Dr Gary Johns has faced his fair share of critics over the years, but Australia's charities commissioner and former Labor MP is more focused on making the sector transparent than engaging in political bunfights.
Ethics and public interest have long been the basis of an accountant's work, and ongoing regulation changes globally call for increased accountability, transparency and independence.
A perfect storm has the potential to cause Australia to lose thousands of financial advisers, putting the availability and affordability of financial advice at risk just as consumer needs are increasing.
With Potboy Groceries, grocery shopping is no longer a tedious chore.
The Victorian Government in Australia recently passed an act to make long service leave benefits portable for people in contract cleaning, security and community service. We ask three experts: should the entitlement be portable?
Australia's special treatment of sophisticated investors can create traps for both investors and their accountants.
Almost a decade after the earthquake that shook Christchurch to its core, the new city is taking shape. Preparing for a disaster of this magnitude presents a challenge for any business, but accountants have a vital role to play.
Accountants play a key role in assessing and disclosing climate risks as part of corporate sustainability reporting, and are becoming important players in the business response to climate change.
How can you increase participation in a game of chance like Powerball? There are myriad statistics, probabilities and psychological drivers at play.
CFO Fiona Schutt CPA enjoys connecting people and protecting workers through her role at WorkSafe Victoria.
How can accountants remain the first port of call for employers looking to choose a MySuper default fund without crossing the divide into advice land?
AFCA chief David Locke knows data may not solve people's personal financial crises, but it will help explain their causes and how the financial industry might start to wipe its slate clean.
If you told most CEOs that creating a workplace wellness culture – not just a free fitness class – could quadruple return on investment, many corporate environments would undergo immediate and radical change.
When choosing accounting software, the big factors to consider are the suites of applications - apps - on offer and how well each option connects to other systems. Here's a look at the major accounting software players for SMEs.
Artificial intelligence is becoming part of the business mainstream. The transition presents challenges, so how will businesses and managers respond?
Lisa Gemmell CPA enjoys striking a happy medium between an accountant's low-risk appetite and the high-risk appetite of an adventure sports brand.
When we hire for likeability, we are more likely to create homogenous teams at the risk of inhibiting diversity within an organisation.
Your employees may have hidden skills. How do you discover them?
Simpler, more affordable artificial intelligence tools are becoming more prevalent. Here are 5 tools to get you started.
Using Excel's index-match combination is the easiest way to include a flexible range in conditional calculation functions.