Lachlan Colquhoun

Lachlan Colquhoun

Lachlan Colquhoun has worked for some of the world's best known mastheads in a four decade career as a journalist. Beginning as a cadet on the Adelaide Advertiser, he has written for the Financial Times, the South China Morning Post, the London Evening Standard and the Scotsman (and many others) in addition to several years in radio at ABC Radio National and Triple J. He is obsessed by medieval and 20th century history, playing the bass guitar and riding classic motorcycles.

While insolvency might be the ultimate solution for a failing company, expert advice can help a business recover from insolvency, keep trading and save jobs.

The dangers of trading while insolvent


RPA will minimise the drudgery of many manual tasks that are done today and improve the quality of work, while also finding efficiencies and value for the business.

What RPA really means for management accounting


At 9 per cent of GDP, franchising as a business model is perhaps too big to fail, but it stands on the cusp of significant reform.

Will a stronger franchising code of conduct clean up the sector?


Liam Bastick sees people wasting their lives manipulating data. If you go on a three-day course, at the end of two months you will have made up that time, and you will never look back.

Saving time with Excel Power Query


Recent controversy over pursuit of whistleblowers in the public sector, has put the spotlight back on public sector reform.

Australia has new whistleblowing laws. Now for the governance.


How to forecast in Excel with the push of a button


Accounting for the robots


Carbon Group founders Jamie Davison CPA and Nathan Hood CPA.

Carbon Group: good chemistry, unique elements combine for impressive growth


The election result has also given a strong indication that people want more positive action on climate change. AAP Image.

Federal election result positive for financial certainty


Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten waits to deliver the 2019-20 Federal Budget Reply speech. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)

Budget 2019: Labor spends big in voter pitch