Pages tagged "Reports and Papers"

Executive Remuneration Position Paper

The Business Council of Australia has released a position paper in response to the continuing debate over pay for CEOs and other senior business managers. The BCA paper says clear examples of excessive pay and reward for underperformance had damaged...

Australia’s Population Future

This report, Australia’s Population Future, was prepared for the Business Council of Australia by Professor Glenn Withers AO, ANU and Applied Economics Pty Ltd. To download a copy, click here.

The Vocational Education and Training System: Key Issues for Large Enterprises

Wide-ranging changes are required in the vocational education and training (VET) system to ensure it meets the future needs of large businesses according to a report prepared for the Business Council of Australia. The report on the key issues for large...

The Community of Business

The ‘business of business’ is to achieve sound returns as well as remaining competitive. In recent years, the forces of globalisation, together with increased competition and the growing complexity of Australia’s economy, have made this focus even more singular. We...

Executive Remuneration: Best Practice Principles and Guide

November 2003 The Business Council of Australia has released a guide, prepared by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, setting out global best practice guidelines on executive remuneration. The Executive Remuneration Best Practice Principles and Guide brings together concise guidance on best practice proposals, practices...

Balancing Work and Family Survey

A Business Council of Australia survey has revealed that Australia’s largest companies are leading the way in adopting strategies aimed at supporting working parents. These policies and strategies include paid maternity and paternity leave, job-share schemes, work from home opportunities,...

The Cost of Dropping Out: Research Reports

January 2003 The Business Council of Australia commissioned research that found that without concerted action, at least 80,000 young Australians over the next decade are likely to leave school early and face long-term unemployment.The primary research report, The Cost of...

Balancing Work and Family Survey

October 2003 A Business Council of Australia survey has revealed that Australia’s largest companies are leading the way in adopting strategies aimed at supporting working parents. These policies and strategies include paid maternity and paternity leave, job-share schemes, work from...

Age Can Work: A Business Guide for Supporting Older Workers

August 2003 The Business Council of Australia has released guidelines aimed at encouraging big business to keep more older Australians in the workforce. Age Can Work: A Business Guide for Supporting Older Workers aims to addressing the significant issue of...

CEO Turnover in 2002: Trends, Causes and Lessons Learned

September 2003 The Business Council of Australia, in conjunction with management consultancy firm Booz Allen Hamilton, has released a study showing the chief executives of Australia’s largest companies spent only half the time in the position compared to chief executives...

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