Trends in online annual reports

Trends in online annual reports

Australian companies and their annual report designers and production houses have had more than a decade to develop better online reporting from the time the Simpler Regulatory System legislation allowed listed companies to distribute their annual reports online and...
Responding to criticism

Responding to criticism

Westpac’s 2001 annual report remains a celebrated example of how a company can face up to tough times and harsh criticism. Its ‘smashed tomato’ report was a bold response to the heavy public antagonism that existed toward banks, when customer faith in all banks had...
Shareholder activists now targeting….

Shareholder activists now targeting….

FCR examines the latest trends in shareholder activism, including the emerging threat of sophisticated offshore activists, and how companies can be prepared. Company boards and management have learned to expect needling by small shareholders, the Australian...
The Communication of Frenzy

The Communication of Frenzy

The ghosts of the past can be portents of the future. But when the ghosts are laid to rest and fade from our collective memory they can no longer guide our way. There’s now plenty of blue sky visible from 33 Bligh Street through to 20 O’Connell Street in Sydney’s CBD....