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With the borders closed, a quantum shift has taken place, and the labour shortage may lead to higher wages, as well as further improvements in working conditions.

Pay well or lose staff: the accountant’s role in the state of play in wage growth


From adviser to storyteller: the evolution of finance teams


Open banking puts customers in control of their data


As with any good content, your podcast should offer your listeners something unique to help it stand out in a crowded market.

Podcasting tips: How to get your podcast heard above the noise


Many people don’t get their life insurance right, which can be costly in a variety of ways.

Are you making these 6 mistakes with your life insurance?


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ACT’s 'business-lite' budget ignores potential for economic winter


Disruption to workplace norms has forced us to reimagine how we connect with people and exposed the fault lines in digital communication.

How to harness the power of connectional intelligence


Len Jui FCPA, deputy chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB). Photo: Stefen Chow.

How Len Jui FCPA is shaping the future of audit


Inadequate systems and controls can expose entities to data manipulation, misappropriation of funds or assets, which in turn may lead to fines, litigation and reputational damage.

How auditors can assess cyber security risks


With a stockpile of cash raised from investors, the sole objective of the venture capitalists behind each SPAC is to seek out a privately held company that can be acquired and then taken public.

Why the ASX is watching SPACs closely


The C-suite roles of the future will be those that cut across traditional silos and enable the company to look beyond the current strategic environment to envision a dynamic picture of what a less obvious future might hold.

Do we need more C-suite roles?


Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic many public practitioners have witnessed a significant rise in both their small and medium-sized enterprise clients and their own employees struggling with their mental health.

Mental health first aid training essential for accountants


Andrew Raworth CPA, consulting manager hospital and healthcare at information technology and services company Rohling International. Photo: Luke Marsden.

Andrew Raworth CPA on transformation in aged care


Taking advantage of record low interest rates, companies around the world have been going to banks to borrow additional capital.

How will debt affect our economic future?


Conversations about the ageing workforce have tended to overlook how ageing is experienced differently across genders, but that labour market dynamics will force a change.

Why it's time to talk about menopause at work


Melanie Gettins ASA was drawn to the problem-solving elements of accounting, and liked that it offered transferable skills and core principles that would give her a solid foundation in whatever direction she took her career. Photo: Aroha Metcalf.

How Melanie Gettins ASA thrives under pressure


The dark web is the online equivalent of the black market.

Dark web boom: How to safeguard your corporate data


The pandemic is going to be with us for another couple of years, so we need to have a different strategy for managing COVID-19, in part because of the  economic and humanitarian costs.

How to prevent a K-shaped economic recovery


With more people working remotely, or at least coming into the office less often, fragmentation is a risk as opportunities for face-to-face team building lessen.

How to master office politics in the new normal


Mohamed  Almulla CPA.

Mo Almulla CPA: Why an accounting degree opens up opportunities