Editors' picks

Because of the way the new standards are written, being a good accountant requires enhanced skills, such as a better understanding of risk management.

IFRS: new challenges, new opportunities for accountants


A resignation can be highly stressful. It can throw the business off kilter, disrupt plans, and there may be pressing organisational aspects.

The art of the employee farewell


Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan has set out how he hopes the plan will play out over his remaining years in the job. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

ATO's Chris Jordan: The man with a tax plan


The new Banking Code of Practice outlines enforceable standards that customers can expect from Australian banks.

Banking Code of Practice tightens rules on bank of mum and dad


According to figures provided by the AAT, last year about 30 per cent of people who took a tax dispute to the Tribunal were represented by their accountant/tax agent.

AAT a potential minefield for tax disputes


95 per cent of employees dislike performance reviews and a near equal proportion think they give an inaccurate picture.

5 steps to a better performance review


It's sponsorship, not mentorship, that can have the most significant impact on your career.

How to find a career sponsor


Michael Kennedy FCPA and Justin Enright FCPA. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

How to get the most out of the mentee-mentor relationship


Societal attitudes towards older workers are becoming more positive, and that’s something older workers can use to give them ammunition and confidence.

Don't mention the R word! Strategies for older workers' third acts.


Gen X in business - known for their ability to problem solve, innovate and inspire the generations that follow them.

Generation X steps up to the C-Suite


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