August 2018

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A willingness to have fun combined with shrewd business acumen has made entrepreneur Allan Zeman FCPA well loved in Hong Kong.

Being Allan Zeman, Hong Kong entrepreneur and 'Mr Lan Kwai Fong'


Estimates indicate that there are up to 45 million victims of modern slavery worldwide.

Modern slavery: what companies can do to wipe it out


Alex Badran (left) and Mario Hasanakos, co-founders of Spriggy, a mobile app and prepaid debit card that teaches children to be smart about money.

The app that teaches kids to be money smart


Optimism bias is the human tendency to believe that things will turn out better than they will.

Is optimism bias ruining your investments?


The Australian superannuation system is designed to be universal.

Is the superannuation guarantee a barrier for women, low-income earners and those with multiple jobs?


India is experiencing an e-commerce boom as start-ups emerge and consumers jump on the digital bandwagon.

India's road to global economic powerhouse is paved with reform and innovation


Peter Skene has changed the way Australian Dairy Farms Group operates. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

In the dairy industry fortune favours the bold, as Peter Skene discovers


Engendering trust among stakeholders – internal and external – is the key challenge for boards around the world. Can IR help?

Rebuilding trust through integrated reporting


It probably comes as no surprise that social media defamation suits are rising exponentially across the world. Illustration: Ellen Porteus.

Social media defamation: how bad 'netiquette' can cost you in court


Ronesh Dayal CPA, CFO Bank South Pacific. Photo: Rocky Roe.

CFO roles change rapidly so learn something new every day