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December 16, 2020
Beware of scammers and spammers

Scammers and spammers won’t be taking a break this Holiday Season. Their ‘market focus’ will switch to the personal affairs and business of all those at home or on a holiday break. In fact, scammers and spammers have already been very busy this year.

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December 7, 2020
How Local Government can maximise the benefits of Internal Audit

What package of internal audit activities deliver the most value to a council’s operations – and to the community that the council serves?

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November 30, 2020
Steve Kent joins Centium in Associate Director Business Development role

Steve brings with him ‘hands on’ experience and knowledge of managing the successful delivery of internal audit, risk management, advisory, internal control/process improvement, investigations and consulting related services.

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November 27, 2020
The benefits of reengineering in Amalgamated Councils

The reality of creating merged Councils has precipitated the need for new approaches to almost everything - from strategies and policies to creating teams and organisation structures, new identities and branding.

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November 23, 2020
Centium welcomes Richard Baecher as our new Director of Cyber & IT

Richard brings with him extensive experience in and knowledge of ICT management consulting, electronic service delivery, and cyber and information security

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November 20, 2020
Hybrid auditing: transitioning to a blend of on and offsite fieldwork

We are looking beyond COVID-19, and beyond now, to a hybrid model of delivery that will achieve increased efficiencies and outcomes for our clients.

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November 13, 2020
Managing misconduct during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nurturing our people, implementing better internal controls, and carrying out fair and effective investigations of misconduct are critically important to protect our employees, our assets, and our brand.

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October 28, 2020
Workplace Investigations: Failure to Investigate Employee Complaints Results In $5.2 Million Damages and Penalties in the Federal Court

The Court upheld the former employee’s unfair dismissal claim under the Fair Work Act and awarded him compensation of $5.2 million for his future economic loss, including foregone salary and share options.

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October 14, 2020
Fact vs Myth: Debunking Misconceptions about the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

Today, many merchants are still unclear about their responsibilities and requirements under PCI DSS, leaving them at an increased risk of being found non-compliant and facing hefty fines.

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September 24, 2020
Support for New Mayors – Independent expert advice to meet the demands of a new role

While many incumbent Mayors will be re-elected, newly elected Mayors may face a steep learning curve.

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September 10, 2020
NCAT affirms Council decision to release IAB Investigation Report

NCAT backs decision by a NSW local council to release an independent investigation report on alleged misconduct by a councillor.

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August 19, 2020
Amendments to the Model Code of Conduct (and Procedures) for Local Councils in NSW

Centium has undertaken a detailed comparison between the 2018 and 2020 Model Code of Conduct for Local Councils in NSW and Procedures

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