The persistent threat of climate change makes it a difficult issue to comprehend. Here’s how accountants can be proactive and help to alleviate their own ‘eco-anxiety’.
Security concerns have hampered the widespread adoption of electronic signatures, but attitudes are evolving in the wake of the remote working revolution.
Learning to recognise early signs of trouble, and partnering with an insolvency expert, can help public practitioners save their clients from going under.
Digital reporting has been successfully adopted overseas, but Australian corporates are yet to be convinced.
The pandemic has created a whole new set of challenges for accountants – from untangling complex stimulus schemes and adapting to new technology, to leading staff and clients through uncharted waters, and safeguarding their own and their clients’ businesses. This is how two CPAs have risen to the challenges of 2020.
Much of the world has experienced some sort of shutdown this year, with governments implementing financial support strategies to keep their economies from slipping into a recession amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The trend towards digital transformation is accelerating, increasing the importance of FinTech adoption.
The pandemic has changed how we work – and where we work from. How much will it change demand for key accounting skills? Three experts weigh in.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies need to think about much more than their bottom line.
As we tighten our collective belt in the wake of the pandemic, subscription services are escaping the dreaded ‘unsubscribe’.
PwC estimates that Australian workers are underpaid by A$1.35 billion in entitlements each year, and that 13 per cent of the workforce is affected by the underpayments annually.
Data visualisation tools are cheaper, smarter and more accessible than ever before. Here’s how you can use them to communicate financial insights.
Jarrad Young CPA is proof that when accountants put their mind to it, they can accomplish anything – including 1000 push-ups in under an hour.
The 21st century shapes as a significant period where we’ll be dealing with a myriad of global risks. None deserve our long-term attention quite like climate change, it was argued in a recent CPA Australia webinar.
Gene Wilder and Ben Affleck played Hollywood accountants 50 years apart. These roles have provided office small talk, perspective and plenty to keep in mind.
The estimated forward-looking judgements required by IFRS 9's expected credit loss model may present significant challenges as economies navigate uncharted waters.
Supply chain finance offers short-term benefits to small businesses, but experts, who are calling for reform, say the potential risks far outweigh them.
Now more than ever, professional accountants in public practice are well positioned to leverage their relationships with funding bodies to help deliver the best outcomes for clients.
CPA Australia, in co-operation with the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, has published Impacts of COVID-19 on Annual Report Disclosures: A Guide for Directors, Preparers and Auditors.
Casual employment is under fire after a recent Australian court decision recognised the rights of people who enjoyed “regular and systematic” work. But do the drastic changes disincentivise employment for small businesses?