Thu, 10 Sep 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis for the tourism economy with damaging and long-lasting impacts on the tourism sector which contributes $60.9 billion to Australia’s GDP whilst directly and indirectly employing 1,035,000 people. (Tourism Research Australia, 2020) The challenges to re-boot and re-energise the domestic and international travel industry are many and our expert travel panel will discuss some of the key issues around recovery strategies, restoring consumer confidence, implementation of health and safety protocols, and sustainable tourism. And, importantly, is there cause for optimism for the sector in 2021 and beyond?
Thu, 03 Sep 2020
In this webinar, Employsure Founder and Managing Director Ed Mallett explains how we can adapt to the new world of working, and the new obligations, challenges and opportunities facing business owners. Ed discusses JobKeeper 2.0, IR flexibility, COVID safety plans, handling your HR in the age of the pandemic and communicating with staff. A must-watch event for any employer.
Wed, 02 Sep 2020
Trade Opportunities for Australia and the United Kingdom with The Rt Hon. Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy, at the UK Department for International Trade. This webinar will give you the opportunity to hear from the UK Minister for Trade Policy about how new trade arrangements will play an important role in the long-term economic recovery of the UK and Australia following COVID-19.
Thu, 13 Aug 2020
As the devastating impact on global and domestic economies of the COVID-19 pandemic is still unfolding, The Victorian Treasurer, Tim Pallas, addressed his Government’s response to this unprecedented challenge and the initiatives taken to stimulate growth in the economy as well as the outlook for attracting investment to Victoria including the trade and investment relationship between Victoria and the UK. Minister Pallas covered supply chain security, Payroll Tax, and the importance of implementing decisions made by the National Cabinet. He outlined the need to look at reducing energy costs and encourage innovation.
Mon, 20 Jul 2020
To mark the launch of the City of London report ‘UK cross-border trade in services with Australia - an analysis of market access for financial services firms’, the Australian British Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar with The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman William Russell; John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the UK's HM Treasury and Senator Jane Hume, Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology.
Wed, 15 Jul 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has created major disruptions and industry challenges for domestic and global freight, logistics and supply chains. Our panellists explore the impact on the freight and transport industry and discuss their COVID-19 experiences, the challenges they face and getting back to business in the new normal. The team looked at how travel restrictions and border closures have impacted the movement of cargo; how cargo operations have changed as a result of the pandemic and details of the government support for the flow of cargo during this coronavirus period. The export panel: Air Vice-Marshal Margaret Staib, AM, CSC, Australian Government Freight Controller Stephen Stroner, Managing Director, UPS Colin Nicholls, Area Manager Australasia, Cargo Commercial, Etihad Airways
Wed, 24 Jun 2020
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business has for many been devastating with loss of income, jobs and an uncertain future. The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments are supporting business through this unprecedented and difficult time to ensure jobs are saved and a fast recovery is certain as we get back to work. In this Webinar, The Hon Martin Pakula discussed Victorian Government’s support for business and looked at the opportunities for recovery in the immediate and long-term future.
Mon, 15 Jun 2020
Our speakers are today are Paul Webster, Executive and Richard Cuda, Management Consultant, International Investment Services. They join us today to discuss about how to make the most of support available in the Australian FY2020.
Thu, 11 Jun 2020
If you are one of the many businesses transacting overseas, you know that currency fluctuations can create revenue opportunity but also cause uncertainty. Join the ABCC to hear from Michael Judge, Head of Australia & New Zealand at OFX, to learn new ways to think about risk and help your business come out ahead.
Wed, 10 Jun 2020
COVID-19 has devastated the travel industry causing widespread loss of jobs and serious economic consequences as the effects of the pandemic spread throughout the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors. What is the impact of COVID-19 on the industry and what is the plan for the road to recovery? When borders and the skies open, how can your business be better prepared to start travelling and what will that travel look like?
