There are more women in leadership roles than 10 years ago, but Ruth Medd FCPA and Claire Braund say greater gender diversity will improve an organisation's IQ.
Serial entrepreneur Phil Richards FCPA, author of The Entrepreneurial Accountant, straddles two worlds. Part qualified accountant, part tech pioneer, he outlines his formula for success in both areas.
Is blockchain truly impenetrable for hackers? These experts have their doubts.
For Ayesha Khanna, artificial intelligence must be an aide to humanity, not a destroyer of it. Ahead of her appearance at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA), Khanna speaks to CPA Australia about AI, accounting and putting humans first.
Pokemon Company International was initially awarded a pittance over an alleged copyright infringement by Australian manufacturer Redbubble, but the gaming giant is gearing up for another round.
Helen Coonan has scored plenty of firsts in her career. Now, as first chair of the new Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), she has a vision for how the financial services sector should deal with dissatisfied consumers.
Bernie Madoff was a respected figure on Wall Street until his Ponzi scheme collapsed in 2008, causing investor losses of an eye-watering US $17.3 billion. Few know Madoff better than Diana B. Henriques, who wrote a book titled The Wizard of Lies about arguably the world's most notorious fraudster. INTHEBLACK catches up with her ahead of her WCOA appearance.
As workers over the age of 50 are being professionally put out to pasture, employers and the government must act to dispel the hurtful stereotypes and age discrimination that are keeping the "grey army" out of work.
Shutting down keyboard warriors can be a battle but with social media defamation on the rise, potential financial penalties may become a major deterrent to saying the wrong thing.
Good cash flow is the lifeblood of a business. However, large enterprises and even government departments can be guilty of missing payment deadlines. What’s the most effective way to get debtors to pay up?