SPONSORED CONTENT: See why accounting practices need to safeguard their team’s wellbeing, from compliance and moral perspectives as well as to mitigate the risk of PI claims.
For Liz Moore FCPA, accounting services go beyond numbers to helping clients find "financial happiness".
SPONSORED CONTENT: As the PII market continues to grow in complexity, it has never been more important to check that your practice is adequately protected. Learn how.
Having taken over the family business after his father retired, Shaun Lee FCPA puts his father's lessons to good use.
As public practitioners witness many clients and employees struggling to cope, the industry has come together to develop mental health first aid training.
Handing over your small business to a successor takes considerable time and effort. Here's why you need a succession plan to help you do it.
SPONSORED CONTENT: When advising clients, accountants need to stay in their scope of engagement and their expertise. Take these steps to avoid breaking tax laws.
Darren Smith FCPA delivers financial wellness programs to employees to reduce the cost of stress.
Being a sounding board and talking through opportunities are just some of the ways Paul Luczak CPA works with his singer-songwriter client Holly Rankin.
For Kylie Thompson FCPA, fine-tuning her clients' finances is all about understanding and appreciating the full picture of a person's business while taking the stress out of the numbers.
A shared heritage is an important part of the dynamic in the working relationship between Raj Rana FCPA and his client, Manish Trivedi.
The pandemic has been a catalyst for big changes - not only in the way we work and the technology we use, but also in how teams are structured and managed.
Kris Fothergill FCPA and his family planned to take their work remote - literally - before enforced remote working began, and have not looked back since.
Peter Brindley FCPA uses the lessons learned from being a CPA to drive projects that help make renewable energy more commercially viable.
As government stimulus measures begin to taper off and the real impact of the pandemic begins to emerge, financial counsellors and accountants have a joint role to play in helping clients get back on their feet.
Mutual trust and respect are the hallmarks of Andrew Seinor FCPA and Sainyog Prajapati CPA’s professional relationship.
Learning to recognise early signs of trouble, and partnering with an insolvency expert, can help public practitioners save their clients from going under.
Working with your partner can be extremely rewarding. However, without proper planning and careful handling, things can easily end in tears. How do you make it work as a couple in business?
PwC estimates that Australian workers are underpaid by A$1.35 billion in entitlements each year, and that 13 per cent of the workforce is affected by the underpayments annually.
To specialise or not to specialise? That is the question. These public practitioners say the answer is specialisation, but not necessarily at the cost of multi-domain expertise.
If you want to put technology to better use in your work life, these early adopters have practical tips for successful digital transformation.
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.
The coronavirus pandemic has increased the complexity of workplace laws. It gets more confusing if your business is based in multiple states.
Sarah Lawrance CPA credits leaning into challenges and having close relationships with clients to not just surviving, but thriving through difficult times.
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.
Technology has the distinction of being both the greatest business challenge and the greatest source of opportunity for public practitioners. Here are the keys to success.
A perfect storm has the potential to cause Australia to lose thousands of financial advisers, putting the availability and affordability of financial advice at risk just as consumer needs are increasing.
Australia's special treatment of sophisticated investors can create traps for both investors and their accountants.
How can accountants remain the first port of call for employers looking to choose a MySuper default fund without crossing the divide into advice land?