe the RBA was, on balance, correct to hold rates today – but it must have been a tough call.
The decade may have changed but the picture for the global economy has not – we seem set for a prolonged period of slow growth.
The new entrants to the Top 10 list this year are global political and economic environment; sustainability & climate change; leadership capability; and workforce upskilling.
We believe the real question marks surrounding MYEFO relate to the expenditure side of the government accounts.
Despite my family-farming background, an eight-month career break as a station hand gave me new perspectives and a fresh take on corporate agriculture.
The latest GDP results reaffirm the economy is stuck in slow mode, with both consumption and investment activity treading water
SMEs want better access to business services and capital injections
In FY19, Australia saw 1,515 companies in the construction sector enter external administration, an increase of 12 percent from FY18.
I would suggest that the most prudent action from tomorrow’s Board meeting is for the RBA is to keep rates on hold.
Major drought conditions afflicting most parts of Eastern Australia and flooding in Queensland; and the substantial closure of the car manufacturing industry in South Australia and Victoria. How resilient are our states in facing up to such events?
What is the risk of populism swinging the brand association from positive to negative? From more people loving it, to more people not?
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