Experts warn that the additional relief provided to directors grappling with unprecedented business conditions could have unintended consequences.
Creating trust among stakeholders, both internally and externally, remains a key challenge for companies around the world.
IFRS 16 is finally in its implementation phase. Are you ready for the wholesale implications of the new reporting requirements?
The Australian government today unveiled its Economic and Fiscal Outlook, setting out how COVID-19 has impacted the Australian economy and the nation’s finances. In short, it paints a sobering picture of the state of the Australian and global economies.
COVID-19 economic stimulus measures provided many businesses with much-needed support. However, accountants may come across clients who have rearranged their affairs in concerning ways to get access to these measures. Here are options for CPAs who encounter these situations and the protections afforded by the tax whistleblower laws introduced last year.
From a client’s perspective, CPAs are the antidote to complex – and occasionally overwhelming – financial stress. This year, with the coronavirus pandemic and growing global uncertainty, the job is more difficult than ever. When it comes to severe stress, who helps the accountants?
CPA Australia’s External Reporting Centre of Excellence members reflect on the impact of COVID-19 on the way audits are being conducted.
As companies strive to address staff underpayment, the return to the humble timesheet could be an easy solution. But are the employees of the digital age happy to clock on again?
What do you get when you combine a problematic first-time lease implementation with a once-in-a-generation global pandemic? Quite the head-scratcher when it comes to IFRS 16 leases. Read our expert analysis.
How business leaders communicate during times of crisis can create clarity, build resilience, and catalyse positive change on the way to recovery. INTHEBLACK taps into lessons learned from CPA Australia’s External Reporting Centre of Excellence on how to navigate the next stage.