Archived News for Finance Sector Professionals - March, 2014
A major Australian superannuation fund has deemed fossil fuels to be ‘socially unacceptable’, and will no longer make investments in that direction.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a warning, but no monetary punishment after it found Optus had overcharged mobile customers around $9 million.
An industry body says new limits on tax concessions for Living Away From Home Allowances (LAFHA) are making rural construction projects more expensive, and placing a hefty burden on business.
Australia will likely spend billions on a Defence acquisition recently described as “unaffordable”, buying dozens of planes that currently cannot stay together for more than a few hours.
Corporate sponsorship of non-profits has been used as a shortcut to public favour, but new research shows there is a fine balance between success and cynicism in charitable business.
A new report from analysts at Deloitte Access Economics has highlighted 25 sectors that could drive the Australian economy in the future, including nuclear power generation and waste storage.
Some of the world’s leading online companies and communities have spoken out about efforts to “fast track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying governments should ease up in their push to create a corporate-friendly, freedom-restricting future.
A submission from the Community and Public Sector Union has poked holes in the very basis of the Government's Commission of Audit, saying parts of the Public Service probe are simply wrong.
A lobby group says abolishing income tax in the Northern Territory would help bolster a massive expansion of the region’s economy, productivity and population.