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  • Features Leadership

    Lessons for leadership beginners

    As the population ages, the need for new leaders increases resulting in new leadership roles for many professionals.
  • News Papers

    SMEs prepare early for EOFY

    Nearly one third of SMEs reported they start preparing their financial reports at least a month before end of financial year.
  • Features 360 Degrees

    360 degrees

    As accounting software undergoes dramatic change, how do you decide which platforms to specialise in?
  • Features OHS

    Occupational health and safety and the accounting profession

    Accountants need to turn an eye to their own OHS vulnerabilities – or count the cost.
  • Features Coaching

    Filling the coaching vacuum

    Too often, sales coaching fails because firms don’t understand its unique needs.
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    Employee share rules hold start-ups back

    Current employee share scheme rules essentially impose a tax on lottery-like winnings – even when you’re not going to win.
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    Finding the right mix

    ‘Blended practices’ bring accountants and finance professionals together in one firm. Their gradual spread is starting to deliver management lessons.
  • Features Lex Fullarton

    In the cool of the sun

    He’s a truck-driving bushie with a PhD in tax law. And on a patch of isolated, West Australian dirt, Lex Fullarton is doing something remarkable: converting the heat of the...
  • News

    More businesses plan to hire staff

    Business confidence is up with more businesses indicating that they will hire staff in 2014.
  • Features privacy

    Key changes to privacy law explained: the impact on business

    The Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Amending Act) was passed on 12 December 2012, and takes effect on 12 March 2014. Find out how it may affect your...