Economics

The experience from similar schemes interstate has shown no evidence of significant adverse impacts to employers or employees in the  covered industries or to the economy generally.

Taking it with you: should long service leave be portable?


Reconstruction work at The Christchurch Cathedral, New Zealand, which was severely damaged by an earthquake in 2011.

Rising from the rubble: how Christchurch rebuilds


Accountants must recognise that they are living in environmental systems that are under severe stress.

Corporate sustainability and ESG: counting on accountants


AFCA chief David Locke. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

AFCA chief David Locke's clean slate


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Impacts of COVID-19 on reporting entities and auditors


Overall results of the Malaysian Business Sentiment Survey reveal that about 74 per cent of business leaders are cautiously proactive about their company’s prospects through 2020.

Business confidence rises in Malaysia


The government has earmarked HK$6.5 billion for implementing several harbourfront development initiatives at Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour.

10 under-the-radar items from the Hong Kong 2020-21 Budget


Businesses that achieve astronomical growth in short periods of time inspire other entrepreneurs to come out of the shadows and have a go.

Supercharging start-up investment: risks and rewards


The Sydney Harbour Bridge is illuminated by a New Year’s Eve fireworks display on 31 December 1999. The Goods and Services Act was introduced earlier that year.

GST in Australia 20 years on: looking back on taxing times


In Australia, the proportion of households who are over-indebted rose from 21 per cent in 2003-2004 to 29 per cent in 2015-2016.

Why a squeezed middle class spells trouble


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