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Rob Pillans

Rob is analytical, perceptive and able to make sense of the complex and simplify it for others. He has an innate ability connect with people and a passion to help. And while he takes his work seriously, his quick wit is never far away and his energy and enthusiasm for “getting the job done” is almost legendary. These traits serve Rob well in helping accounting firm owners and managers to improve their businesses.

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Are we heading for a massive shortage of top quality, qualified accountants?

I regularly hear from accounting firm owners and managers of the difficulty of finding and retaining high quality qualified accountants. And in a recent global survey completed by IFAC,...

What Specsavers teaches accountants about process

I recently had a visit to Specsavers for my regular eye test and update of my glasses. It was a very good experience which made me realise that Specsavers...

The value of bookkeeping and different models for delivering it

As an accounting firm coach I speak with a lot of accounting firm owners and managers. I’ve noticed that a very common topic of discussion is bookkeeping. Why? I...

Could working less deliver better results for your business?

Intuitively, many of us would say, surely this could not be so! The harder we work the better the result.

But is that necessarily true in all cases?

Perhaps not.

I read...

What accountants can learn from air traffic controllers might surprise you!

I have more than a passing interest in aviation. I find it a fascinating industry and as young adult in Canberra I would sit on top of a hill...

Lessons For Accountants from an Electrician Experience

I’ve had an experience with an electrician that got me thinking about some lessons for accountants.

First I rang the office number. The call was picked up by an electrician...

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