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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.

Law Society #LawMatters: The Law Society Brings Design Thinking to the Legal Profession

The Law Society is embracing design thinking as part of our core professional education offering in 2019.

Understanding your rights under the Independent Contractors Act

The Independent Contractors Act 2006 (Cth) (Act) seeks to establish the legal obligations, liabilities and rights that arise in service contracts between independent contractors and businesses.

Leadership WA Spotlight Series

Katie Valentine is a Partner at KPMG Australia and leads the Operations Advisory practice in WA and the mining consulting team nationally.

Five questions to ask about your next board role

Deciding whether to take on a new board role can be a complex process involving due diligence, commercial sensitivity and canny detective work.

Innovation strikes again... this time in WA

Innovative and forward thinking is a skill that doesn’t fall short within our Engineering and Design team.

New beginnings: why the death of trust could be good news for your business

One of the best things about being on holiday, in my view, is the opportunity to indulge in little luxuries guilt-free.

6 big issues for directors in 2019

As the New Year shapes up as another big year in the governance space for directors, here the AICD Advocacy team take a look at the big issues for boards.

Digital Infrastructures - Designed to Outlast and Outperform

As parents, grandparents and leaders in our industry, it’s up to us to do everything we can possibly do to make the world’s greatest and most powerful data centres, but we must do it, so they are more

Benchmarking costs: are you getting the best price from your suppliers?

Ruth Cohen interviews Grant Morrow, Principal Consultant from Expense Reduction Analysts.

Research on most difficult to treat breast cancer wins national awards

At the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Nedlands, Dr Anabel Sorolla Bardaji and a cancer research team, is investigating the use of tiny ‘nanoparticles’ as a treatment for one of the mos

The changing face of insurance in Australia

Ruth Cohen interviews Peter Chapman, General Manager of Expense Reduction Analysts Asia Pacific’s Insurance Team.

Perth scientist on international hunt for neuromuscular disease genes

The search for disease genes that affect people’s ability to perform voluntary movements is taking Perth scientist Sarah Beecroft, and precious genetic material from Australia and New Zealand, to Lond