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  • 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 Meditation

    The zen of accounting

    Meditation is no longer a hippie pursuit. Neuroscientists have found that it can change our brains to make us calmer, happier and more switched on at work.
  • Features Coaching

    Filling the coaching vacuum

    Too often, sales coaching fails because firms don’t understand its unique needs.
  • Features CLIVE RABIE, GROUP CEO, RECKON – the corporate mover and shaker

    Three Kings

    The heads of Reckon, MYOB and Xero are helping to mould the future of Australian accounting as they fight for market share.
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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.