September 2020

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Jason Shum CPA is the founder of EasyTrack.ai, an automation platform that acts as a virtual COO for professional services firms.

Jason Shum CPA: Playing it safe increases your chance of failure


At the end of June, payments totalling A$18.1 billion had been made, with 1.63 million applications having been paid since inception.

Early super access: The consequences of not seeking advice


While the foundational thinking for IFRS 9 is sound in principle, what is unclear is if it is fit for purpose amid a health emergency that has triggered unquantifiable hits to future corporate earnings.

Will IFRS 9 pass the pandemic test?


Simple rituals, such as each team member stating what they are working on that day, will help keep everyone up to date, and have the added benefit of driving group accountability.

Top tips from experts on managing a virtual team


Some businesses will never come back, simply because they didn’t have the financial resources to survive whatever shutdown was imposed on them.

The incomplete economy: The missing 10 per cent


While Generation Z are just starting their economic lives, their plans for the year and their dreams for the future have been brought to a screeching halt.

Youth unemployment: Gen Z rise to the challenge


A recent inquiry by the office of the ASBFEO found SCF products were being “weaponised” by larger companies to pressure their suppliers into signing agreements in return for being paid on time.

Supply chain finance reform on the agenda


In fact, even before COVID-19, employers were increasingly adopting technologies to monitor employees’ activities.

Employee-monitoring technology: Productivity vs privacy


InterGuard gives employees a productivity score based on what they are doing on their computer.

The role of health in predicting future economic movement


Jamie Scoringe CPA, CFO at MNG.

Jamie Scoringe CPA: Why technical and soft skills matter


Read the September 2020 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.