Small business

In the face of persistent economic uncertainties and challenges, it is important organisations focus on maximising efficiency, ensuring financial health and cautiously identifying growth opportunities.

Businesses turn to digital to weather tough economy


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


If a business gets a one-star or two-star review, it will then often need to get dozens of four-star and five-star reviews in a row to get back to the ranking it had before the bad review.

Bouncing back from negative online reviews


In Australia, family businesses account for 70 per cent of all businesses and employ around half of the country’s workforce.

The role of family business in economic recovery


First Principles Denim gives customers the opportunity to design their own jeans online with the help of a “denim consultant”.

How niche products are challenging the mainstream


How businesses reap the rewards of personalised banking


Three senior CPA discuss what they learnt from 2020 and how they plan to identify 2021’s risks and opportunities.

Top accounting trends for 2021


The silver lining is that the rapid migration to digital technologies accelerated by the pandemic has opened up new growth opportunities for some start-ups

Australian start-ups: Innovation in times of crisis


Accountancy has seen the rise of such subscription services, from basic consumer-level bookkeeping services through to complex industry-specific accountancy software for large firms.

Set and forget: Subscription services on the up and up


7 ways to spot real facts from fake news


Jason Shum CPA is the founder of EasyTrack.ai, an automation platform that acts as a virtual COO for professional services firms.

Jason Shum CPA: Playing it safe increases your chance of failure


Wes Lambert, CEO of the Restaurant and Catering Industry Association, confirms that many of his members are now more cautious and reluctant to hire casual employees.

‘Casual’ employment ruled a thing of the past


Uncertainty about the outbreak’s trajectory remains the biggest obstacle for experts trying to forecast what the future might hold.

6 tips to navigate uncertainty for brave finance professionals


Will tough times foster disruptive innovation as consumers and businesses look for cheaper ways to get things done?

By the book: Disruption, innovation and COVID-19


Michael Kambouridis CPA and Selda Kaplan ASA.

Rideshare tax: Simplifying the process


In the last five years, Alan FitzGerald has seen a change in the relationship between the accountant and the client because of the technology gap.

Accounting technology: Closing the client gap


Eddie Chew CPA, Potboy Groceries’ CEO and founder.

Potboy Groceries' new model for fast-moving consumer goods


Artificial intelligence has potential impacts similar to other forms of technology-based disruption, but also has additional characteristics that need to be considered separately.

How AI is changing the role of accounting and finance professionals


Jon Tse CPA, co-founder and co-CEO of stone paper company Karst Stone Paper. The company produces a range of notebooks and woodless pencils.

Karst Stone Paper leaves no rock unturned


Top 10 business podcasts


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