July 2019

Read the July 2019 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

Penny Burtt, CEO of Asialink. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Asialink CEO Penny Burtt is driven by some unfinished business


For NFP entities with June year-ends, the new requirements and temporary exemption for peppercorn leases will first apply for the year to 30 June 2020.

Peppercorn leases: the lowdown on AASB 16 and AASB 1058


Carbon Group founders Jamie Davison CPA and Nathan Hood CPA.

Carbon Group: good chemistry, unique elements combine for impressive growth


With a large number of accounting firms already contending with increased registration, compliance and operational costs, the prospect of even further increases in running expenses could force some practices out of the market or into mergers.

The rising cost of running an accounting practice


The compensation scheme, intended to assist consumers who suffer loss from financial services entities, is yet to be established – is it a good idea?

Does the finance industry need a compensation scheme of last resort?


Michael Tenace FCPA, City of Melbourne CFO, is passionate about building and leading high-performance teams. Photo: Damien Pleming.

As CFO of the City of Melbourne, Michael Tenace FCPA is in charge of the purse strings


Australia’s employers appear unfazed by slower national economic activity, adding 51,000 extra workers in the first two months of 2019.

As economies slow, where to for wage growth?


Deploying AI technology in a workplace must be done sensitively for it to be recognised as a positive, and not a threat.

Machine learning has arrived, and the NHMRC is employing it in the workplace


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


"We think of skills as past tense," says Sean Leong CPA, the CFO of WYWM. "It is behaviours that we focus on."

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