Reflecting on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on board practices and processes, the insights in this report have been drawn from interviews and roundtables with directors and company secretaries, as well as a survey of Australian Institute of Company Directors members.
This research brief provides an overview of the state of businesses in Australia throughout the COVID-19 pandemic from mid-March through to latest business impacts in June.
The Business Council of Australia and the Asia Society’s Asia Taskforce have released this interim report, which provides a blueprint for deeper engagement in the region, boosting trade and living standards, and building a strong economic recovery.
This survey asked small and medium-sized companies (defined as those with annual revenues of $1million to $100 million) what their unique needs and challenges were in the current operating environment.
Doing Business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. It provides quantitative indicators covering 12 areas of the business environment in 190 economies.
CPA Australia’s tenth annual Asia-Pacific Small Business Survey found that overall, small business conditions were slightly weaker in 2018 than in 2017.
This background paper provides information about small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Australia, and describes some ways that SMEs interact with providers of financial products. This paper also highlights that there is no single definition of an SME in Australia, and that data about SMEs...
We estimate an unobservable domestic business conditions index for Australia using a variety of observable macroeconomic and nancial variables, relating it to an unobservable external index involving external variables relevant to Australia. Our small open economy, dynamic factor model uses stock and ow variables arriving...