The pandemic's economic and social impact are likely to surge in the coming months in spite of the number of claims directly related to infection with Covid-19 being minimal, MLC Insurance's Sean Williamson points out.
The boards nailing their governance objectives during the pandemic are the ones that have a dynamic, open relationship with their C-suite according to Vanessa Pigrum, head of The Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership.
The ex-Liberal party leader was joined by a host of industry names on an "emergency" webinar to discuss the importance of continuing the legislated SG increase in July 2021, despite the economic effects of the pandemic.
While the March sell-off destabilised portfolios, savvy funds used what Cbus Super's Scott Pappas called 'the mother of all stress tests' to gauge how well their portfolio managers shifted strategy and handled the duress.
The world’s ability to manage Covid-19 will progressively improve over time, says Mark Delaney, the CIO of Australia’s largest superannuation fund, and the economic recovery has so far been faster than with other major recessions.
It is a difficult time, but also a time of excitement for mental health advocates, who say Covid-19 is catalysing deep change among business leaders, policymakers and the broader community in how to address mental health.
Because hearing people talk about their personal challenges has been an enormous help to Carden Calder, the communications executive has decided to open up about her own personal situation in the hope it will help others too.
A group of psychologists, social workers, industry leaders and mental health experts have come together to address the mental health crisis that lays beneath the pandemic - this is the first in a series of articles designed to start a broader conversation about this important topic.