Archived News for Finance Sector Professionals - January, 2014
While many complain about the specifics of high school curricula and broad educational ideas, it is worth remembering that for a huge portion of the planet the most basic schooling is out of reach.
South Australian businesses operating commercial solariums will be the only ones not compensated by the state government when the ban on sun beds takes place.
Reports today suggest former treasurer Peter Costello is likely to take over as chair of the Future Fund, with insiders saying it has been at the request of the outgoing David Gonski.
The Federal Government is toying with the idea of removing regulation for charities and not-for-profits, hoping to hold them accountable through guilt instead of law.
The Australian Taxation Office will look to cherry-pick new executives from top companies, hoping to bring in the best of the best for handy tax advice.
Several nations have agreed that the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement “is going to be completed and it is going to set the economic architecture for the region,” according to acting deputy US Trade Representative, Wendy Cutler.
The Federal Government has extended the deadline for recommendations from the Commission of Audit, after the massive task meant the board came up short this month.
Mining companies in Western Australia will look to hire on short contracts for a while, with employment experts claiming a lull in resources recruitment continues.
Germany is dealing with the effects of its exit from the nuclear power game, with the country’s new energy minister looking to cut renewable subsidies to save money.
The underwriter for a major Australian insurer will pay back almost $11 million to customers, after it was found collecting a levy that had been ended.