Kate pored over 78,000 conference call transcripts to learn about the language companies use to hide bad news. From "selective separation" to "commodity headwinds", she decodes the worst offenders.
Documents obtained by 7.30 under Right to Information raise serious safety and maintenance concerns about Clive Palmer's Townsville nickel refinery, which he is promising to reopen.
Crown Resorts director and former AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou is grilled in court over the $145 million collapse of education group Acquire Learning.
Individual AMP executives are preparing for the possibility of facing criminal charges over the billion-dollar 'fees for no service' scandal, the company's lawyer said this morning.
Chief executives are increasingly nervous about Australia's economic prospects, with a quarter expecting business conditions to deteriorate this year, according to a closely watched survey.
A well-written, well-timed corporate survey can provide insights into workplace issues and employee satisfaction. But employers be warned, staff and customers soon see through a survey that smacks of a PR stunt, write Peter Holland and Tse Leng Tham.
AMP's new boss Francesco De Ferrari says he has not worked in an organisation that has not made mistakes, but the test for his tenure will be how quickly the company fixes its errors.
After nine months of damning evidence of misconduct and malpractice, the final fortnight of hearings neatly encapsulated the banking royal commission, especially the starkly contrasting evidence of NAB's CEO and chairman.
The banking royal commission is in its second-last day of public hearings, with ANZ boss Shayne Elliott continuing to answer questions about the bank's pay practices and handling of customer compensation.
The banking royal commission continues its grilling of bank bosses, with AMP's Mike Wilkins to be followed by ANZ chief executive Shayne Elliott.