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?
The coronavirus pandemic has increased the complexity of workplace laws. It gets more confusing if your business is based in multiple states.
“We need to think about how the economy is currently adapting and how it will adapt both to the trend change in climate and the transition required to contain climate change. Both the physical impact of climate change and the transition are likely to have first-order economic effects.” – Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor Reserve Bank of Australia, March 2019
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.