In Malaysia, 80% of businesses now have at least one women on the senior management team. The percentage of women in senior management has increased from 24% in 2017 to 28% in 2018 and this has been the highest since 2011 (31%).
Optimism level in Malaysia rose to six per cent, the highest level since 2014, a vast improvement compared to a year ago (-36 per cent)
Grant Thornton celebrates key milestones. SJ Grant Thornton is now known as Grant Thornton Malaysia with over 700 people strong. New global CEO Peter Bodin takes office, global revenues pass USD5 billion and network grows to 50,000 people
The recent announcement by the Director General (DG) of Inland Revenue Board (IRB), Datuk Sabin Samitah, to enforce harsher penalties for income tax dodgers signals the intention of the IRB on going after chronic or hardcore tax defaulters.