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The New Role For Procurement In Aged Care – Post Royal Commission

The final report of the Aged Care Royal Commission was released this week – Jonathan Dutton FCIPS looks at the role that procurement can play in advance of the PASA Aged Care Procurement Conference this August: The final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care was released this week with 148 recommendations for the …

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Australia Should Focus On Social, Digital And Climate Investments To Drive Recovery: CEDA Report

Governments should seize opportunities that deliver long-term economic and social benefits to secure Australia’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to CEDA’s 2021 Economic and Political Outlook (EPO) report. CEDA Chief Executive Melinda Cilento said COVID-19 has taught us we do better when we are bold. Investments in social infrastructure such as childcare, aged care and housing …

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56% Of Investors Say Sustainable Investments (ESG) Are A New Safe-Haven

Sustainable and responsible investments (ESG) are now regarded as ‘safe havens’ by the majority of investors, reveals one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organisations. deVere Group, which operates in more than 100 countries globally, reports that 56% of clients who seek to include environmental, social and governance-orientated investments into their portfolios …

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Buying PPE – Is It Ok To Cut Corners During A Crisis?

The devastation and disruption caused by COVID-19 are unprecedented. As a result, governments across the globe have been forced into making impossible decisions – shutting down their economies, imposing nationwide lockdowns, closing borders, and pausing critical medical services to accommodate the vast numbers of coronavirus patients. One issue that continues to be at the forefront …

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How To Build Meaningful Relationships In The Workplace

Feeling happy and motivated at work comes down to several different factors. Some employees are motivated by working towards their next pay-rise or promotion. For others, establishing a healthy work-life balance is of the utmost importance – these people value most highly the ability to juggle their personal lives alongside work without stress or pressure. …

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Procurement and supply chain teams urged to learn from Australia’s recent underpayment scandals

Top retail executives have blamed offshore software not configured for “Australia’s relatively complex labour environment as a key factor in staff being underpaid.” This comes after the recent wave of backlash against high-profile retail and hospitality businesses for underpayment revelations. Industries with complex supply chain and labour environment such as construction, mining, resources, and utilities …

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Using business as a force for good: Kathmandu becomes the largest B Corporation in Australia and New Zealand

Kathmandu joins the global movement for a more sustainable and inclusive economy. Kathmandu has today become the largest certified B Corporation (B Corp) in Australia and New Zealand, securing its place as a global leader in sustainable and ethical practices. The outdoor and adventure brand is the first publicly listed B Corp in New Zealand and the first …

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How the Modern Slavery Act impacts Australian businesses

On 1 January 2019, the Modern Slavery Act 2018 came into effect, heralding a new mandatory modern slavery reporting requirement for companies operating in Australia with a minimum annual consolidated revenue of $100 million. The Act directly impacts over 3,000 Australian companies who are now legally required to report on their supply chains and submit …

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Making Procurement Smarter

Over the past few decades, procurement has consistently evolved – beginning as a clerical, back-office task, and growing into a strategic, intelligent business function that has the power to not only save money and increase efficiency, but also combat social and environmental issues. While the source-to-pay processes are integrated in centralised IT and enterprise resource …

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Will Australian Entities Comply With the Modern Slavery Act?

With the first cycle of Modern Slavery reporting for Australian entities with a total revenue of at least $100 million per annum approaching rapidly, analysts stand to learn much from the process. Benchmarks will be established, new targets will be set and the curtain will be pulled back on complex supply chains with high risks …

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