Business enterprises

Report

14 Mar 2019
13

This report recommends an overarching franchising framework that is fair for all participants and which recognises that, in franchising (just like banking and financial services), disclosure alone is an insufficient regulatory response to power imbalances and exploitative behaviour by powerful corporations.

Report

21 Feb 2019
46

This paper argues that at this precarious stage in our planet and our society's health and well-being, and to ensure corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting should be a standardized and mandatory reporting system.

Report

Inquiry into access to free trade agreements by small and medium enterprises
18 Feb 2019
51

This report urges the Australian government to continue including specific small and medium enterprises (SMEs) chapters in trade agreements, as well as introducing a focus on e-commerce in future free trade agreements.

Report

14 Feb 2019
231

This joint Australian and New Zealand report looks at the broad challenges and opportunities created by the digital economy and at what institutional and regulatory settings by the Australian and New Zealand Governments would be most effective.

Report

A report prepared for Innovate UK by LSE Consulting
4 Feb 2019
13

This report reviews global efforts to drive diversity and inclusion in business innovation, examining Estonia, Finland, France, Israel, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, the UK and the USA.

Briefing paper

23 Jan 2019
39

Some proponents of leaving the EU have argued that, freed from the constraints of EU rules on state aid, the United Kingdom would have more flexibility to embark on an active industrial policy; opponents have countered that this overstates the stringency of the rules. This...

Report

13 Dec 2018
5

This report outlines how Australia’s anti-tax avoidance regime could be further strengthened to ensure that multinationals – particularly those profiting of Australia’s finite nature resources – can no longer avoid their tax obligations with impunity.

Report

3 Dec 2018
24

This report provides information on the establishment and conduct of the policy and process inquiry, and key objectives of the Deregulation Agenda. It also examines some of the information presented to the committee, before presenting the committee's findings and recommendations.

Guide

7 Nov 2018
7

After assisting many clients to migrate to New Zealand and invest here, PwC has consolidated their experience into an easy to use guide that provides an overview of New Zealand’s economic, social and regulatory landscape.

Report

30 Oct 2018
9

This economic analysis measures Rio Tinto's total contribution to Australia's economy, revealing how additional jobs created and goods and services purchased from suppliers have a flow-on effect that benefits Australians.

Working paper

30 Oct 2018
15

The recent decision by the Full Federal Court in Chevron Australia Holdings Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation [2017] FCAFC 62 is a watershed, not only in Australia but internationally. It provides important insights into how the arm’s length principle takes account of the economic,...

Working paper

26 Oct 2018
176

This paper explores some of the key factors that are impacting on Indigenous business development, including issues about the economics of discrimination and remoteness. The paper also outlines policy implications that arise from the analysis.

Report

22 Oct 2018
66

New analysis of ATO data has found unpaid super is getting worse, not better, with 2.98 million Australians being short-changed $5.9 billion in super entitlements in 2015-16.

Discussion paper

17 Oct 2018
38

This paper provides information about the trans-Tasman electronic invoicing (e-invoicing) collaboration and seeks feedback from key stakeholders on early thinking about operational governance options for e-invoicing arrangements. The feedback received will inform the further development of options and related advice to the Australian and New...

Working paper

1 Oct 2018
13

This paper addresses two questions: what characteristics are associated with entrepreneurship (starting a self-employed business); and which sorts of entrepreneurs are more successful (create jobs)?

Report

28 Aug 2018
77

This report provides a cost-benefit analysis of establishing a pharmacy council in Queensland. The report was commissioned following a request from the Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee.

Report

23 Aug 2018
53

This audit is a global first that explains what "diverse thinking" really means for governance, how to increase diverse thinking , the predictors of diverse thinking beyond gender and ethnicity, and how to create a diverse thinking boardroom culture and governance practice.

Report

15 Aug 2018
9

This interim report presents the committee's findings and conclusions about the effect of red tape on occupational licensing (licensing inquiry).

Article

13 Aug 2018
12

Scenario planning does not attempt to predict the future, nor does it try to articulate visions or desirable futures. Over the course of six months – through workshops, interviews and an online community – the Melbourne 4.0 Taskforce looked at Melbourne’s future in the context...

Discussion paper

20 Jul 2018
7

The ABN system was originally introduced in 2000 to provide a unique identifier for businesses to use when dealing with government, and to support the introduction and administration of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). However, the value and meaning of an ABN within the...

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