There is no place for the faint-hearted in the next 12 months, as company leaders and finance teams brace for challenges on many fronts.
Regulators continue to debate the tax treatment of digital currencies, while governments wrestle with how the public sector should report and be audited.
Should service providers give faithful customers the best deal every time, or is it up to customers to shop around when contracts come up for renewal?
Still feeling guilty about not meeting the unrealistic targets you set for yourself in 2019? Is it worth setting more achievable goals this year?
With 20 years of experience in business tech and a long academic career, New Zealand-based Jannat Maqbool CPA has had to learn how to balance her time.
It's concealed, insidious, has the power to destroy lives and is always intentional. How do accountants recognise financial abuse, and when they do, what can be done?
Technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotic process automation promise to catapult the accounting profession into a new realm that will be both challenging and exciting.
Rising costs, an ageing population, younger people dropping private health cover and a high level of government control have posed challenges for Australia's healthcare system.
Adam Black FCPA, CFO of Australian National University, believes treating people well goes a long way towards ensuring strong financial customer service outcomes follow.
Joining a board of directors may feel like a natural career progression; however, positions are in high demand, and it is not just a straightforward matter of applying. Here's how to go about it.
The Gild Group specialises in a number of sectors, including the creative, sporting and hospitality industries, and founder Paul Luczak CPA says clients value having an accountant who really understands their business.
Measuring economic policies by their effect on total wellbeing might make people's lives better - but a great many politicians will need convincing.
Michelle Sin Siew Huey CPA and Melissa Sin Tze Yi CPA work for roller shutter company SKB Shutters Corporation in Malaysia. They say working together has brought them closer as sisters.
The pace and pressure of work have turned us all into multitaskers. However, studies suggest this is an inefficient way of working. So how can we create a culture of deep focus?
Lease incentives take many forms, and that's causing some confusion for practitioners applying the new accounting standard on leasing.
The role Swastika Devi CPA holds with ANZ Pacific encompasses 11 countries, but she still finds time to give back to the accounting profession and her children's school.
Micro-credentials - chunks of certified learning offered in short courses - are a way for workers to update skills without enrolling in a postgraduate degree.
No leader is perfect, and being able to consider your own shortcomings will help you perform better in managing your team.
What does this year hold for the tech sector?
Sparkline charts are a data visualisation aid that work well on a dashboard.