The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) needs a good dose of risk and compliance

Some background The NDIS is a healthcare program initiated by the Australian Government for Australians with a disability. The Bill was introduced into Parliament in November 2012 by then Prime Minister Julia Gillard, and passed in March 2013. The recent 2017 Budget announced the government’s intention to fully fund the NDIS with a 0.5% increase in the Medicare levy …

Innovative companies should have a Panel of Online Marketplaces for corporate functions

Sharing economy is game-changing corporate functions Since the advent of the sharing economy about 12 years ago, and as online marketplaces like Airbnb, Uber, Upwork, Freelancer.com become more widely embraced in the last 7 years, it seems an area not previously as susceptible to disruption is now fast being disrupted – “Corporate functions” within organisations. …

Innovation in risk management: A new way to cut out the middle man

MEETIG8 featured in The Australian Financial Review On 5th April 2017, MEETIG8 was featured in The Australian Financial Review (“AFR”). MEETIG8 is Australia’s first online marketplace for risk and compliance, and provides a new and innovative way for companies to find experienced and high quality specialists for project or short-term placements. Below is the full …

How risk professionals can pursue flexibility, independence and happiness

A risk specialist living the dream I had an interesting phone call with one of the risk specialists on MEETIG8. MEETIG8 is Australia’s first online marketplace for risk, compliance and audit freelancers. This risk specialist recently pitched to a financial services company to help them build a compliance management framework for some ASIC regulations. When …

How to quickly hire the best Risk and Compliance people for your short term gigs

Being a hiring manager is no easy task For the last seven years, I headed up a Risk and Compliance function at a major Australian financial institution. Given the large volume of regulatory compliance work we faced from time to time, there were times where I had to hire contractors to help supplement my team in …