May 2021

Read the May 2021 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

Paul Cooper FCPA, chair of the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC). Photo: Luke Marsden.

Is Australia's manufacturing sector in decline?


The discovery of double Irish Dutch “sandwich” structures used by some multinationals to circumvent tax laws brought the discussion into the public consciousness.

Do big businesses pay their fair share of tax?


The reforms give those who engage with their super the tools to do so. For those who don’t, the performance benchmarks will kick in and force funds to operate better.

Calls for change to Your Future, Your Super legislation


We need to become more efficient with how we deal with email, so we can get our heads out of our inbox and focus on what’s important.

How to declutter your work day


Prior to the pandemic, there was already a growing movement against globalisation and its long supply chains.

Resilience key to supply chain success


The current negative population trend is set to continue in 2021-2022, with the number of Australians expected to leave the country likely to increase.

Why declining migration stalls economic recovery


Dessy Prihatiningtyas FCPA, finance director at PT Indonesia Kendaraan Terminal.

How Dessy Prihatiningtyas FCPA leads with compassion


Accounting standards are the essential technical tools, yet, how easy are they to interpret, and should standard-setters be working towards making them simpler?

How to make accounting standards easier to interpret


Despite their inexperience, fresh graduates might come in with some new tools and technologies and educate the team on how to use that piece of software to help drive future productivity gains.

How to run a successful internship program


Paul Viney FCPA, CFO Elphinstine Group. Photo: Alex Beem.

Why Paul Viney FCPA takes a holistic business view


Many companies are moving away from performance review dependency to an informal check-in culture, which boosts performance by more than 60 per cent.

Checking in: The power of constructive feedback


In 2020, non-profit GISR Foundation named Raveena Mital CPA Style Icon of the Year at its International Inspirational Women Awards.

Raveena Mital CPA likes to prove people wrong


More than a feeling, gut instinct – otherwise known as intuition – refers to the idea that people can make successful decisions without systematic thought.

Should you trust your gut instincts?


Video meeting software has matured and become much more reliable, in part due to the rollout of high-speed internet connections for business and residential users.

How to choose video conferencing software


The Fothergill family on board their yacht, Torea VI.

Truly remote: How Kris Fothergill FCPA works from his family boat


Decades of research have consistently shown that brainstorming groups think of far fewer ideas than the same number of people who work alone and later pool their ideas.

Is there a better way to brainstorm?


Without trust, it is impossible to build the influence, make the difference or achieve the success you aspire to.

Top tips from experts on building trust at work


LG’s Rollable smartphone extends to become a tablet.

Gadgets galore: The latest tech devices


Excel solutions for different versions explained


Ronald Yam FCPA.

Ronald Yam FCPA is energised by giving back