Governance Institute has welcomed Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s announcement of a six month extension for companies to hold shareholder meetings online and sign documents electronically.
Governance Institute has welcomed the announcement that aged care workers across Australia will receive paid pandemic leave in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19 – but says it should be up to Federal and/or State Governments to shoulder the costs.
Time to lift governance in the aged care sector: Governance Institute launches updated guidance to assist embattled industry
Faced with devastating fall-out from the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing scrutiny by a royal commission, it’s time for boards in the aged care sector to place a sharp focus on governance in a bid to prevent future missteps, the CEO of Governance Institute of Australia has said today.
Aon and Governance Institute have today released the results of the 2020 Board and Executive Remuneration Survey which provides a snapshot of remuneration levels for directors and senior executives from 433 organisations.
Making the workplace COVID safe: Survey shows transformation underway as Australia prepares to get back to the office
Almost 50% of workplaces have been reorganised in order to meet social distancing requirements, a Governance Institute of Australia member survey has found, with a further 37% currently considering or working on implementing an office overhaul.
'Mired in the 19th century': Governance Institute calls for COVID-19 changes to Corporations Act to be made permanent
Changes during the COVID-19 pandemic that allowed organisations to hold virtual AGMs and execute documents electronically should be made permanent, the Governance Institute of Australia has said.