February 2021

Read the February 2021 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

Finding solutions to the challenges to the education sector is front of mind for Professor Raymond Gordon CPA, a Hanoi-based academic and vice chancellor and president of British University Vietnam. Photo: Timothy Gerald Barker.

How COVID-19 is reshaping higher education


The initiative for mandating climate-related financial disclosures is consistent with consensus views from alliances such as the 72-member Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System (NGFS).

Climate risk reporting on the agenda


With COVID-19 decimating jobs, Dan Nahum thinks Australia has a huge opportunity to reboot its manufacturing sector through the harnessing of renewables, especially wind and solar.

Green manufacturing to boost Australia's economy


We have enjoyed an enviable period of economic growth and low unemployment over the past three decades, but within a few short months in 2020, that period of prosperity has become a thing of the past.

How to get the unemployed back to work


The vaccine market makes up a small percentage of the trillion-dollar worldwide pharmaceutical industry.

Immunity challenge: The economics of vaccines


Non-compliance, financial abuse of the elderly, a lack of education and training, financial viability for the sector and funding issues are all on the table as the Royal Commission continues hearings in preparation for the release of the final report in February 2021.

Calls for financial reform in aged care sector


Elizabeth Stratford FCPA, CFO, Department of Justice.

Perfect match: Aligning your career with your values


As a result of population ageing, increasing competition for talent and erosion of superannuation by events such as the global financial crisis (GFC) and COVID-19, there are now five generations together in the workplace.

The secret to a successful multigenerational workforce


An Airtasker survey has shown that, while 29 per cent of remote workers struggled to maintain a proper work–life balance, only 23 per cent of office employees felt the same.

Does flexibility offer a better work-life balance?


Sainyog Prajapati CPA (left) and Andrew Seinor FCPA.

My Client and Me: Building a strong partnership