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.
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.
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.
With algorithms now used to scan job applications, how do job seekers ensure their application convinces the algorithm? Hint: it's in the CV keywords.
Accounting firms are vulnerable to whaling scams, where cybercriminals impersonate a senior executive.
Is it inevitable that women will end up with less superannuation in retirement? Women’s superannuation issues are certainly unique. Here’s why.
Something phishy about an email your business received? That's only the beginning. Here's why adopting the right strategies to prevent cybercrime is crucial for your accounting firm.
Higher US interest rates are signalling an end to the loose monetary policy of the past 10 years, but will other nations follow by lifting their rates?
When the business environment is shifting constantly, how do business owners and their accountants apply structure to forward planning so they can adequately plan, budget and forecast?
Experts says cutting audits of self-managed super funds (SMSFs) to once every three years instead of annually is unlikely to cut either costs or red tape and could have serious consequences for the SMSF audit sector.
Investing in technology need not be time-consuming or expensive for small business owners.
A strong background in business strategy has given Andrew Townend CPA the skills to drive big change at PepsiCo’s snack food and beverages business.
Rachael Cox CPA strives to excel as CFO at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, where she balances the requirements of preserving a heritage building with providing vibrant experiences for visitors.
Over the past 10 years, investment returns from the major asset classes have been more modest than in previous decades, but one remains the better bet than others.
From 1 July this year, accountants in Australia will need to wear an official financial adviser’s hat to provide advice to clients about self-managed super funds. There are three licensing options to choose from; which is the best for your practice?
This year will see an increased emphasis on a number of workplace factors that will make it easier for employees to balance office life with personal life.
Australia’s healthcare sector is hungry for finance staff, but what skills are employers looking for?
Australia has a tax treaty with the UK, but there are still some tricky areas for ex-pat workers there.
Singapore is a popular destination for Australians wanting to work overseas, but here’s the lowdown on the tax implications.