COVID-19

Santa Claus can still come to town – what about the rest of us travelling from overseas?

With the festive holiday season in reach, temporary visa holders are weighing their options for visits home and employers will need to consider the extent to which they can accommodate these requests.

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Remotely effective and effectively remote: the rise of the remote worker

Regardless of the type of work and workplace, COVID has provided us with the impetus to think more deliberately about how organisations structure how and where their people work.

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The vaccine is the easy bit; distributing it to everyone is harder

As important as creating a vaccine may be, it’s just as essential to distribute it, and that requires a very specialised form of logistics that has long been neglected.

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Consumers want reliability, safety and value for their COVID-19 retail experience

COVID-19‘s world-wide impact on customer expectations and priorities was immediate and widespread across all sectors and demographics with consumer expectations going ‘back to basics’.

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Facing the rise of cyber-crime in the COVID era

In addition to the cyber-crime challenges before the crisis, more than four in ten organisations (41 percent) have experienced an increase in cyber-security incidents\

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Company purpose, employee engagement, top of CEOs’ COVID-era focus

While COVID-19 has been a traumatic experience for everyone and has damaged economic activity, it has nonetheless been a catalyst for some positive and long-lasting impacts on businesses.

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When is a sneeze more than just a sneeze? #AuditorProud

Q: When is a sneeze more than just a sneeze? A: During a pandemic. While I might have looked before. I’m most definitely looking now. I’m looking at the sneezer. …

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COVID-19 sparks significant change in the way Australia makes law

Few areas of Australian society have been spared the effects of COVID-19. Changes to our economy, social interactions, places of work and education are apparent and, at times, unmistakeable. However,…

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Time to look at strategies for repurposing local supply chains so we don’t run short

With closed borders and the resultant fall in demand for Australian fresh produce – normally destined for overseas Asian markets now is the time to look at how our national supply chain can be repurposed to address the disruption.

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Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, comments on the ABS June quarter national accounts

The latest GDP results shows the national economy screeched to halt in the June quarter of 2020, declining 7 percent from the previous quarter, to be down 0.2 percent year on year.

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Coaching through the challenges of COVID-19

Most leaders are feeling challenged right now, both in managing challenges in their own lives and in helping others to navigate their own journeys through adversity and complexity.

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Roaring Tigers of the New Australian Economy

Migrants into Australia are a vitally important part the economy, worth $1.6 trillion by 2050. Migrants not only offer important economic benefits, they also bring diversity of thinking, innovation and growth to the Australian business landscape.

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Australian companies pin survival on disruptive technology

COVID-19 has sent industries reeling and businesses are still a long way from coming out the other side and knowing what the world will look like.

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