A premium storm
Climate change, business and the insurance industry.
Alliance in action
Helen Brand, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) chief executive, and Lee White FCA, chief executive officer of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ),
explain the new strategic alliance, announced in July.
Nicole Ferguson CA heads a business helping innovators turn data and research into the sought-after “knowledge economy”.
Why thoughts of death make us yearn for power
New research could shed light on power struggles in the C-suite.
Four signs that your industry is ripe for digital disruption
If there are ways for your firm to improve the customer experience with digitisation or use technology to reduce costs, you should move quickly or risk being disrupted by an outsider.
What you do as a manager can change moods, alter lives and shape personalities. In James Adonis’ latest book, the leadership educator has identified 50 reasons why employees hate working for their manager, and how managers can fix this.
Growing Asia's knowledge economies
Rising demand from Asia for management and consulting services provides a growth opportunity for Australian professional services firms.
Growing it alone
Chartered accountants on both sides of the Tasman talk about the greener grass of establishing their own practice after working for big firms.
Harvard leadership programme encourages “digging deeper” analysis
An intensive, condensed version of the professional services firm portion of a Harvard MBA programme has changed the mind-set of two New Zealand CAs.
My two cents
Stephanie Cooper-Paka CA, Commercial Finance Manager, Villa Maria Estate, New Zealand
Playing in the big league
As the NRL finals heat up, one CA will be paying even closer attention than most.
Chartered accountant Alex Canale on the career advantages and client benefits of being a specialist.
Six ways the ancient philosophy of Stoicism can help business entrepreneurs
With the increasing swirl of interest around mindfulness, resilience and innovation we can’t forget that there are many who have trodden this path before us with important lessons we can borrow.
Taking on the world
Companies like Blackmores and Xero are high profile examples of Australasian companies taking on the world. Flying under the radar are also a large number of innovative and entrepreneurial small businesses doing the same thing. Each is driven by resilient, entrepreneurial and passionate owners. Their stories provide inspiration and lessons for other SMEs.
The real roots of populism
The failure of Western elites to manage the social consequences of recession puts future economic improvement at risk and invites the rise of demagogues.
Wikipedia in your head, language packs downloaded to your brain, x-ray vision... welcome to the technologically enhanced future of work.
Could the idea of a universal basic income work in Australia?
From next year, Finland will become the first country in the world to introduce a universal basic income, a bold policy idea that gives every citizen a basic obligation-free living wage to meet their living costs.