June 2018

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It’s the way workplace mistakes are handled that can be the difference between future career success and oblivion.

工作失误,我们该如何完美应对?


One of Satya Nadella’s first acts after becoming CEO of Microsoft was to ask the company’s top executives to read Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication, a treatise on empathic collaboration.

Transforming culture at Microsoft: Satya Nadella sets a new tone


The ACNC had a broad mandate that includes supporting and sustaining the sector, and cutting significant regulatory burden faced by providers.

Raising ideas for charity regulation


Home Care Heroes co-founders, Jenna Leo (centre, kneeling) and Mathieu Bertrand (top left).

Home Care Heroes tackle loneliness


What happens to our digital accounts after we die? That's where the digital will comes in.

Why you should have a digital will


Due to its inherently illegal nature, fraud is almost always hidden or disguised, making it very difficult to detect.

Should auditors be held liable if they miss fraud?


This year the ATO has already contacted one million taxpayers to address non-compliance surrounding work-related expenses.

Tax office cracks down on work-related expense claims


By putting the customer first, start-ups are able to build a product that aligns with their needs, and thus achieve greater take-up. Illustrations: Eirian Chapman.

Smartphones: the bank in your pocket


Monika Tu has spent the last three decades in Australia. "I am Chinese-Australian, but I am Australian," she says. Photographer: Jarrod Barnes.

Black Diamondz founder Monika Tu makes every second count


Australian's have a big appetite for debt - and financial institutions have been happy to indulge us.

Australia's big appetite for consumer debt


Everyone should be asking what the worst-case scenario would be and as a business, how to respond to it.

Top 10 global business interruption risks


Customers need for faster delivery of purchased items is matched with the need for more visibility and control.

Conquering the last mile on e-commerce delivery


Retirement used to mean settling down, but for some it now means jetting off. Illustration: Ellen Porteus

The pros and cons of retiring abroad


China has dramatically reduced its recycled materials intake, causing Australian authorities to scramble for a solution.

China's waste ban is a mess for Australia


It’s the way workplace mistakes are handled that can be the difference between future career success and oblivion.

How to handle mistakes at work


For business class travellers in particular, the standard of meals can be akin to dining in a world-class restaurant.

Airline food really is getting better


Cybereason is a leading cybersecurity software provider.

87 million reasons to protect your data


How to create a variance chart in Excel


Kylie Thompson FCPA loves what she does and so do her musician clients.

Digital disruption in music and the arts: how this accountant helps clients


Raj sparring before his fight.

Boxing CPA fights to keep children's autism centre funded