The Coffee Club is using data analytics to understand customers better and stay ahead in Australia’s highly competitive café sector. Here’s how your business can use data to arrive at new solutions.
How do parents teach their children to manage money in an age when the use of cash is declining? Two friends had a great idea for a start-up and found a solution in an educational debit card.
Growing every client’s business is the ultimate goal for modern accounting practitioners and their firms. Here are four ways to help you do it.
The “frictionless innovation” of ERP (enterprise resource planning) is a game changer for small businesses competing with global behemoths like Amazon. Now that cloud computing brings ERP to everyone, which software is right for you?
With baby boomers retiring, now is the time for all equity-owning practitioners to consider succession planning. Two CPAs reveal their own future-proofing options.
Could the Australian Banking Royal Commission lead to a credit crunch for small business and consumers?
Alexander Houseman’s dairy-free ice cream range, Over The Moo, is now a staple in the freezers of Australia’s biggest supermarket chains.
Australia provides half of the world’s legal supply of raw opiate, but demand and prices are tumbling.
The well-travelled, cold-calling salesperson appears a casualty of an evolving economic landscape. How do accounting firms and other businesses sell in this brave new world?
Good cash flow is the lifeblood of a business. However, large enterprises and even government departments can be guilty of missing payment deadlines. What’s the most effective way to get debtors to pay up?
The end of a financial year is a good time to set business resolutions for the start of the next financial year. To jumpstart your planning, CPA Australia has put together 11 resolutions no small business should do without.
The top three legal issues that small businesses struggle with are misleading conduct, consumer guarantees and wrongly accepting payment, and the ACCC says accountants can play the vital role of trusted adviser in helping their clients to resolve any problems.
Small businesses may be eligible for a range of tax benefits. CPA Australia has put together the following tax tips to help small businesses.
Investing in technology need not be time-consuming or expensive for small business owners.
Looking to tackle the escalating issue of loneliness among the elderly, Jenna Leo and Mathieu Bertrand founded Home Care Heroes, a service that caters to an isolated section of society and provide employment for 'heroes'.
The "last mile" has long been a thorn in the side of e-commerce retailers, whose brands have been bumped and bruised by third-party delivery partners. However, long overdue relief may be on its way.
There’s no denying blockchain is a hot topic, its application tipped as a potential game-changer in accounting, fund transfers, voting and more. While sometimes spoken of in the same breath as bitcoin, the scope of blockchain technology goes far beyond the management of digital currencies.
New reforms, enhanced data analysis and co-operation between agencies are set to clamp down on directors trying to re-birth phoenix companies and clip the wings of unscrupulous pre-insolvency advisers.