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CCI posts profit on reduced revenue

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA has returned to profit after three years of major restructuring that has cut staff numbers and revenue to one third of 2014 levels.

Scott embraces disruption at Wesfarmers

Disruption, a demerger and divestments are shaping Wesfarmers’ long-term approach to growth, managing director Rob Scott told last week’s Success & Leadership breakfast.

Drop in million-dollar club

SPECIAL REPORT: There has been a notable reduction in the number of high-earning executives in WA, though some individuals do well year after year, research by Business News has found.

Professions operate in global realm

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: Professional services firms in most industry sectors in WA have increasingly become aligned with international groups. This article is part of a special series to mark Business News' 25-year anniversary.

WA company owner jailed for 'phoenixing'

A labour hire business owner who fraudulently obtained more than $890,000 through illegal "phoenixing" has been jailed for five years and four months in Western Australia.

Major shifts at top of biggest employers list

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: The annual Business News Biggest Employers survey has tracked changing employment patterns in WA over 13 years. This article is part of a special series to mark Business News' 25-year anniversary.

Court rules on Hancock costs

A Supreme Court ruling has shed light on the multi-million dollar legal bills incurred by Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting and Wright Prospecting in their long-running battle over ownership of the Rhodes Ridge iron ore deposit in the Pilbara.

Burges set to depart WALGA

WA Local Government Association chief executive Ricky Burges is set to step down next year, after nearly two decades at the helm.

Wood & Grieve acquired by Stantec

Wood & Grieve Engineers is set to be acquired by international company Stantec, nearly 60 years after the Perth-based company was established.

Where there’s a will, there’s a way

Lawyer Michael Hollingdale’s career has taken a new turn after being asked to help wealthy families with their estate planning.

WA secures $126m for training

The state government has signed up for the Commonwealth’s vocational training fund, which will provide up to $126 million in matched funding for a planned incentive scheme to boost apprenticeships and traineeships.

Lexvoco and Dovetail join the legal disrupters

The WA market is continuing to attract new providers of alternative legal services.

Executives perform for $38.7m share

Twenty local executives acquired $38 million of shares at no cost over the past 3 months, research by Business News has found.

PKF, Hall Chadwick reposition in WA

SPECIAL REPORT: Accounting firms in WA, from mid-tier players to the 'big four', are positioning to benefit from stronger economic and commercial activity.

Mixed results on gender equity

SPECIAL REPORT: Gender equity is a key goal for major accounting firms but their track record is varied, especially in WA.

Shifting local alliances

SPECIAL REPORT: Business News has been tracking changes among WA’s accounting firms for 25 years, including seminal events like the collapse of Andersen and the break-up of the old PKF practice.

JacMac launches secondment arm

Law firm Jackson McDonald has launched a branded secondment service in response to growing demand from clients and lawyers for more flexible working arrangements.

Supreme Court rules on broken soap dish

It may seem a trivial matter, but a recent Court of Appeal ruling on who was responsible for maintaining the shower recess in a $1,700 per week rental property should be of keen interest to many landlords and insurers.

Deloitte wins Ellenbrook contract

Deloitte has won a state government contract to prepare a business case for the Morley to Ellenbrook rail line, to be undertaken in parallel with another study looking at route options.

PwC acquires PPB

PwC Australia has completed a deal to acquire key partners and staff from PPB Advisory, bolstering the firm’s corporate restructuring and deals business, as well as partners and staff from Litmus Grou

Kalaf set to join APM

New APM chief executive Michael Anghie has bolstered his team by recruiting Youth Focus chief executive Fiona Kalaf to take a newly created role with the human services company.

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