Strategy

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?


The firms that succeed in adopting the right technologies and adapting to flexible work arrangements are likely to be better able to weather the current crisis.

Top tech tools to help you work from home


Virtual assistants. Voice bots. AI bots. These terms are used interchangeably. Simply put, chatbots are “computer programs that can engage in human-like conversations by text and voice.

What a chatbot can do for your business


Being alert for early signs of financial distress can give you a crucial head start on your competitors.

CPA Conversations: How Australia can learn from Asia’s COVID-19 response


Invented by DuPont scientists during the Great Depression of the 1930s, neoprene became a significant moneymaker and continued to make a lot of money for decades after.

Rising from the ashes: Turning crisis into opportunity


Setting small, achievable goals, such as eating more healthily, can help mental health. Achieving even one goal can boost our confidence and sense of self efficacy.

Post-crisis psychology: Staying calm during the storm


On top of their regular tax, accounting and lodgement services, business advisory and tax professionals are now playing a key role in supporting the delivery of the largest series of government support packages in Australian history.

JobKeeper stimulus: Relief for many, frustration for some


Reconstruction work at The Christchurch Cathedral, New Zealand, which was severely damaged by an earthquake in 2011.

Rising from the rubble: how Christchurch rebuilds


"When you can create a product solution that appeals to half of the Australian population, that’s pretty powerful." Callum Mulvihill CPA.

Powerball odds - new rules, new thinking at play


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