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Singapore released its budget overnight. It includes a range of spending initiatives aimed at deepening the capabilities of its workforce. It also includes social welfare measures, especially for older Singaporeans.

Singapore unveils expansionary Budget 2019 to boost economic transformation


Having a “side hustle” can be a dangerous choice for employees if they don’t have permission from their employer.

When an employee has a side hustle: what’s fair at work?


Whaling scams are often hard to detect because the emails usually do not have an attachment or URL link.

6 tips to foil a whaling scam


Recent court cases are a stark warning to SMSF auditors, after a court found a second auditor responsible for a lion's share of SMSFs losses.

SMSF auditors under renewed scrutiny


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ACCOUNTING

A plan to limit deductions for tax advice to A$3000 a year is running into some opposition.

Tax advice cap: limiting deductibility when taxpayers most need it


Before taking steps to fix audit quality, it needs to be reliably and consistently measured, in a comparable manner.

Audit quality: is it time for a different approach?


A robot is demonstrated during the Japan Robot Week 2018. Data analytics and technologies such as the cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) are creating new or improved roles.

Technology, talent lead 2019 trends for accountants in the Asia-Pacific


Slavery and bribery are likely to be top of the agenda for financial regulators in 2019. Here's a look at the landscape for regulations in the Asia-Pacific.

The regulations you face in 2019: Asia-Pacific snapshot


Work Smart

Good boss or good company - do you have to choose?

Good boss or good company: which is better for you?


When it comes to economic growth, productivity and profit margins, the “silver tsunami” of boomers poses a complex set of questions for governments and employers.

How to stem the exodus of ageing boomers from the workforce and hold back the silver tsunami


Complementary skills: Cameron Hill ASA and Cynthia Lahiff CPA, both of whom work at the Department of Education and Training, Victoria. Photographer: Jarrod Barnes.

Meet the two CPAs at Victoria's Department of Education and Training


For all its perceived economic benefits, a workforce made up of temporary workers can create problems around culture and engagement, which in turn can contribute to absenteeism and a high attrition rate.

How to manage temporary workers and short-term hires


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