Accounting

Recent controversy over pursuit of whistleblowers in the public sector, has put the spotlight back on public sector reform.

Australia has new whistleblowing laws. Now for the governance.


Much of the current concern for independent auditing has been driven by events in the UK after a series of business failures.

Seeing audit quality in Australia in a new light


3 ways to reduce the risk of payroll fraud


The spotlight on underpayment has prompted many organisations to perform audits, which often reveal payroll errors that can add up to a significant underpayment bill across a large workforce.

7 mistakes that lead to staff underpayments


Professor Prabhu Sivabalan believes it might be time to rethink the budgeting process.

New thinking for budgeting forecasts


Under the new laws, a tax whistleblower has many contact points within and external to an organisation to make disclosures.

What the new tax whistleblower laws mean for disclosure


Accountants who can embrace new technology, artificial intelligence and blockchain will be well ahead of the game. Illustration: Michael Killalea.

Accounting's brave new blockchain frontier


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How accountants can implement a data analytics program


Shelley Banton realised that to take advantage of the kind of technology now streaming into the marketplace, she had to have a bigger firm behind her. Image: Anthony Geernaert.

Harnessing technology for better outcomes for auditor and client


Should you outsource payroll?


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