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Good Bad Ugly Insight Report – Technology, now available

The 2017 Good Bad Ugly Insight Report – Technology is now available to download.

Over 300 firms contributed to this poll to provide the insights and trends into your industry.

We...

Waddle EOFY Offer

Waddle is an Invoice Financing Service that offers the easiest way to accelerate cash flow by accessing funds needed to grow your business.

Right now they have a special offer...

Graham Tuckwell leads $3 million investment into robo-adviser Stockspot

Exchange traded funds pioneer and Rich Lister Graham Tuckwell has led a $3 million capital raising for Stockspot, a disruptive robo-adviser that gives investors access to low-cost ETFs.

Mr Tuckwell,...

Can you systemise the advice you give to your clients?

A key factor attributed to the slow rate of uptake of advisory services, particularly in smaller accounting firms, as been the perception that it’s very difficult to systemise advice....

Is your practice up to date with current Accounting trends?

With 2016 well underway, it’s an appropriate time to evaluate current Accounting trends and how they may impact your business. The 2016 Bstar Accountants Research Report provides valuable insight...

SMSF and Property

Getting real on property investment

Recently I wrote an article entitled “Batten Down the Hatches” about how to prepare your fund for the repercussions of any likely Government moves against...

How big data is affecting accounting

Big data has been around for decades now but is becoming more popular as businesses and organizations find out newer and better ways of using big data analytics to...

What do outliers tell us about firm performance?

An Outlier is defined as ‘a person or thing that lies an abnormal distance from others in a population.’  You’re probably familiar with Malcolm Gladwell’s book ‘Outliers’ which talks...

Linking sound debtor management to improved cash flow

For most jobs, billing on completion will have a positive impact on cash flow because:

  1. The client can see that the invoice relates to the job presented; and
  2. The value can...

Your Business Advisory Platform – What’s Missing?

For an accounting firm to have a successful business advisory platform, you need more than a couple of software tools and some interested clients. Are you getting sufficient leverage...

cloud

How do you bridge the gap between ‘the cloud’ and compliance?

reportance

As accountants, we’re pretty excited about cloud. But there’s one little problem.

The way...

Proactive Administrator

The Proactive Administrator – NEW Online Training Program

Training Beyond Accounting has launched a NEW 6-part Online Training Program specifically for administrative staff working in an accounting environment. Topics include Manage firm expectations, Improve internal communication, Take...

International

The Growing Demand For International Assets

Investors are rediscovering the importance of diversification to balance investment risks and take advantage of strong international growth opportunities.

After the onslaught of the Global Financial Crisis in 2007-2008, Australian...

“Priority Industries”

The Federal government has identified ‘priority industries’ at which the government is targeting their key industry grants.

The priority industries include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Mining Equipment, Technology and Services
  • Oil, Gas and Energy Resources

Services growth

New Data On Accounting Services Industry

The Accounting Services industry’s revenue has shown strong growth over the past five years, shrugging off any lingering effects of the global financial crisis on professional service companies. The...

ATO warns accountants they face $500m shortfall

Accountants are likely to bear the brunt of a $500 million red-tape reduction initiative as the tax office streamlines its procedures, according to ATO second commissioner Geoff Leeper.

Speaking at...

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