17 Dec 2020 MAY BE ENDING, BUT WFH CERTAINLY ISN’T; DECENCY PAYS OFF IN BUSINESS AS WELL AS IN LIFE
Hello, and welcome to our last Business and Media Insights for 2020. It’s been an exceptional 12 months, to say the least, so, we want to take this opportunity to thank you for your continuing support and interest.
YES, 2020 MAY BE ENDING, BUT WFH CERTAINLY ISN’T
- This year’s CEO Survey in The Australian Financial Review asked top 50 company leaders whether their staff will be back in the office next year? The answer: Business leaders are keen to see collaboration and culture at their desks again, but they also recognise that staff will want to work remotely for at least a few days a week. Read their responses here.
COMPANIES RISK LITIGATION OVER MODERN SLAVERY IGNORANCE
- Australia’s Modern Slavery Act demands that companies disclose potential exposure to modern slavery in their operations and supply chain. However, an analysis by ESG consulting firm Fair Supply found that just eight per cent of companies are digging deeper than the first layer of their supply chain. Download the full report on modern slavery trends here.
DECENCY PAYS OFF IN BUSINESS AS WELL AS IN LIFE
- Can you be both a great leader AND fair? Apparently yes, according to author David Bodanis. In his new book, “The Art of Fairness – The power of decency in a world turned mean”, Bodanis demonstrates that companies that compensate workers well and treat them fairly can attract better, more motivated staff. Read the Economist’s review here, or better yet, buy the book here!
2020 IN PHOTOS
- Certain years are so eventful they are regarded as pivotal in history, and the year 2020 will certainly be regarded as one of those years. The New York Times has captured all of this in a year’s worth of great news images. View the collection here.
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