Financial Services Boards need to appoint directors who consider customers says Associate Professor Elizabeth Sheedy from Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre in the Australian Financial Review today
Dr Henry Cutler, director of Macquarie University’s Centre for the Health Economy (MUCHE), warns Australians will either become sicker or be forced to pay more for medical care. See Australian Financial Review article.
Australian companies must guarantee supply to keep Chinese customers: New Monash Business School study
New Monash University research reveals Chinese customers want reliability and guarantee of supply when choosing Australian brands. The ABC (Australian Brands in China) Index 2018, which examines the ‘health’ of Australian brands in China, reports Coles, Crown Group, Qantas and Weet-Bix as the top four of the ABC Index’s most reliable Australian brands category, while health and baby formula brands were among the lowest ranking in the list owing to supply glitches and their limited availability of product stock.
The Bank Royal Commission will be uncomfortable & ugly for banks, & emotional for victims says Macquarie University’s Elizabeth Sheedy today on ABC Radio’s AM with Peter Ryan.
Macquarie University’s Associate Professor Elizabeth Sheedy talks to AFR’s James Frost re APRA’s interim report on CBA. Sheedy says many initiatives rolled out in highly regulated industries were merely “window dressing”.
Macquarie University professor Martina Linnenluecke tells ABC News’ Phillip Lasker that people mistakenly think their cryptocurrency profits are tax-free and are not aware of potential tax consequences. This story is on ABC TV The Business at 9:45pm (AEDT) on ABC News Channel and 11:00pm on ABC TV.
Good news for insurers, pension plan sponsors and governments dealing in population ageing. In his oped in Investment Magazine, Macquarie University’s Associate Professor Jackie Li says his research shows 50 to 80 per cent of longevity risk can be reduced via index-based hedging.
Macquarie University’s Martina Linnenluecke talks to Skybusiness’s Carson Scott today at 4.15pm about bitcoin and Kodak’s cryptocurrency launch this week
See KDK Bulletin 7 December 2017 for Paul Lyons on managing volatile team members, changes to competition rules from Minter Ellison, ACOSS on Electoral Funding Bill 2017, and a matter of opinion is by Hall & Wilcox on gender diversity in the insurance industry. This week’s expert is Mathew Herring from KPMG.
Superficially, the insurance industry is already gender diverse. In fact, figures from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released in April 2016 suggest female participation in financial services and insurance at 55%, and male participation at 45% nationwide. So, can we say the job is done on gender diversity?
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