Starting a business with the end in mind is sound advice, and something all accounting practitioners should seriously consider. Read on for three keys to a successful transition.
A nation can have plentiful resources and an established commercial sector, but terrible policies implemented with determination can send its economy into a downward spiral.
New buzzwords happen quickly whenever there are changes in business, technology or management trends. Here’s a handy guide to help you keep up with the latest corporate speak.
Trade tensions in the Asia-Pacific region dampened growth for business last year, but the CPA Australia Small Business Survey has found that not everyone is gloomy about their prospects.
Accounting, managing corporations and making a difference in the not-for-profit sector: women with finance skills are making their mark in the business world.
Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has put healthcare, apprenticeships and tax cuts for lower-paid workers at the centre of his electoral pitch as the Australian Labor Party sought to outbid the federal government’s budget measures in its appeal to voters.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg may not have thumped the desk about them on budget night, but there are a host of small and interesting items in the 2019 Budget papers.
Practitioners have been encouraged to use data analytics to more productively interact with clients and grow their businesses – but there are risks along with the rewards.
Smaller businesses looking to accelerate their growth curve have more funding options than ever before, but as one prominent accounting and business advisor notes, it still all comes back to strategy. Here’s how to help a client who needs capital.
Tax cuts, incentives for business investment and spending on health and welfare: tonight’s Federal Budget was crafted with Australia’s May election in mind. Read on for CPA Australia’s verdict on Budget 2019.
Professor Allan Fels AO is turning his formidable skills in advocating for fairness and equity to helping migrant and vulnerable workers, and improving life for people with mental illness.
Many CPA Australia members are concerned by proposals to change the franking credits system.
When Dr Jonathan King discovered people outside Australia's major cities could not access mental health care he decided he had to do something about it, and Lysn was born.
Thousands of Australians are already taking money from their retirement nest eggs to pay for treatments such as IVF or weight loss surgery. The government is also reviewing early release of superannuation to compensate victims of crime. However, accessing super early reduces the pot of money available in retirement.
It would be a boring world if we're all the same. We're not, and neurodivergent people can bring unique talents to the workforce.
As work becomes commoditised there are ways to add value, lift yourself above the competition and earn the respect of clients. Begin by challenging your clients and demanding answers. Here's how.
Waisale Iowane, CFO of Free Bird Institute, deftly negotiates two very different cultures. While the business is based in Fiji, its parent is in Japan, where the notion of "Fiji time" carries no truck.
Opportunities abound for savvy exporters targeting an Indian economy that continues to grow at speed. However, success takes patience and planning.
The automobile industry is facing unprecedented disruption and, according to Britta Seeger, member of the Daimler AG board of management responsible for Mercedes-Benz Cars marketing and sales, it has to address the changing needs of consumers.
Tony Gill, professor of political science at the University of Washington, believes in tipping, and he has a favourite story about it.