Managers from carbon intensive companies are holding off on long term emissions strategies because of uncertainty around regulations and policies, new research finds.
The law assumes franchisees do their financial and legal homework when it comes to signing up to a chain, but research shows franchisees are often overconfident and ignorant of the risks.
Donald Trump has never held public office, but executive and global leadership are wholly interlinked so business offers some important lessons for the president-elect.
An industry in crisis needs a government that can deliver help where it's needed.
Theresa May was supposed to meet with bosses of the Indian conglomerate, but an age-old issue with the family firm has got in the way.
Businesses are trying to set up procedures to help whistleblowers, but better guidance, incentives and regulation are still needed, new research finds.
Would a competent entrepreneur plough on with a decision that started to look a bit dodgy?
Community organisations are trying to measure their impact but lack the funding and data availability to do it properly, new research finds.
Corruption is a political tool is China and it all depends on where you stand, as to who's to blame. One thing is for sure- Western standards don't apply.
Past attempts to help Latrobe Valley workers weather economic changes haven't made a difference, so the closure of Hazelwood presents a challenge.
Company directors who ignore or don't properly asses climate related risks could be found liable for breaching their duty of care.
Thanks to a recent Federal Court decision, the industry that helps to fund class actions will now be regulated in part by the courts. But is this the best way?
Instead of relying on cyber insurance to protect businesses against the damages of attacks, executives should get to know the information they are protecting.
South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan spoke of protecting the economy from predators. This is commendable but not enough to build an inclusive economy.
More supermarkets are starting to stock "phantom brands"- private label products without any reference to the business' brand or logo.
There is a tidal wave of competition approaching the developed world from China – and foreign businesses have much to learn how Chinese companies evolved from imitators to innovators.
Business Briefing: being funny with customers.
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New research shows that humour can relieve tension for employees and increase customer satisfaction, just don't make jokes when it comes to offering apologies!
Spending more on border control hasn't stopped migrants from crossing the border. Neither will a wall. Here's why.
A Trump victory in the US presidential election is unlikely, but then again, so was Brexit. If he does get elected, there may be severe economic and financial consequences.
Too much research focuses on "fixing women", so let's hear the male line on what needs to be done.