There are more women in leadership roles than 10 years ago, but Ruth Medd FCPA and Claire Braund say greater gender diversity will improve an organisation's IQ.
Hailed as the rising star of South-East Asia's economies, Vietnam has undergone considerable business and cultural transformation, courtesy of the Doi Moi economic renewal policy. The question now is where the country goes from here.
An overhaul of Australia’s foreign bribery and anti-corruption laws is underway. CPA Australia provides an overview of what it means for accounting.
Rethinking dental health led dentist Dr Angie Lang to create a soft drink designed to protect and promote the wellbeing of our teeth. Oral hygiene drink Swirlit is the result.
Detailed disclosure may be of benefit to some, but getting all consumers to read complicated financial documents, like insurance policies, and take note is another matter entirely.
Yvonne Chan FCPA, CFO of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, is not afraid to say no to fund requests, or put her hand up for help from others.
Annual leave is one of the perks of a full-time job, but is four weeks enough? Companies such as Netflix, Virgin and Inventium don't seem to think so. Should you lift the cap and offer unlimited leave? Three experts debate.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is being adopted so fast that its technical capabilities have outpaced construction of an ethical governance framework. That's changing as the implications of the AI revolution become clear.
David Mazzone FCPA is pioneering the use of AI (artificial intelligence) to ease some of the pain of separation and divorce. AI takes information entered by users and compares it against family law cases to provide a starting point for dispute resolution.
As traditional lenders ration their credit, fintech offerings become increasingly attractive. What advice should an accountant provide to businesses borrowing outside the big banks?
Hong Kong was slow off the fintech starting block, but with government support has made up for lost time. The smart money is on the Greater Bay Area (GBA) initiative, which stands to escalate recent fintech developments.
Former regulator Dan Davies argues we should stop seeing fraud - like that of Bernie Madoff - as a sign of decay and accept that it will happen in a healthy, trust-based commercial society.
Sleep and work can make uneasy bedfellows. Leaders are being called to account for the sleep cultures they create and their own sleep deficits. There are steps that can be taken, however, to encourage more positive sleep behaviour.
Administrative to-do lists can spiral out of control when your business is in growth mode, but by partnering with Officeworks, you can take a step back and focus on the bigger picture.
Martin Bowles FCPA has worked in the public and private sectors and credits a flair for building teams for enriching his career. This is his career path story.
Shifting into a practice growth mindset is a long-term investment in your career. Here are some simple ways to change the way you think.
Why would you work for a not-for-profit or charity? How does it compare with for-profit organisations? Three CPA Australia members share their insights.
As customer transactions become an increasingly faceless experience, the rare occasions that you directly interact are at a premium. Here are six mindsets for customer service in the retail sector.
A picture is worth a thousand words - and a thousand numbers. The latest BI (business intelligence) apps can help you quickly achieve valuable insights, whether you're using Power BI, Zoho Analytics or something else. Here's how.
Is it possible to convert an existing budget into a forecast in Excel? Yes, and this tutorial will show you how.
When Frank Barta FCPA and his wife Rosey called into an orphanage during a visit to India, he had no idea it would change his life. This is their story.