The pandemic and a weak global economy have had an impact on business confidence in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Malaysia, according to surveys conducted by CPA Australia and Monash University Malaysia.
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.
Negative online reviews can deal a costly blow to the reputation of your business. What is the best course of action to take when you do get a poor review?
Playing the long game while monitoring quarterly performance is something successful family businesses are particularly good at, and the evidence suggests that they are well placed to lead the global economy out of the pandemic-fuelled recession and back into the black.
The prolonged social distancing and distribution woes associated with 2020 encouraged consumers to discover and support smaller local businesses. Could greater demand for niche products drive a post pandemic boom in smaller-scale local manufacturing?
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For some accountants, the challenges of 2020 are now the opportunities of 2021. Here are some of the trends that lie ahead.
Given the unprecedented nature of the pandemic, Australian start-ups are innovating in all aspects of the business as they find new - and different ways - to respond to the changing markets.
As we tighten our collective belt in the wake of the pandemic, subscription services are escaping the dreaded ‘unsubscribe’.
From fake news to online reviews, it’s increasingly challenging to sort fact from fiction. Here are some tips to become a more critical media user, and tactics to actively manage your online reputation.
Jason Shum CPA is using highly complex algorithms to make life easier for accountants.
Casual employment is under fire after a recent Australian court decision recognised the rights of people who enjoyed “regular and systematic” work. But do the drastic changes disincentivise employment for small businesses?
Businesses from all walks of life are haemorrhaging cash as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe. Here, CFOs from different sectors tell how they're navigating uncertain times.
How Clayton Christensen's groundbreaking theory can help your business survive and thrive.
Fintech start-up Rideshare Tax was launched by two CPA Australia members, and offers a simplified tax management process and paid accounting services for rideshare drivers.
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.
With Potboy Groceries, grocery shopping is no longer a tedious chore.
Artificial intelligence is becoming part of the business mainstream. The transition presents challenges, so how will businesses and managers respond?
Karst Stone Paper has combined innovation with a desire to create a product that is sustainable and beautiful.
Podcasts have become one of the most popular ways for people to stay abreast of trends and issues while building their base of specialist knowledge. They have the advantage of offering analysis and insights in accessible form – even while travelling, driving or commuting.