In Indonesia, severe public penalties are inflicted upon people found to be in same-sex relationships.
LGBTI employees relocating for a foreign assignment are likely to experience additional hardships compared to the typical expatriate.
This architectural rendering of the ‘Zen room’ in Accenture’s new Melbourne offices is an example of companies creating more modern and alluring workplaces to attract top talent.
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Top-end companies are investing in design features to make their offices more appealing to staff. But many workers are looking for more than just funky design from their workplaces.
Silly labels for well-paid roles just add another layer of elitism.
Adam Cranston, is facing charges in relation to his alleged involvement in the Plutus Payroll tax fraud case. Cases like this highlight how the corporate veil works.
The corporate veil, traditionally friend of directors and foe of outsiders, may have turned double agent.
Raising revenue through corporation tax hikes won’t be a piece of cake.
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Labour has pledged to raise the rate of corporation tax to 26% by 2020. How much could this raise?
Me, myself, my brand.
As companies strive to take advantage of the selfie phenomenon, they're also realizing that consumers' self-portraits constitute a whole new form of brand co-creation.
Australian shareholders could initially benefit from the company tax cut.
Many of the claims about the impact of the company tax are overblown, including the government's estimation of how much it would cost.
Share a little?
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Rather than pursue self-interested policies that widen the gap between rich and poor, companies can invest in their workers, curb income inequality and make more money all at the same time.
Governments of countries, like Panama, where secretive companies operate need better laws to comply with international tax agreements.
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Governments shouldn't have to rely on major international information leaks like the Panama Papers to get information about companies' tax avoidance abroad.
The gap between CEO pay and average wage has sky-rocketed in the last 20 years. It's not just unfair, it's bad for business.
In its home territory of the UK, a mention of the word “Aga” immediately conjures up an image of middle-class, middle England, where the Aga cooking stove is the aspirational kitchen feature. No country…
A little transparency goes a long way.
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A plan to disclose the names of corporate auditors has its flaws, but it comes with a rule that will help investors determine how well a company is being audited.
Apple COO Tim Cook (L) stepped up into Steve Jobs’ ® big shoes.
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Now you see them, now you don't: what's behind the vanishing COO phenomenon?
The supermarket’s in a trolley load of trouble.
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The supermarket giant has posted a record loss. But this could be the start of something new.
Questioning the government’s approach to business tax.
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The conventional political wisdom is that small companies should be nurtured and supported, but their effective tax burden has grown.
The United Nations building in New York.
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The UN has been mulling how to keep our biggest corporations in check for about 40 years. The fear is that the latest move by countries down the supply chain will fail to make any headway.
Frustrated by a lack of investment in cybersecurity?
The thefts make big headlines but rarely hit the bottom line, creating a moral hazard risk that companies won't invest enough to beef up their security.
Soaring sales mean Apple is enjoying bumper profits.
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Apple Inc, the US-based tech giant, has received plenty of plaudits for producing a record US$18 billion in profit from one quarter’s global sales of US$75 billion. A look at the company’s financial statements…
Are they really worth the cost?
Apple has reported the largest quarterly profit ever made by a public company. This is largely thanks to record iPhone sales of 74.5m units over the Christmas period. With prices starting at US$649 for…
Shareholders deserve a greater say in who sits in these seats.
Common mythology holds that shareholders of public corporations choose who sits on the board of directors. Nothing could be further from the truth. Under the laws of most states, directors are automatically…