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Not all cost reductions pay off in the end, so a short-term fix must be balanced with long-term value.
Just as store employees can steal far more than shoplifters, malicious insiders can often wreak more havoc than cybercriminals.
There’s a new regulatory scheme putting large businesses’ payment habits under the microscope. You should have heard of Payment Times Reporting Scheme by now, because it began in Australia on January 1 2021.
There are few things more disheartening than almost closing a sale. A successful conversion funnel is the ideal outcome. Here are four tips on how to stop customers dropping their cart and doing a runner at the online check-out.
This is a question many SMEs ponder. While leasing may be less risky and ensures equipment is up to date, owning assets outright may be cheaper in the long run. When is it better to lease or buy? Three experts weigh in.
The overhaul of the Australian Financial Reporting Framework involves a new tier 2 reporting framework that includes a simplified disclosures standard. Does this new structure serve the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises and their stakeholders?
The businesses that are fighting fit during the challenges of the ongoing pandemic are those that have the agility to shift strategies quickly and efficiently in response to changes in the operating environment.
Small businesses in the Asia-Pacific region are upbeat about their future as they begin to emerge from the economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19.
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.