Podcasts can reach virtually anyone, anywhere, anytime, but for an accounting firm, launching a podcast is not a decision to be made lightly.
Year-end celebrations are an opportunity to engage with staff and clients, but how can accounting firms make the most of this busy period?
It began as a celebration of singlehood, but the impact of China's Singles’ Day retail event is now being felt around the globe.
The role of the accountant is changing, with technical skills needing to be supplemented by strong interpersonal relationships and the ability to influence clients. These soft skills are crucial in protecting the future value and authority of industries like accounting, where much of the work can be delivered by an algorithm, attendees at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) heard on the second day of the event.
Fifty years ago, when their now-famous research paper was finally published, young Australian academics Ray Ball and Philip Brown forever changed global accounting, as well as their own lives.
Analyst, communicator and business partner. Meet the new management accountant.
Social license to operate: a fair and measured approach to good corporate governance or a socialist Trojan horse? CPA Australia investigates why proposed changes to governance for Australian listed companies have stirred controversy.
A lively panel discussion at CPA Congress Melbourne on the future of financial reporting explored how a rapidly-changing business environment heavily influenced by technology –from cloud computing to cryptocurrencies – is driving the need to keep accounting standards relevant.
How can you make the shift from spending three-quarters of the day sitting to a more dynamic way of working? Researchers and workplace practitioners are standing up for standing.
Protecting your office and living space from the threat of cybercrime is hard enough, but it gets a lot more treacherous during work travel.
Microsoft's Office Suite shouldn't be an automatic choice. Here are some alternatives that may be worth considering.
Creativity has always been at the heart of human endeavours but in a time when information overload has become our daily reality, it can be hard to find the headspace for creative solutions. Sir Ken Robinson, appearing at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA), explains how companies – and the individuals that comprise them – can cultivate the traits of imagination and creativity that lead to innovation.
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