Partners – Technology Archive

Artificial Intelligence, Accounting and the Rise of the Machines

Robots, automation and artificial intelligence are no longer part of the Hollywood movie special effects kitbag – in 2016 Oxford University released report results which showed 57 percent of...

Court Finds Accounting Firm Liable

In a precedent setting legal decision, an accounting business has been found liable as an accessory for its role in the underpayment of employees by its client.

The Federal Circuit...

Accountants in the age of fintechs

The entire financial services industry is going through unprecedented change as the impact of new fintech companies quickly unfolds. While technology is at the core of that change, the...

5 Secrets Of Successful Business Coaches

Many accountants say that they struggle to move from the technical to advisory space in working with business clients. Often, it’s simply lack of confidence that prevents us from...

Crowd Funding Offers Significant Benefits to SMEs and Accountants

A new opportunity for small/medium enterprises, inventors and entrepreneurs has emerged with the passing by the Australian Senate of the Australian government’s Crowd Sourced Funding Amendments to the Corporations...

Wolters Kluwer Finds More Than Half of Future Fit Survey Firm Respondents are Writing off Potential Profit

We recently encouraged Australia’s accounting firms to review their technology choices. This would ensure their practice software is making use of their data and also help them to better...

Crowd Sourced Funding Equity Legislation Passed

At long last the Australian parliament has passed the legislation that will enable companies to raise capital from the public. This is a great decision for small/medium enterprises, entrepreneurs...

The future of accounting is more than digital

If you look at what the future of accounting looks like it’s more than just a digital disruption story. It’s how we as a nation of business builders will...

6 accounting trends to watch out for in 2017 (and how to make the most out of them)

2016 was a huge year of growth for the accounting and bookkeeping industry, and the changes show no signs of slowing down. Every year brings new accounting trends to...

Improvements to RDR Reporting

With very few entities taking the chance to produce RDR accounts, but taking the special purpose route instead, the AASB has embarked on a program (in conjunction with their...

Recent Prosecutions – Accessorial Liability

The Fair Work Ombudsman regularly prosecutes key advisors, such as HR managers, accountants, bookkeepers and payroll personnel, for accessorial liability under Section 550 of the Fair Work Act 2009...

The impact of the ATO’s digitisation project? Ask the Big 4

Australasia is moving into a new era of revenue collection and accountants are wondering where it will leave them. The Australian Tax Office (ATO) and New...

SMEs Need Accountants to Assist in Debtors Management

Australia is lagging the rest of the world in terms of late payments described as the “silent killer of modern business” by the Australian government’s Small Business Ombudsman Kate...

Your CRM and Business Advisory Success

Your Client Relationship Management (CRM) system in an integral part of your firm’s business advisory success.

Wikipedia defines a CRM as an approach to managing a company’s interaction with current...

New Class Consolidated portfolios a powerful tool of collaboration

Class, Australia’s leading provider of cloud SMSF software, has announced the availability of consolidated portfolios, a revolutionary reporting solution for both SMSF and non-SMSF portfolios that allows accountants and...

Just give me some practical advice

If you’re a leader in public practice, one thing’s pretty certain. You’ve grown tired of being beaten over the head with discussions about cloud technology, business advisory services and...

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