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Residential real estate holds significant value for Australians. Financially, it is the country’s largest asset class, with a valuation of over $7 trillion. Emotionally, it defines the Great Australian Dream.
They innovate, they use digital marketing and they’re always looking for new opportunities. Learn from these successful small business owners in the Asia-Pacific region.
Blockchain is tipped as a technology game-changer, set to transform accounting, audit and banking. But how does it work?
Foreign jurisdictions are reaping rewards from making financial reporting data free. In Australia, everyone pays but at the end of the day, no one gains.
With a wealth of sensitive client information, accounting practitioners are prime targets for cybercriminals such as hackers and scammers intent on stealing data.
Jeff Bezos has a plan much bolder than bringing Amazon to Australia in 2018. It’s to live long enough to see people in space and know that he played a part in putting them there.
For decades, accountants have typically charged clients by the hour. Is the billable hour an effective measure of performance and does it represent value for accounting clients?
In January 2017, Bega Cheese surprised the market when it announced a A$460 million deal to buy back Vegemite from US food giant Mondelez. This is the happy story of Vegemite's return home.
Flexibility and constant updating lie at the heart of Excel’s success, says Neale Blackwood CPA, who in October 2017 marked 15 years of writing Excel Yourself columns for INTHEBLACK.
Treat your brain as an ideas muscle. Exercise it regularly, and the next idea you generate could be the one that changes your life.
The Finkel Review into energy security has pointed to solutions, but the most urgent question is will Australia have enough power to see it through the coming long, hot summer?
Computers and smartphones have revolutionised the way we work, but our health is suffering in insidious new ways. The tip from ergonomics experts is: don’t just sit there, do something.
Should young Australians put money into superannuation or do they risk investing in a scheme that might not be around by the time they retire?
We’re still in the computerised Third Industrial Revolution, but that high-tech sound you can hear is the Fourth Industrial Revolution coming to change the way everyone does business. Ready for Industry 4.0?
A growing number of repetitive tasks are being delegated to robots, leaving accountants more time to look for value-added opportunities.
A lack of sound advice and a minefield of regulatory issues are adding to the stress of moving older Australians into aged care.
Want to feel more energy throughout your work day? Here are seven strategies to get you started on your own personal energy project.
Being asked to surrender your plane seat is the last thing you want to hear. In Australia you won’t hear "bumped" much anymore. Elsewhere, the compensation helps.
It can be an honour to be asked by a client to take on the role of executor but before accepting, accountants should consider the significant challenges it poses.