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Blockchain is to financial transactions what the internet is to email – a platform that allows for so much more.

Blockchain: the future of record keeping

In super, size is the new black – and the big are getting bigger.

Struggling super funds pushed to merge

CPA Australia's 2017 small business survey found a growing sense of optimism in the small business sector. Overall, 2017 was slightly more positive than 2016, with a moderate increase in the number of businesses reporting that they grew.

Small business owners in the Asia-Pacific feeling optimistic: survey

The acquisition of new skills is a crucial element in both employee engagement and retention.

7 tips to upskill your workplace

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Large numbers of women moved into accounting roles when men went to fight in the First World War in 1914 and after the war there was a sense that society was changing.

The long road for Australia’s female accountants

The role of the accountant is undergoing a significant shift and accounting jobs are shifting, too.

Should young accountants have to do basic accounting work?

New requirements in the Code of Ethics for professional accountants ensures practitioners respond in a timely way.

Why you can’t turn a blind eye to non-compliance by a client

Demand for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander accountants is far outstripping supply. What, then, is stopping Indigenous students from pursuing the field of finance?

Closing the Indigenous accountancy gap

Work Smart

Tackling toxic tension head-on isn't just sensible, it's critical to prevent workers from falling into what's known as 'artificial harmony'.

Anger in the office: how to resolve conflict and avoid cubicle cold wars

Zuko Amsterdam is pioneering the new home-office/hotel accommodation hybrid.

How smart hotels are catering to women and small business travellers

Research suggests that on average, 95 per cent of a company’s employees are unaware of, or do not understand, its strategy

How to be a more strategic manager

The challenge for the gig economy is to ensure there is reasonable standard of rights and conditions and wages for every worker in the economy.

Are new gig economy businesses eroding employee rights?


Start typing Bernard Salt's name into Google and the very first thing that comes up is

No trust, no job security: Bernard Salt on the uncertain future

Smart city, in broad terms, describes a city that uses technology and data to  improve operations, enhance quality of life and reduce running costs. Illustrations by Ellen Porteus.

Get smart: making our cities great places to live

Cecile Thaxter was born in Jamaica, studied in New York, and is now changing the culture at Kalgoorlie's Super Pit. Photos by Melissa Drummond.

Breaking new ground at the Kalgoorlie Super Pit

There are many strategies managers can use to support collaboration, but first they need to identify what they mean by it.

6 standout solutions for strategic managers

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