Board meetings in pyjamas: Tips for conducting digital board meetings while working remotely

Working from home presents a wide variety of challenges for business owners and directors, particularly when decision making requires a number of directors to come together. In dynamic and evolving commercial landscapes such as that being faced presently, ensuring you have an effective and efficient mode of progressing board decision making is essential. The Australian [...]

2020-05-12T04:17:53+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Board meetings in pyjamas: Tips for conducting digital board meetings while working remotely

Whistleblower Policies Must be in Place by 1 January 2020

As part of the whistleblower protections introduced into the Corporations Act from 1 July 2019, public companies, large proprietary companies, and corporate trustees of APRA-regulated superannuation entities must have a compliant whistleblower policy from 1 January 2020.  Among other things, the whistleblower policy must include information about the legal protections available to whistleblowers, and how [...]

2020-05-12T04:21:26+00:00January 8th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on Whistleblower Policies Must be in Place by 1 January 2020

Who can be bothered! – The importance of carefully preparing and keeping Minutes of Board Meetings

Generally speaking, the formal written record of decisions by a Board of Directors is the signed Minutes of a Board Meeting. WAIT… I know this sounds dull but bear with me, it’s important. Sure, you may be thinking: complete snoozeville… who can be bothered, we have more important things to worry about… like actually running [...]

2020-05-12T04:22:16+00:00November 6th, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Who can be bothered! – The importance of carefully preparing and keeping Minutes of Board Meetings