Thu, 04 Jun 2020
Shane is Co-Head of the Investment Strategy and Dynamic Markets team, responsible for the provision of economic and macro investment analysis and the determination of AMP Capital’s asset allocation policy which is applied across more than $65 billion invested in multi-asset funds. During this Webinar, Dr Oliver will present a wide-ranging overview of the impact COVID-19 has had, and will continue to have, on the domestic and global economy.
Wed, 27 May 2020
BDO’s Global Transfer Pricing Leader, Zara Ritchie, together with Australian and UK Transfer Pricing Partners Mike Smith, and Ken Almand with Jason Drzewucki from the Global Transfer Pricing team discussed how to manage Transfer Pricing in an environment impacted by COVID-19. Multinational groups operating in Australia and the UK may find that established Transfer Pricing policies no longer give rise to arm’s length outcomes due to unprecedented disruptions to global workforces, supply chains and customer demand. Whether a subsidiary of a UK HQ group or Australian MNE investing in the UK, this webinar addressed strategies to survive the short-term impacts on your cash flows, adapt to temporary and longer term permanent changes, and position your business to ultimately thrive as the general economy recovers.
Wed, 27 May 2020
COVID-19 has caused a monumental shift in the global economy with many sectors severely damaged as a result of the lockdown. Whilst the negative effects of the situation are universal, it is becoming apparent that women face specific challenges in responding to our new normal. Women make up the highest percentage of employees in the healthcare, hospitality and education sectors, all of which have taken severe economic hits.
Thu, 14 May 2020
As the largest pandemic in a century, COVID-19 is first and foremost a human tragedy. But with this health crisis, the global economic impact has truly been unprecedented and will likely have consequences for a generation. With news bulletins bringing stories of the widespread economic fallout on a daily basis, it can often be overlooked that there are not only areas of the economy that are tracking positively, but could actually be growing. Speakers were: The Hon Dr Craig Emerson, Director of the Australian APEC Study Centre (AASC) at RMIT University, Jeremy Thorpe, Chief Economist & Partner, PwC Australia and James Kirby, Wealth Editor, The Australian.
Wed, 13 May 2020
As Minister for Transport and Roads, Andrew Constance is overseeing a record $55.6 billion spend on public transport and roads over the next four years, on top of the $58.3 billion the NSW Liberals & Nationals has already spent on public transport since winning Government in 2011. New South Wales’ transport and infrastructure revolution is well underway with the opening of mega projects such as the Sydney CBD and South East Light Rail, the new M4 Tunnels and the driverless Northwest Metro train in 2019.
Fri, 24 Apr 2020
The ABCC invites you to join this webinar delivered by Kyle Hutchin from Franklin Shanks. In this webinar, Kyle will cover the implications of the recent enactment of a National Cabinet Code of Conduct: who is eligible under The Code; what measures are available to your company if you’re not eligible for The Code; and walk through some strategies for dealing with landlords during these difficult times.
Fri, 24 Apr 2020
CTRL Group has been working tirelessly to meet the demands of the changing threat landscape and Co-Founder, Bastien Treptel, has many key insights to share as it relates to cyber maturity, remote access security, cyber incident response, monitoring and threat detection, and business continuity planning.
Wed, 22 Apr 2020
Feelings of isolation, loneliness and being unable to “switch off”, as well as a lack of social support, are all issues that need managing within a virtual environment. Our speakers, Julie McKay - Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Well-being Officer, PwC, and Mark Dean - Founder and CEO of workplace behaviour change and mental health companies, En Masse and On a Roll 21, will address these challenges and other concerns in today's Mental Health Webinar.
Tue, 14 Apr 2020
As borders are closed and flights are grounded across the globe due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, temporary visa holders in Australia and their employers have been faced with the added pressure of managing visa expirations, work rights and immigration compliance with minimal exemptions provided by the Australian government. Please join Senior Immigration Services Consultant at Robert Walters Australia, Leah Kang, in this webinar where she will cover this topic.
Tue, 14 Apr 2020
In this webinar, George Hawwa, Growth Director at Attention Experts and James Partington, Strategic Partner Manager at Hootsuite explore best practice insights and examples related to creating authentic engagements with clients during a time of crisis.