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.
Excel Power Query can save hours of time for people who have to take data from multiple sources and reorder it for reports and analysis.
Effective whistleblowing policies require much more than good intentions.
Excel is not only readily available at low cost on almost every laptop, but it contains much of the computing power needed for sophisticated forecasting, says expert Dr Liam Bastick. Learn how to get the most out of the Excel forecast functions.
An increasing number of repetitive tasks are being delegated to robots. Where does that leave accountants?
Accounting firm Carbon Group, founded by two CPAs, has chalked up some impressive growth in Australia and is looking to expand further.
The outcome of Australia’s federal election may have been a surprise to many, but the Liberal-National Coalition victory will result in fewer surprises in terms of tax and investment.
Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has put healthcare, apprenticeships and tax cuts for lower-paid workers at the centre of his electoral pitch as the Australian Labor Party sought to outbid the federal government’s budget measures in its appeal to voters.