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The new whistleblowing legislation provides for practitioners and others to remain anonymous when reporting alleged misconduct.

Protections for whistleblowing set to be strengthened: what this means for accountants


For those willing to put in a bit of effort, property funding is still available.

Property investment advice: 5 tips for investors


Regional businesses that employ 85 per cent or more local workers will receive a payroll tax discount of 1 per cent off the set rate.

Queensland State Budget 2019-2020


EOFY is a good time to check the financial health of your business. Comparing your results with previous annual figures and similar businesses in your industry will help you identify strengths and key areas of weakness or potential threats.

11 EOFY resolutions for your small business


While declining bond yields may encourage talk of recession, conditions need to conspire a lot more aggressively against the Australian economy for that to eventuate.

What the yield curve reveals about the economic outlook


Lighting, heating, and ventilation and cooling (HVAC) systems typically consume the most energy in a small business.

SPONSORED CONTENT: Energy-smart ways to use the EOFY instant asset write-off


PayPal chief executive officer Dan Schulman (left) believes there’s plenty to go around. Like others in the digital payments business, he describes the potential market as not just online commerce, but all commerce.

Game of PayPal: CEO Dan Schulman keeps PayPal relevant by teaming up with its foes


While small business innovation is still strong in Asia, small businesses in Hong Kong are under pressure from global trade tensions and soaring rents.

Global trade tensions hit business confidence: CPA Australia Small Business Survey


A commitment to minimising environmental impact informs every aspect of the Dresden Optics custom eyewear business model.

Custom eyewear startup Dresden Optics sets its sights on sustainable expansion


The business case for a company health plan


Public organisations like ASIC have another even greater incentive to cut the cost of financial information – it often becomes more valuable when it becomes free or very cheap.

Are the days of ASIC search fees numbered?


A wellness program should be a key component of every company’s culture development but making it compulsory would cross the line in terms of responsibility and open a liability can of worms.

Workplace wellness programs - should they be mandatory?


Omnicom Media Group and TBWA\RAAD CFO Ralph Khoury FCPA: "There are no shortcuts."

Meet the CFO of TBWA: Ralph Khoury FCPA


Many companies continue to be challenged by factors such as human error in inputting data, the growing volume of data sources, and the use of outdated computer systems.

Good data, bad decisions: the limits of accounting data


FIRE (financial independence, retire early) is an international movement of people who seek financial control and flexibility by strict budgeting and frugal living.

Inside the FIRE movement: fantasy vs fact in early retirement


By automating the mundane, people can get back to being customer-centric decisionmakers and to innovators. Or so the theory goes.

Is robotic process automation - or RPA - the real deal? That depends.


'After a legal career spanning 43 years, Dr Moses Cheng FCPA is now the chairman of Hong Kong's Insurance Authority. The most challenging situations in his career have revolved around untangling relationship clashes. Photographer: Calvin Sit.

In conversation with Dr Moses Cheng FCPA, head of Hong Kong's Insurance Authority


"Volunteering enables you to get a different point of view from normal travelling and to mix with people you wouldn’t normally meet." Melva Macaulay ASA

AfID: taking accounting skills and putting them to volunteer use


'Harry Hoang CPA and Fuzuki Nishimura CPA of Tailored Accounts. Photographer: Anthony Geernaert.

Meet the CPAs behind Tailored Accounts, an accounting firm that lives and breathes CSR


Various ideas for digital taxes have been floating around the international tax community, using terms such as “virtual PE” and “formulary intangibles”.

Digital tax: what happens when the taxman takes on the cloud?