They innovate, they use digital marketing and they’re always looking for new opportunities. Learn from these successful small business owners in the Asia-Pacific region.
The growth in self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) shows no signs of slowing, and as the number of funds approaches 600,000, regulators have had to prioritise and set criteria to monitor the sector.
Blockchain is tipped as a technology game-changer, set to transform accounting, audit and banking. But how does it work?
INTHEBLACK marks International Accounting Day with a tribute to some of the outstanding people who since European colonisation have used their accountancy skills in building the nation – from the creator of Australia’s wool industry through to pioneering women and educators, and the brave man who gave the country its first “horror” budget.
A landmark court judgment is a warning to accountants that they could be fined if a client underpays workers.
Succession planning in family firms can be challenging but one small accounting practice in Canberra has managed to get the process right.
On 1 January 2019 the financial planning sector will see a new professional standards framework come into force. But what does it mean for professional accountants who offer or are thinking about offering financial planning advice to their clients?
Being offered executorship by a client is an honour but sometimes it is in an accountant’s best interests to maintain some distance.
For many businesses, the lure of the initial public offering has lost its gloss. In the US, especially, the number of publicly listed companies has plunged. What’s behind this big change?
Water has always been a precious commodity for Australian farmers, and it’s becoming equally valuable to those investors who can understand the market’s complexities.
Its population is just 8.5 million, but Israel has become a high-tech start-up powerhouse and is attracting major Japanese and Chinese players on the hunt for ingenuity.
In January 2017, Bega Cheese surprised the market when it announced a A$460 million deal to buy back Vegemite from US food giant Mondelez. This is the happy story of Vegemite's return home.
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