The economic forecasts for real GDP and real wages contained with the Budget – especially in the out years – seem reliant on Australia lifting its relatively lax productivity performance.
While boards are more often associated with corporate governance, when to comes to transitioning from startup to scale-up they can be an important lever for growth.
Just over half of small to medium sized businesses are optimistic about their future especially those based in NSW and Victoria .
So what are some of the areas where tough decisions toned to be made to make such an ambitious target?
Somewhere between one-to-one marketing and mass marketing, there’s a strategy which is slowly being lost.
Our view is not as gloomy as some. While overall KPMG sees the short-term economic outlook remaining mixed, we remain optimistic that growth should start to lift through 2019.
Last week the ASX Corporate Governance Council hit the right mark when issuing its new, fourth set of the Principles which should guide corporate behaviour in Australia.
The Australian economy has slowed dramatically during the final quarter of 2018, with GDP growth of only 0.2 percent q/q, and 2.3 percent y/y
Corporate Australia is responding to challenging times with conduct and trust in the spotlight.
A KPMG report last year found that “trust has declined in almost every major economy and many developing ones”.
For two years, UK politicians have used the standard political toolkit to find a solution to Brexit. That toolkit – the cajoling, horse-trading, arm-twisting and old fashioned brinkmanship – has so far not delivered.
Retail is in the doldrums, with a blocked nose, sore throat and a wintry cold right in the middle of summer. But the infection won’t be limited to retailers
You don’t need to be a motor industry specialist to know that the Australian and global automotive industries are facing major challenges.
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