Professional Services

Gilbert + Tobin tops equity league table

The law firm has done the most deals in equity capital markets in the first three months of 2014, according to Thomson Reuters.

Fund managers cold on Spotless IPO

Fund managers question pricing of float of catering services company.

$2bn Spotless float leads bumper IPO build-up

Momentum for three of the year's largest floats builds ahead of Spotless, Medibank news.

Hays sees stable Aust jobs market

Recruiter says Australia has been 'most difficult market', has now stabilised.

KPMG hires nine from Pacific Strategy Partners

KPMG Australia is expanding its corporate strategic advice team, hiring nine consultants from Pacific Strategy Partners.

PwC completes Booz acquisition

Professional services firm receives all regulatory approvals for deal.

US firm buys Rein's Ingeus

Providence Service Corporation to buy jobseeker group for up to $US205.7m.

The secrets of great managers

Many employers to turn to management gurus for advice on how to achieve outstanding business practice, but the best route to corporate excellence is often the simplest one.

Class action firm may have lessons to teach

Australia’s most successful litigation financier is setting its sights on wider horizons, teaming up with an aggressive U.S. hedge fund to take on larger cases in a move that should make boardrooms sit up and take notice.

Next Capital may dual-list Hirepool

The private equity firm could opt for a dual listing for New Zealand's largest hire firm.

Boards more confident on mergers: lawyers

Growing confidence among executives has yet to translate into increased M&A activity, according to top legal partners.

Rise of the machines... and the HR dilemma

Concern over the influence of ICT on jobs and wages demands a new role for HR managers. Doing nothing is not an option.

Chinese services sector lifts: HSBC

Activity in the sector expands slightly faster, may be stabilising at low level.

Services sector hits six-year high: AiG

Australian Industry group survey shows activity in the sector soared in February, expanding for first time since Jan 2012.

KPMG in tax boost: report

Accounting firm boosts tax law division to fight rivals PwC, EY and Deloitte.

New York executive search firm buys out Johnson

Consolidation among executive recruiters continues apace.

Transpacific offloads NZ business

Group inks deal to sell unit to wholly-owned subsidiary of Beijing Capital Group.

Transfield swings to H1 profit

Shares slide as group declines to pay dividend, secures $190m of contracts.

Cabcharge lifts first-half profit

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Taxi payments company says improved economic conditions, technology boosted result.

Transfield soars 25% on $1.2bn govt contract

Shares spike after group wins contract for work on offshore processing centres on Nauru and Manus Island.