Strategy

While showing appropriate empathy, the ATO also needed to identify tax advisers who consistently use aggressive tactics.

ATO Commissioner: we’re getting better at identifying problem tax advisers


Andrew Mellett, CEO of legal technology firm Plexus.

Legal tech firm Plexus gains inspiration from accounting


The ambitious plan to start afresh with a new capital city in Indonesia was announced by President Joko Widodo shortly after he declared victory in the general elections in April this year.

The pros and cons of moving capital cities


In 10 years Charley Rowley CPA has moved from being Tigerspike’s Sydney office manager to COO of a global business of over 300 employees, across 11 offices worldwide. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

3 tips for new CPAs


From alpha women to generation Z, changing demographics present new challenges and opportunities. It’s up to businesses to research and find ways to reach the new superconsumers.

Welcome to Generation Superconsumer


New research from a trio of Australian academics shows that proactivity is not always beneficial to the organisation.

5 questions productive employees ask


There are some surprisingly simple methods that managers can use to support innovation and agility in their teams.

Use distributed leadership to grow your business innovation


Developing an online review management process, which will not only help in managing negative feedback for small businesses, but potential turn it into a positive for the organisation.

How to deal with negative online reviews


Dr Angus Hervey and Tane Hunter, co-founders of Future Crunch, have worked with clients as varied as law enforcement and accounting organisations. Photographer: Jarrod Barnes.

Future Crunch is changing the way we eat our information


New research shows that Chinese start-ups look, or will soon look, to overseas markets, and many of them are successfully competing against multinational firms operating in China.

Hidden champions, tech underdogs and driving innovation in China


Good workplace design will tell visitors that this a creative space, a place of power or this is a business that cares about people

What does your workplace design say about your business?


How to forecast in Excel with the push of a button


Looking down on ground water that has accumulated in the pit of the Mountain Pass rare earth mine.

Extracting the truth about rare earths


Overtourism? Tourists on a crowded beach on Krabi, Thailand.

Too many tourists: not everyone is celebrating the tourism boom


Shelley Banton realised that to take advantage of the kind of technology now streaming into the marketplace, she had to have a bigger firm behind her. Image: Anthony Geernaert.

Harnessing technology for better outcomes for auditor and client


The transformation of Singapore’s economy during the past five decades has driven rapid economic growth and significant social welfare gains.

The Singapore economy looks to reinvent itself


The use of big data – and the transformation of accountants from number crunchers to human-centric evaluators of costs and benefits – has made a difference at NSW Health.

Beyond numbers: human-centric accounting


Carbon Group founders Jamie Davison CPA and Nathan Hood CPA.

Carbon Group: good chemistry, unique elements combine for impressive growth


"We think of skills as past tense," says Sean Leong CPA, the CFO of WYWM. "It is behaviours that we focus on."

WithYouWithMe: helping veterans find meaningful employment


Australia’s superannuation funds are estimated to report collective assets under management of A$6 trillion by 2030.

Super sizing: the growth of cashed-up super funds


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