ACA Lawyers has filed a class action against Macmahon Holdings on behalf of the contractor’s shareholders over its alleged delay in revealing information about problems with a major infrastructure project in 2012.
When BHP Billiton was in the process of establishing its coal and base metals offshoot, South32, a key factor for many who decided to join the new business was their desire to work with its chief executive, Graham Kerr.
A Perth lawyer has come up with a novel approach that addresses two issues facing the law community – a lack of job opportunities for recent graduates and a funding shortfall for community legal centres.
Accounting, consulting and insurance broking firm Carbon Business Group is continuing its expansion with the acquisition of Swan Valley Tax Accountants and Paperchase Bookkeeping’s Midland division for a combined $1.28 million.
Programmed Maintenance Services’ $424 million takeover of its larger competitor Skilled Group is a step closer to fruition, after Skilled shareholders voted in favour of the scheme of arrangement today.
Two prominent Perth businesswomen have moved on to new government roles, with Heather Zampatti named the new chair for Lotterywest, while Libby Lyons has become a director of the national Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
The Australian Institute of Geoscientists has appealed to the federal government for the inclusion of the geoscientist profession on the list of jobs to which labour market testing applies under the 457 visa program.
The slowing economy has hit smaller accounting firms harder than the big players, judging by revenue data released over the past month, with practices in Western Australia affected more than those in other states.