Almost a decade after the earthquake that shook Christchurch to its core, the new city is taking shape. Preparing for a disaster of this magnitude presents a challenge for any business, but accountants have a vital role to play.
How can you increase participation in a game of chance like Powerball? There are myriad statistics, probabilities and psychological drivers at play.
AFCA chief David Locke knows data may not solve people's personal financial crises, but it will help explain their causes and how the financial industry might start to wipe its slate clean.
If you told most CEOs that creating a workplace wellness culture – not just a free fitness class – could quadruple return on investment, many corporate environments would undergo immediate and radical change.
Angus Raine FCPA grew up in the real estate business, but found his own way into the industry and is pioneering a way forward with new technology.
Innovation in a business setting is not just about the next breakthrough product or service. It's also about nurturing a culture of creativity and devising new ways to improve processes and efficiencies.
Technology is now the lifeblood of almost every professional organisation. Three public practitioners talk about the forward planning they are doing, their plans to use technology and how clients will benefit.
There is no place for the faint-hearted in the next 12 months, as company leaders and finance teams brace for challenges on many fronts.
Should service providers give faithful customers the best deal every time, or is it up to customers to shop around when contracts come up for renewal?
With 20 years of experience in business tech and a long academic career, New Zealand-based Jannat Maqbool CPA has had to learn how to balance her time.
Rising costs, an ageing population, younger people dropping private health cover and a high level of government control have posed challenges for Australia's healthcare system.
The Gild Group specialises in a number of sectors, including the creative, sporting and hospitality industries, and founder Paul Luczak CPA says clients value having an accountant who really understands their business.
The pace and pressure of work have turned us all into multitaskers. However, studies suggest this is an inefficient way of working. So how can we create a culture of deep focus?
Academic and banking expert Eric Koh FPCA is on a mission to convince companies they need to look within to develop competency and end the poaching wars.
How well do you know your data? What do the calculations really mean, and how might they deliver for your business? Read on, then take the quiz to test your knowledge.
As an area of research it has existed for decades, but organisations are only now beginning to appreciate the wondrous insight offered by social network analysis.
Effective negotiating can lead to both parties benefitting from the outcome. Here’s how planning and focus can help.
As vice-president of finance at the City Super Group in Hong Kong, Kim Tang CPA wants to deliver great financial results for the premium supermarket and retail chain, but not at the expense of ethics and integrity.
In an interview with INTHEBLACK, Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Commissioner Chris Jordan warns that his staff are getting better at identifying problem tax advisers and taking action.
Legal technology firm Plexus is inspired by the accounting experience to introduce digital transformation to legal services.