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Leadership WA Spotlight Series

Jodi Cant is the Director General of the Department of Finance. Previously, she was the Chief Executive of Landgate, WA’s land information authority.

Law Society #LawMatters: The Lore Law Project

Krista Dunstan writes for the Law Society of Western Australia regarding its Lore Law Project.

The new way of working could be killing our retirement outcomes

It’s the new work order: abandon the shackles of the 9 to 5 in favour of working multiple jobs, for multiple employers.

Is your organisation successfully handling complaints?

Effectively handling complaints can provide valuable information to enhance company performance. We outline here the best way to deal with your complaints. Five questions to consider

6 helpful ways to improve IT governance on your board

IT can be a tricky topic for boards, given that many lack the knowledge to properly govern technology functions. We list 6 ways to ensure your board is maximising its IT potential.

MKDC Interior Design. You've never seen anything like this before!

An experience that has had Talkback Radio customers stunned; MKDC have recently completed the new licencing centre for DoT Success, and it’s been noticed!

Law Society #LawMatters: Can Employees be Dismissed for Making Vexatious Complaints?

Writing for the Law Society of Western Australia, Gemma Little, Associate at MDC Legal, outlines your rights and responsibilities under the law as an employer when faced with a vexatious complaint fro

Salary Packaging – Why Everyone Should Be Doing It

Let’s face it, we all work hard to make and save money. What if I told you that salary packaging could help you save more money?

Why NEXTDC going carbon neutral is important for WA businesses

One of my proudest moments in my 6 years at NEXTDC was when we announced that our corporate operations were certified carbon neutral under the Australian Government’s National Carbon Offset Standard (

Why international directors will benefit your board

Boards need to build their level of international skills and connections to run with optimum success, but there are challenges involved, writes Tony Featherstone, Consultign Editor of the AICD Governa

Key findings from the banking Royal Commission final report

Boards will need discipline and focus in the wake of the Royal Commission final report. Here policy staff at the Australian Institutue ot Company Directors recount the major findings and what they mea

A woman’s place is in the home

As a woman living in Australia in the 21st century, I’m aware I have a lot to be thankful for.

Law Society #LawMatters: Interview with Iain McIntyre, Neurotechnology Entrepreneur

Fiona Poh, on behalf of the Law Society of Western Australia, spoke to entrepreneur Iain McIntyre about how he left a career path in law to become a co-founder of HUMM Technology.

Leadership WA Spotlight Series

Gary McGrath is the General Manager of Business and Corporate Banking WA at Commonwealth Bank.

Stronger corporate penalties are here

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018 was passed by Parliament on 18 February 2019.

What are the benefits of a novated lease?

What are the benefits of a novated lease?

The Hayne debrief – beyond shareholder primacy

In the wake of the Hayne Royal Commission final report, the concept of shareholder primacy is now being examined, writes AICD Communications Executive Shelley Dempsey.

NEXTDC partners with Microsoft to bring ExpressRoute to Perth

NEXTDC Limited, one of Australia’s leading Data Centre-as-a-Service providers, has announced Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute will be made available at their P1 Perth data centre from February 2019, offer

Law Society #LawMatters: Solicitor-General Joshua Thomson SC on his new role, technology and challenges for the legal profession

The office of Solicitor-General occupies a singular, unique position in Western Australia, intersecting both law and politics.

How to survive more than 50 years in business

A few years ago, my husband and I were shopping around for a new car.

Business Advice with Pragma Legal's Aaron McDonald and Cullen Macleod's Catriona Macleod

PODCAST: Mark Pownall talks to Aaron McDonald from Pragma Legal and Catriona Macleod from Cullen Macleod about the WA commercial and civil legal market, including the rise of technology and increase in client bargaining power.