• What’s different about technology monopolies?

    Richard Holden     |      October 26, 2020

    Google mops up around 92% of search-engine traffic and uses that data to target adverts at consumers. However, just because a tech company has a big share of the market doesn’t mean it has the power to keep it.

  • The USA v Google

    Katharine Kemp     |      October 24, 2020

    The US Department of Justice claims Google is illegally monopolising the markets for online search and search advertising in the biggest monopoly case since the 1998 lawsuit against Microsoft, but the legal action may take several years to reach any conclusion.

  • Sustainable success for Australian business

    Glenn Hoetker     |      October 17, 2020

    The disruption of COVID-19 is an unexpected opening for businesses to adopt more sustainable practices – elevating the practice of sustainability across industries.

  • Widening the business talent pool

    Victoria Tichá     |      October 16, 2020

    Neurodiversity and veteran hiring initiatives and partnerships can truly diversify recruitment and introduce powerful skillsets to organisations.

  • The automation of industrial manufacturing

    John Hamlin     |      October 14, 2020

    The automation of manufacturing though “Industry 4.0” techniques such as robotics and artificial intelligence is set to revolutionise the future of global production.

  • The future of work is here today

    Dawn Lo     |      October 9, 2020

    Business risks, innovation, customer engagement and the need to become truly “omnichannel” will be critical factors in adapting to the new normal.

  • Dodging an insolvency tsunami

    Anil Hargovan     |      October 3, 2020

    New rules will allow insolvent small businesses to keep trading rather than go straight into administration.

  • In the new normal, who gets the gig?

    Garth Rowland     |      October 2, 2020

    Companies are using the COVID-19 pandemic to reduce their permanent staff and increase the number of freelancers they use on a casual basis, but the effect of these cost cutting measures could ripple out across the whole economy.

  • Grant Australia the opportunity to innovate

    Jo-Ann Suchard     |      October 1, 2020

    The current economic crisis has exposed the decay in Australia’s manufacturing capability and highlighted the need for increased investment in innovation.

  • The potential of the ‘token’ woman

    Andrew Yu     |      September 29, 2020

    Recognising the value of ‘token’ individuals within the workplace can broaden perspectives and improve the performance of teams.

  • Rio Tinto and the anatomy of corporate culpability

    Elise Bant     |      September 13, 2020

    Heads have finally rolled over the mining company’s shameful destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelter, but what are the legal implications and how does corporate culture matter?

  • AMP proves the power of shareholder activism

    Richard Holden     |      August 31, 2020

    Boe Pahari’s short reign as boss of AMP’s lucrative investment management division and the resignations this week of AMP chairman David Murray and board member John Fraser have shown the power of major shareholders in public companies.