June 2020

Read the June 2020 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

Elizabeth Broderick has attracted an army of supporters across the globe and has a knack for getting people onside, even if they don’t always agree with her position. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

Why Elizabeth Broderick wants men to step up alongside women


How can auditors maintain audit quality, continue  to comply with auditing standards and satisfy the regulators amid COVID-19 constraints?

Australia test case for remote audits using technology


In an era where consumers are much less reliant on cash, central bank digital currencies could quickly fill the void.

Central banks firm up plans for digital currencies


Even in “normal” times, there is an element of art in economic forecasting.

Can we predict our economic future?


Karen Cheng CPA, finance director of Starbucks in Singapore. Photo: Rebecca Toh.

Karen Cheng CPA delivers real change at Starbucks Singapore


Uncertainty about the outbreak’s trajectory remains the biggest obstacle for experts trying to forecast what the future might hold.

6 tips to navigate uncertainty for brave finance professionals


Despite several funding options, funding difficulties remain a major challenge for Australian fintech start-ups, especially when it comes to seed and early stage funding.

How Australia can improve its global fintech position


As people turned to digital payment to fight the spread of COVID-19, the march toward cashless societies suddenly picked up pace.

Cashless payments spike in fight against COVID-19


Life has not been easy for those on the land over the past several years, but their jobs remain vital to the nation.

Tough for farmers despite food supply abundance in Australia


Lisy Kane, co-founder of Girl Geek Academy, Melbourne, presenting at the academy’s flagship #SheHacks program, an all-female hackathon event in February 2020.

Hackathon: create fresh ideas to solve business challenges


With a once-in-a-century pandemic sweeping the world, Australians were understandably given very little time to adapt to the new way of working.

Safe from harm: online security when working remotely


Winson Woo FPCA.

How Winson Woo FCPA protects clients from cyberattacks


Gratitude has several documented benefits, including helping people deal with adversity and build stronger relationships.

How gratitude can help you through tough times


VariDesk Pro Plus 30.

8 essential tech tools for your home office


New functions: dynamic arrays in Excel


Left: David Adams CPA and a group “saying no to drugs” at the Balarenik soft drug rehabilitation centre in Bogor, Indonesia. Below: Adams monitoring the progress of the building of the Balarenik rehabilitation centre.

David Adams CPA gives back to Priscilla Hall Memorial Foundation


How finance professionals can use data to plan for the future


In addition to financial support from government, some businesses may need support from their finance providers as well.

Going concern: Business as unusual


Ngoài các hỗ trợ tài chính từ chính phủ, một số doanh nghiệp cũng có thể cần hỗ trợ từ các nhà cung cấp tài chính của họ.

Hoạt động liên tục: Hoạt động kinh doanh trong giai đoạn bất thường


Invented by DuPont scientists during the Great Depression of the 1930s, neoprene became a significant moneymaker and continued to make a lot of money for decades after.

Rising from the ashes: Turning crisis into opportunity


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