Strategy

Phu My Bridge in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Infrastructure projects: Australia's path to economic recovery


Because Hot Toast’s business model is centred on offering outsourced CFO services, Sarah Lawrance has been able to develop deeper relationships with her clients.

Thriving accounting practice credits close client relationships


By early June, more than 2.1 million Australians had applied to the ATO to draw on their superannuation, representing an average payout amount of A$7,500.

What is the purpose of superannuation in Australia?


Unprecedented times, we are told, are upon us, with the very real prospect that Australia, and many countries across the world, will fall into a long economic slump.

How to grow a business during tough economic times


Being able to help people in difficult situations is one of the reasons Shane Fitzsimmons accepted the role as head of Resilience NSW.

Authentic and respectful: The leadership style of Shane Fitzsimmons


Although Australia is not without innovators, the statistics appear to tell a tale of reluctance to invest in the R&D that is vital to innovation.

Research and development tax incentives on the agenda


Forced into change, many companies discovered a new way of doing business that may just stick.

How businesses can pivot to embrace the new normal


The good news is that today we have access to faster, better and more accurate data than ever before.

How to use big data to inform a post-pandemic roadmap


Professor Veena Sahajwalla has a strategy for tipping recyclable material straight back into the economy. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

How inventor Veena Sahajwalla is revolutionising recycling science


There is a good chance that major changes could occur in offices over the next few months as staff start to return.

How to expertly handle return-to-work for employees post-pandemic


Five experts explain why SME owners in this group should build an effective online sales presence and how they can go about doing so.

Build your business: 4 tips for selling online


It is now possible to sign up for short courses in almost anything, from risk management in banking to how to become a CEO.

How to choose the right micro-credential to build your career


While some may continue working because it is their passion, for others it is borne out of financial necessity.

How to trade retirement for reinvention with professional networks


In an era where consumers are much less reliant on cash, central bank digital currencies could quickly fill the void.

Central banks firm up plans for digital currencies


Life has not been easy for those on the land over the past several years, but their jobs remain vital to the nation.

Tough for farmers despite food supply abundance in Australia


Lisy Kane, co-founder of Girl Geek Academy, Melbourne, presenting at the academy’s flagship #SheHacks program, an all-female hackathon event in February 2020.

Hackathon: create fresh ideas to solve business challenges


How finance professionals can use data to plan for the future


Datin Yap Shin Siang FCPA, CEO of YYC Group. Photo: Vignes Balasingham.

How Datin Yap Shin Siang FCPA became a brand ambassador for YYC Group


By and large, a budget is the expected financial quantification of a company’s goals, ideally based on a considered reflection of its circumstances.

Budget forecasting in the COVID-19 era


Are special purpose financial statements still required in Australia?


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