Economics

Australian households the most indebted in the world

Australia’s 25 years without a recession – an excellent result. But household debt is a genuine concern – read more..

Diversity & Inclusion

Leading at the top: above the glass ceiling

Women leaders’ positive contributions to firms are increasingly clear, yet women remain significantly underrepresented in leadership positions. While the spotlight on challenges they face at work is growing, less understood are the issues shaping the success of those who do make it above the glass ceiling. – read more..

Diversity & Inclusion

OnRamp: not your ‘usual’ legal candidate

What do you do if you’re trying to return to the ever-changing workforce of the law, after being out of the workforce for 3-20+ years? How can you navigate changes in technology and regulations, whilst delivering the value of your own knowledge and experience? We spoke to Andrea Bell from Herbert Smith Freehills to learn – read more..

Diversity & Inclusion

Finding flexibility in flex workplace strategies: a case study from Westpac

Flexible workplace initiatives are on the rise with employees being afforded with greater freedom to decide ‘how’, ‘where’ – read more..

Digital

Tech Fast Trend: Using the cloud for scale, agility and responsiveness

To enable your business to scale-up, become more agile and respond effectively to disruptive change, cloud technology applications are critical – and are cheaper and quicker to deploy than traditional ‘on premise’ business systems. – read more..

Economics

Swings and roundabouts: China, coal and our budget deficit

What does a coal miner’s working roster in China have to do with Australia’s export income and the well-publicised budget deficit? Quite a bit it turns out. – read more..

Tax

Superannuation changes: $500,000 lifetime non-concessional contribution cap to be dumped

An individual with a super balance of more than $1.6 million will no longer be eligible to make non-concessional contributions. – read more..

Consulting

Digital Paradigm Shifts in Government

It’s vital that the the government proactively re-imagines how the workplace can better enable the digital work and the digital worker. – read more..

Tax

Superannuation changes: $500,000 lifetime non-concessional contribution cap to be dumped

An individual with a super balance of more than $1.6 million will no longer be eligible to make non-concessional contributions.

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Audit

Meet our team: Leah Fleeton

Each month we profile one of our SMSF audit team members to give you an insight into what – read more..

Entrepreneurs

Tech Fast Trend: Helping to solve entrepreneurial challenges

Attracting those with innovative ideas to set up and drive their idea through to implementation in Australia is just one piece of the puzzle. What are the other challenges fast growing start-ups face in cultivating the right infrastructure and processes to support growth? – read more..

Economics

Australia marks 25 years’ economic growth, as mining, real estate race ahead

This economic growth was broadly led by a strong increase in public expenditure and dwelling investment , with modest growth in consumer spending observed. – read more..

Economics

Foreign direct investment flows: The numbers speak

The flow of direct investment from China into Australia has been outstripping that going the other way for some years now. – read more..

Digital

Momentum and agility: Australia’s automotive industry motoring forward

The key performance indicators of today’s motor industry, that assist dealerships and franchises to be well structured and prepared for success, are very different from the drivers of the past. – read more..

Consumer Business

Retail and technology: the great 21st century love affair

The bricks-and-mortar retail store is not obsolete, far from it. – read more..