The Future of UK-Australia Cross Border Trade in Financial Services
The Future of UK-Australia Cross Border Trade in Financial Services

Mon, 20 Jul 2020

To mark the launch of the City of London report ‘UK cross-border trade in services with Australia - an analysis of market access for financial services firms’, the Australian British Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar with The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman William Russell; John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the UK's HM Treasury and Senator Jane Hume, Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology.


Post-Pandemic recovery for freight and supply chains
Post-Pandemic recovery for freight and supply chains

Wed, 15 Jul 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created major disruptions and industry challenges for domestic and global freight, logistics and supply chains. Our panellists explore the impact on the freight and transport industry and discuss their COVID-19 experiences, the challenges they face and getting back to business in the new normal. The team looked at how travel restrictions and border closures have impacted the movement of cargo; how cargo operations have changed as a result of the pandemic and details of the government support for the flow of cargo during this coronavirus period. The export panel: Air Vice-Marshal Margaret Staib, AM, CSC, Australian Government Freight Controller Stephen Stroner, Managing Director, UPS Colin Nicholls, Area Manager Australasia, Cargo Commercial, Etihad Airways


Victoria’s response to COVID-19: support for businesses and opportunities in recovery
Victoria’s response to COVID-19: support for businesses and opportunities in recovery

Wed, 24 Jun 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business has for many been devastating with loss of income, jobs and an uncertain future. The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments are supporting business through this unprecedented and difficult time to ensure jobs are saved and a fast recovery is certain as we get back to work. In this Webinar, The Hon Martin Pakula discussed Victorian Government’s support for business and looked at the opportunities for recovery in the immediate and long-term future.


Expand internationally with The Export Market Development Grants Scheme
Expand internationally with The Export Market Development Grants Scheme

Mon, 15 Jun 2020

Our speakers are today are Paul Webster, Executive and Richard Cuda, Management Consultant, International Investment Services. They join us today to discuss about how to make the most of support available in the Australian FY2020.


Is currency management right for your business?
Is currency management right for your business?

Thu, 11 Jun 2020

If you are one of the many businesses transacting overseas, you know that currency fluctuations can create revenue opportunity but also cause uncertainty. Join the ABCC to hear from Michael Judge, Head of Australia & New Zealand at OFX, to learn new ways to think about risk and help your business come out ahead.


Finding the way forward for the travel industry
Finding the way forward for the travel industry

Wed, 10 Jun 2020

COVID-19 has devastated the travel industry causing widespread loss of jobs and serious economic consequences as the effects of the pandemic spread throughout the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors. What is the impact of COVID-19 on the industry and what is the plan for the road to recovery? When borders and the skies open, how can your business be better prepared to start travelling and what will that travel look like?


Dr Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital
Dr Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital

Thu, 04 Jun 2020

Shane is Co-Head of the Investment Strategy and Dynamic Markets team, responsible for the provision of economic and macro investment analysis and the determination of AMP Capital’s asset allocation policy which is applied across more than $65 billion invested in multi-asset funds. During this Webinar, Dr Oliver will present a wide-ranging overview of the impact COVID-19 has had, and will continue to have, on the domestic and global economy.


COVID-19 and Transfer Pricing Arrangements
COVID-19 and Transfer Pricing Arrangements

Wed, 27 May 2020

BDO’s Global Transfer Pricing Leader, Zara Ritchie, together with Australian and UK Transfer Pricing Partners Mike Smith, and Ken Almand with Jason Drzewucki from the Global Transfer Pricing team discussed how to manage Transfer Pricing in an environment impacted by COVID-19. Multinational groups operating in Australia and the UK may find that established Transfer Pricing policies no longer give rise to arm’s length outcomes due to unprecedented disruptions to global workforces, supply chains and customer demand. Whether a subsidiary of a UK HQ group or Australian MNE investing in the UK, this webinar addressed strategies to survive the short-term impacts on your cash flows, adapt to temporary and longer term permanent changes, and position your business to ultimately thrive as the general economy recovers.


How will COVID-19 reshape the way women work?
How will COVID-19 reshape the way women work?

Wed, 27 May 2020

COVID-19 has caused a monumental shift in the global economy with many sectors severely damaged as a result of the lockdown. Whilst the negative effects of the situation are universal, it is becoming apparent that women face specific challenges in responding to our new normal. Women make up the highest percentage of employees in the healthcare, hospitality and education sectors, all of which have taken severe economic hits.


Covid-19: Who will lead the recovery?
Covid-19: Who will lead the recovery?

