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The sooner an insolvency practitioner is made aware of a client’s financial difficulties, the more options become available to the accountant and client.

Insolvency: How to recognise the signs

01 Dec 2020 INPRACTICE Accounting

Digital transformation: Top tips from finance professionals

01 Sep 2020 Technology INPRACTICE

Because Hot Toast’s business model is centred on offering outsourced CFO services, Sarah Lawrance has been able to develop deeper relationships with her clients.

Thriving accounting practice credits close client relationships

01 Aug 2020 Leadership Strategy

ALL INPRACTICE ARTICLES

Manage mental health to avoid professional indemnity claims


Liz Moore FCPA.

How Liz Moore FCPA helps clients find 'financial happiness'


Professional indemnity insurance: An essential risk-management tool for your practice


Melaka is a regional tourism centre on Malaysia’s west coast.

Shaun Lee FCPA on putting father's lessons to good use


Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic many public practitioners have witnessed a significant rise in both their small and medium-sized enterprise clients and their own employees struggling with their mental health.

Mental health first aid training essential for accountants


Forward thinking has not been a hallmark of SMEs when it comes to succession planning.

Why you need a documented succession plan


Tax agents: Know your lane to stay out of trouble


Darren Smith FCPA, founder of Financial Advice Matters and Financial Wellness Matters. Photo: Luke Marsden.

How Darren Smith FCPA builds financial wellness


Paul Luczak CPA. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

My Client and Me: Working with creative clients


Kylie Thompson FCPA, who started Sorrento Strategic Accounting in her lounge room in 1998. Photo: Philip Gostelow.

Kylie Thompson FCPA on the business of music


PRACTICE MANAGEMENT: Practical advice and tips for running a practice

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Businesses merely amplify the ordinary challenges of relationships, and those issues become more obvious.

Power couples: Top tips on working with your spouse


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In an increasingly cluttered, highly competitive market, having a point of difference and a brand that is known to specialise in a certain industry is important.

Will specialisation ensure your business's success?


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The need for reliable information has increased and it is up to finance professionals to ensure that not only are statutory obligations met but also that maximum transparency is provided.

Roadmap for annual reporting in the COVID-19 era


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COVID-related scenarios can rapidly change, so organisations need to ensure their plan is relevant and addresses all factors.

Untangling COVID-19 workplace requirements


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As tax agents have begun meeting with their clients, many are checking income received from the stimulus measures as part of income tax return discussions.

Tax time 2020: Economic stimulus and tax whistleblowers


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There’s a clear role for accountants around making the right data available on which employers can make informed, independent decisions on MySuper default fund selection, without breaking the law.

Super fund selection: accountants bridge gap between advice and guidance


TAKING YOUR SKILLS, AND YOUR PRACTICE, TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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Many companies are moving away from performance review dependency to an informal check-in culture, which boosts performance by more than 60 per cent.

Checking in: The power of constructive feedback


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Decades of research have consistently shown that brainstorming groups think of far fewer ideas than the same number of people who work alone and later pool their ideas.

Is there a better way to brainstorm?


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One of the biggest challenges any mentor-mentee relationship faces is allocating time to step away from day-to-day work and focus on the bigger picture.

How to make mentoring successful


HOW TO: PRACTICAL OR TECHNICAL TIPS FOR YOUR PRACTICE

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The sooner an insolvency practitioner is made aware of a client’s financial difficulties, the more options become available to the accountant and client.

Insolvency: How to recognise the signs


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An area of significant concern for small business owners is the uncertainty of future consumer behaviour following the easing of restrictions, and how quickly and confidently consumers start returning to previous spending habits.

The role of accountants in providing loan advice to SMEs


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Over the next five years, data analytics and AI are expected to have a growing impact on public practices.

How technology for accountants is transforming modern practices


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Financial counsellors often support clients free-of-charge as they make changes to their living expenses and address debts.

How accountants can work with financial counsellors


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What you need to know before upgrading to the new generation of laptops that support the remote working revolution.

How to pick a business laptop for your accounting firm


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Digital transformation: Top tips from finance professionals


CASE STORIES: LEARN FROM OTHER PUBLIC PRACTITIONERS

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Sainyog Prajapati CPA (left) and Andrew Seinor FCPA.

My Client and Me: Building a strong partnership


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Because Hot Toast’s business model is centred on offering outsourced CFO services, Sarah Lawrance has been able to develop deeper relationships with her clients.

Thriving accounting practice credits close client relationships


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Paul Luczak CPA’s decision to launch The Gild Group stems from his two passions – music and numbers. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Musical numbers: inside The Gild Group's dual passions