Small business

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


While insolvency might be the ultimate solution for a failing company, expert advice can help a business recover from insolvency, keep trading and save jobs.

The dangers of trading while insolvent


At 9 per cent of GDP, franchising as a business model is perhaps too big to fail, but it stands on the cusp of significant reform.

Will a stronger franchising code of conduct clean up the sector?


Andrew Mellett, CEO of legal technology firm Plexus.

Legal tech firm Plexus gains inspiration from accounting


Developing an online review management process, which will not only help in managing negative feedback for small businesses, but potential turn it into a positive for the organisation.

How to deal with negative online reviews


The original idea for bron.tech was sparked by co-founder Emma Poposka's frustration at gathering her personal data for an immigration visa to Australia from Macedonia in 2015. The price tag? Nearly A$10,000.

Australian start-up bron.tech turns blockchain data into digital identity solutions


EOFY is a good time to check the financial health of your business. Comparing your results with previous annual figures and similar businesses in your industry will help you identify strengths and key areas of weakness or potential threats.

11 EOFY resolutions for your small business


Lighting, heating, and ventilation and cooling (HVAC) systems typically consume the most energy in a small business.

SPONSORED CONTENT: Energy-smart ways to use the EOFY instant asset write-off


While small business innovation is still strong in Asia, small businesses in Hong Kong are under pressure from global trade tensions and soaring rents.

Global trade tensions hit business confidence: CPA Australia Small Business Survey


A commitment to minimising environmental impact informs every aspect of the Dresden Optics custom eyewear business model.

Custom eyewear startup Dresden Optics sets its sights on sustainable expansion


9 tips to grow your accounting firm


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