Ajith Abeynaike CPA, CFO of Hallmark Cards, believes the extended remit of his role is important in delivering critical initiatives and helping to future-proof the organisation.
South-East Asia saw a variety of strategies address the slumping economies of the COVID-19 era. What can we learn from their billion-dollar plans?
Karen Cheng CPA, finance director of Starbucks in Singapore, is passionate about using her finance skills to deliver change, particularly on sustainability outcomes expected by the brand's customers.
The Australian Taxation Office is continuing its crackdown on the black economy, with increasing help from the public.
Insolvencies are rising in some sectors and accountants need to warn clients of the dangers of trading while insolvent – and of the resources available to help when a company is in financial trouble.
Can humans and robots work together to improve the finance function? Rather than cause mass redundancies, robotic process automation (RPA) is set to drive efficiencies and enable humans to engage in more value-adding work.
Franchising is big business in Australia, contributing about 9 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), equivalent to about A$170 billion. It is a sector, however, in which the rewards and the power can be unbalanced and contentiously distributed.
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Effective whistleblowing policies require much more than good intentions.
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