Economics

Rick Shine, a professor of biology at Macquarie University, believes there needs to be broader conversations about wildlife and practical conservation.

The economic argument for protecting wild animals … by killing some


The election result has also given a strong indication that people want more positive action on climate change. AAP Image.

Federal election result positive for financial certainty


One advantage of mergers is the ability for team members to develop their career paths into specialisations.

Accounting firm mergers: what’s behind the urge to merge?


While a trade deal between China and the US appears close at the time of writing, only time will tell how these dynamics play out across the region.

Opportunities for some businesses from trade wars


Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) providers don’t have to operate under the same rules as traditional credit providers because their offerings are not captured by the National Credit Act.

Should credit rules apply to Afterpay and other buy now, pay later plans?


As we move toward a cashless society, it appears cryptocurrencies and digital currencies are here to stay.

Cryptocurrency trend: Bitcoin crash gives way to steady growth


The proposed trust tax policy will hit the standard of living of many small business owners and is raising significant concerns among CPA members and their clients.

CPA Australia: small business will suffer under proposed trust tax policy


What might seem on face value like a renovation only might have components of repairs. For instance, repainting an existing room would count as a repair.

5 tax tips when renovating property


A protester holds a French flag as he faces French anti-riot police officers in front of the Eiffel Tower. (Credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Brexit and beyond: 5 ways to wreck an economy


The trade tensions between the US and China trade is already affecting businesses in the Asia-Pacific region.

US/China trade tensions: some Asian businesses see opportunities


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