The ability for an organisation to deal with regulatory change effectively and efficiently is paramount to an effective compliance and risk management program. Managing this process can be a challenge depending on the size of the organisation, its geographic breadth, industry, and business. Organisations should be pragmatic and leverage solutions to help implement new and changing regulations to make this process less cumbersome.
AI has already begun to revolutionise the way we live our lives and the way we work — and as this technology becomes more integrated with our everyday activities, we need to cast our eyes to the future to ensure this ongoing development maintains ethical standards and provides benefit for all.
New research reveals that 81.6 per cent of whistleblowers in Australia and New Zealand have faced repercussions for speaking up. And in at least 34 per cent of cases, they suffered harassment or direct adverse employment impacts.
Cloud computing, e-signatures, block chain, advanced artificial intelligence … there’s no denying technology has changed the way many of us work. Yet, despite the rise and rise of technology and automation solutions, Company Secretaries are still feeling the burden of manual tasks, many of which are being carried out the same way they were 20 years ago.