Economics

Sam Nickless, COO of law firm Gilbert + Tobin believes the disruptive forces facing the legal profession have only just begun

Gilbert + Tobin tackle legal profession's digital disruption head on


Welcome to the next revolution. The Fourth Industrial Revolution - or Industry 4.0 - will be marked by dramatic advances in technology that will affect all industries and economies.

Industry 4.0: What's in store in the Fourth Industrial Revolution


Growing consumer consciousness around health and wellbeing signals 'blue skies ahead' for Australia's organic industry.

Growing hunger for organics: Can Australia keep up with demand?


The cost of growing old: the number of Australians in permanent aged care is expected to triple by 2050.

Ridiculously overcomplicated: Aged care in Australia


Will the "gig" economy work with the high-value advisory work that accountants offer?

Accountants and the gig economy


Charity man: Bill Gates recently makes largest donation since 2000 with a pledge of A$5.8 billion

Bill Gates, Jack Ma and other billionaires can make (or lose) a billion in a day


Low wages growth and pressure on business margins are motivating people to evade the tax system.

The black economy taskforce: what it means for accountants and their clients


August marks 10 years after the GFC. Is another global financial crisis looming?

The GFC 10 years on – will rising household debt spark another financial crisis?


People in Papua New Guinea could use mobile phones to access bitcoin and blockchain technology.

Bypassing banking with bitcoin


Governments are betting that the benefits expected to flow from cutting company taxes will eventually overshadow the short-term cost to government coffers

Will cutting company taxes really pay off?