Entries by Claire Smith

Employers need to get smarter with workforce strategies based on people data

With labour shortages here to stay, effective workforce strategies – based on sound people data – are crucial. Business owners are struggling to find workers, with 85% of Australian businesses reporting staff shortages are preventing operations at full capacity (Australian Financial Review, 3 Feb 2022). Forecasts predict unemployment rates will remain below 5% for the […]

Risk management is about more than avoiding bad things

Effective risk management is more important now than ever. It is more than a tick box and needs to continually evolve. Risk has moved more sharply into focus in the organisational psyche. Objective risk analysis and management has changed through the efforts of many professionals, including accountants, and has influenced how we perceive, frame and […]