Thu, 14 May 2020

As the largest pandemic in a century, COVID-19 is first and foremost a human tragedy. But with this health crisis, the global economic impact has truly been unprecedented and will likely have consequences for a generation. With news bulletins bringing stories of the widespread economic fallout on a daily basis, it can often be overlooked that there are not only areas of the economy that are tracking positively, but could actually be growing. Speakers were: The Hon Dr Craig Emerson, Director of the Australian APEC Study Centre (AASC) at RMIT University, Jeremy Thorpe, Chief Economist & Partner, PwC Australia and James Kirby, Wealth Editor, The Australian.


The Hon Andrew Constance MP, NSW Minister for Transport and Roads
The Hon Andrew Constance MP, NSW Minister for Transport and Roads

Wed, 13 May 2020

As Minister for Transport and Roads, Andrew Constance is overseeing a record $55.6 billion spend on public transport and roads over the next four years, on top of the $58.3 billion the NSW Liberals & Nationals has already spent on public transport since winning Government in 2011. New South Wales’ transport and infrastructure revolution is well underway with the opening of mega projects such as the Sydney CBD and South East Light Rail, the new M4 Tunnels and the driverless Northwest Metro train in 2019.


Understanding Commercial Rents During COVID-19
Understanding Commercial Rents During COVID-19

Fri, 24 Apr 2020

The ABCC invites you to join this webinar delivered by Kyle Hutchin from Franklin Shanks. In this webinar, Kyle will cover the implications of the recent enactment of a National Cabinet Code of Conduct: who is eligible under The Code; what measures are available to your company if you’re not eligible for The Code; and walk through some strategies for dealing with landlords during these difficult times.


Is your business cyber secure?
Is your business cyber secure?

Fri, 24 Apr 2020

CTRL Group has been working tirelessly to meet the demands of the changing threat landscape and Co-Founder, Bastien Treptel, has many key insights to share as it relates to cyber maturity, remote access security, cyber incident response, monitoring and threat detection, and business continuity planning.


Mental Health and the Virtual Workplace
Mental Health and the Virtual Workplace

Wed, 22 Apr 2020

Feelings of isolation, loneliness and being unable to “switch off”, as well as a lack of social support, are all issues that need managing within a virtual environment. Our speakers, Julie McKay - Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Well-being Officer, PwC, and Mark Dean - Founder and CEO of workplace behaviour change and mental health companies, En Masse and On a Roll 21, will address these challenges and other concerns in today's Mental Health Webinar.


COVID-19 travel restrictions: What employers and employees need to know
COVID-19 travel restrictions: What employers and employees need to know

Tue, 14 Apr 2020

As borders are closed and flights are grounded across the globe due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, temporary visa holders in Australia and their employers have been faced with the added pressure of managing visa expirations, work rights and immigration compliance with minimal exemptions provided by the Australian government. Please join Senior Immigration Services Consultant at Robert Walters Australia, Leah Kang, in this webinar where she will cover this topic.


Redefining Social Media- Authenticity in Crisis Comms and Consumer Engagement
Redefining Social Media- Authenticity in Crisis Comms and Consumer Engagement

Tue, 14 Apr 2020

In this webinar, George Hawwa, Growth Director at Attention Experts and James Partington, Strategic Partner Manager at Hootsuite explore best practice insights and examples related to creating authentic engagements with clients during a time of crisis.


Government Stimulus Package Funding: Getting Grant Ready
Government Stimulus Package Funding: Getting Grant Ready

Wed, 08 Apr 2020

The ABCC invites you to join this webinar delivered by Keith Whelan, The Grants Guy. It is the ideal session for any business interested in finding out more about COVID-19 Government Stimulus Package Funding and how you can prepare for future grants funding, what funding exists and how you can use it to support your business.


Coronavirus Shut Downs. The biggest issue facing small business. How to respond?
Coronavirus Shut Downs. The biggest issue facing small business. How to respond?

Mon, 06 Apr 2020

In this webinar, Employsure Founder and Managing Director, Ed Mallett, explains basic entitlements during the Coronavirus pandemic, stand downs and the fundamental HR practices you can’t overlook.


Shayne Elliott - CEO, ANZ
Shayne Elliott - CEO, ANZ

Tue, 10 Mar 2020

Shayne Elliott was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of ANZ Banking Group on 1 January 2016. He has had over 30 years of experience in banking both in Australia and overseas. Shayne joined ANZ as CEO Institutional in June 2009, and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2012.


International Women's Day Breakfast (Melbourne)
International Women's Day Breakfast (Melbourne)

Wed, 04 Mar 2020

Join the British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) to hear from the panel of highly accomplished female leaders as they share their insights on female leadership at the very top of Australian business and government. To celebrate International Women’s Day 2020, topics will include female representation in politics and the corporate sector; representation of women in leadership and key decision-making roles; gender quotas (for and against); bullying and sexism (in politics); developing the next generation of female leaders; support for the increased presence of women in business and the public service and what they bring to their roles and communities.


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