Creating Unenforceable contracts – are you doing it without realising?

Written by Donna Kirk - Pro Leaders Academy. We all know we must read the fine print – but when it comes down to it, we don’t. We skim. We can be forgiven for the assumptions we make based on knowledge, experience, and the situation. But how does what we read come into being? Someone [...]

By |2021-01-29T09:36:26+10:00January 28th, 2021|Legal|0 Comments

An Ethical Australia with Ethical Behaviour

Written by Donna Kirk - Pro Leaders Academy. An ethical Australia with ethical behaviour is what we believe to be our current state in general. However on Monday 26 October Q&A aired a program with a challenging discussion on ethics, ethical behaviour, accountability & leadership. As a leading trainers in the areas of projects, procurement [...]

By |2020-11-19T11:01:44+10:00November 18th, 2020|Governments, Legal, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Part 1 Your Conflict of Interest (COI) – Brett Lyndon

Pro Leaders Academy Facilitator, Brett Lyndon will take you through a 3-part series looking deeper into the area of Conflict of Interest, its implications and what steps you can take in order to do the right thing. Part 1 – What does Conflict of interest mean? The more I talk to people regarding Conflict of [...]

By |2020-10-01T13:59:49+10:00August 6th, 2020|Governments, Legal|0 Comments

The Devil is surely in the detail – working from (WFH) does not escape notice

Written by: Donna Kirk - Pro Leaders Academy Regardless of where you work, an Employer has a legal obligation to provide a safe working environment for staff. If this is not provided and an incident occurs, there can be serious implications such as financial penalties for the Employer/business. This was highlighted recently in an [...]

By |2020-08-11T15:43:41+10:00August 6th, 2020|Legal|0 Comments

Probity, getting it right!!

Written by: Phil Sealy - Pro Leaders Academy If we look at probity as being the evidence of ethical behaviour, then does ethical behaviour automatically make me get it right? As a probity advisor, I don’t believe this to be true.  Let me explain Probity can be seen as a process to ensure the required [...]

By |2020-07-14T15:48:10+10:00March 5th, 2020|Financial, Governments, Legal|0 Comments

The importance of lessons learned and audits

Written by: Brett Lyndon - Pro Leaders Academy A recent Australian National Auditors Office (ANAO) audit of Western Sydney Airport Company (WSA Co) a wholly owned Australian Government Business Enterprise (GBE), and therefore subject to operating under the terms of the Public Governance Performance and Accountability Act, has highlighted the importance of not just having [...]

By |2020-07-14T15:54:58+10:00March 5th, 2020|Financial, Governments, Legal|0 Comments

Clarity around Transparency

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd As a project or procurement manager working with funds that are tax or ratepayer derived, you have specific accountability that are bounded by procurement rules. This accountability is legislated to provide the necessary framework that governs how public money can be used ethically and responsibly. [...]

By |2020-07-14T15:56:11+10:00February 5th, 2020|Financial, Governments, Legal, Taxes|0 Comments

Anti-corruption: Why Australia is out of the top 10

Written by: Donna Kirk - Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd Anti-corruption, how knowing the basics can help every project manager avoid being challenged. Since 1995, countries around the world have been assessed and surveyed on financial and judicial practices by Transparency International.  The *2020 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) was released recently with Australia sitting [...]

By |2020-07-14T15:57:42+10:00February 5th, 2020|Financial, Governments, Legal|0 Comments
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