Insolvencies are rising in some sectors and accountants need to warn clients of the dangers of trading while insolvent – and of the resources available to help when a company is in financial trouble.
Franchising is big business in Australia, contributing about 9 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), equivalent to about A$170 billion. It is a sector, however, in which the rewards and the power can be unbalanced and contentiously distributed.
Legal technology firm Plexus is inspired by the accounting experience to introduce digital transformation to legal services.
Negative online reviews from customers can be devastating for hard-working business owners and their staff. The key question is: How should you respond to them?
bron.tech's founders show how blockchain can be used to verify data and in turn, confirm verification.
It's EOFY 2019, and the end of a financial year is the best time to set business resolutions for the start of the next financial one. To jumpstart your planning, CPA Australia has put together 11 resolutions no small business should do without.
Wanting to help cut down your workplace energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint? The EOFY instant asset write-off could help.
CPA Australia's tenth annual Asia-Pacific Small Business Survey finds that overall, small business conditions in the region are slightly weaker than a year ago.
Sydney startup Dresden Optics has disrupted the traditional eyewear business model with its sustainable approach to custom eyewear.
Accounting firms that reach out to start-up businesses can not only help entrepreneurs – but also attract and talented young staff.
It’s often said that everyone loses in a trade war, but as tensions continue to strain relationships in the Asia-Pacific region, some businesses can see opportunities.
How do the owners and managers of multi-unit buildings communicate effectively and quickly with tenants? Peter Mansour CPA created a solution with Strata Alert.
CPA Australia members say proposed changes to the taxation of discretionary trusts could discourage small business and hurt the wider economy.
When Dr Jonathan King discovered people outside Australia's major cities could not access mental health care he decided he had to do something about it, and Lysn was born.
Ron Flood CPA, a public practitioner, successfully battled cancer while keeping his practice afloat. Learn how having a risk management plan helped.
Rethinking dental health led dentist Dr Angie Lang to create a soft drink designed to protect and promote the wellbeing of our teeth. Oral hygiene drink Swirlit is the result.
Administrative to-do lists can spiral out of control when your business is in growth mode, but by partnering with Officeworks, you can take a step back and focus on the bigger picture.
The subscription business model is growing exponentially and, as a result, almost every industry is preparing for a different way of dealing with customers. Enormous advantages await those that get it right. Learn more.
Data analytics can offer powerful business insights, but with what data exactly? Get started here.
Australia’s large franchise sector is a lucrative market for accounting firms. Two experienced practitioners discuss the opportunities and challenges that come with working in the franchise sector, and what makes franchisees different to other small business clients.