Business Trends

  • How will regulation affect accountancy in 2019?

    By Ian Lavis on behalf of Praxity Global Alliance Marked differences in regulation around the world are set to deepen…

    by Ian Lavis
  • Trends in merger and acquisition activity in Australia

    Inbound mid-market merger and acquisition transactions in healthcare and technology sectors are predicted to grow in Australia this year, with…

    by Mark Calvetti
  • Finance

    Are you ready for the redefining of Finance?

    CFOs today are under more pressure than ever before. From external market forces, to the increased demands from CEOs who…

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  • How to maximise the value of an acquisition

    According to the latest William Buck merger and acquisition report, the last five years have seen merger and acquisition activity…

    by Mark Calvetti
  • lease accounting standards

    Have you checked your leases?

    Your finance teams most likely remember that the new Lease Accounting Standard (AASB/NZ IFRS 16), released by the International Accounting…

    by Cate Pozzi
  • risk management

    Demystifying enterprise-wide risk management

    There are those that shudder at the mere mention of the word ‘risk’ or, worse still, view the concept of…

    by Conley Manifis
  • Venture Capital

    Emerging trends in Venture Capital funding

    As value creators (EBITA maximisers) and exit planners, the latest venture capital (VC) trends should be on a CFO’s radar.…

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  • How can we cultivate a better start-up culture in Australia?

    How can we cultivate a better start-up culture in Australia?

    Warren Bingham, Executive Chairman of MedTech International has an inspiring story. For Australian start-ups, his story has some key learnings,…

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  • crowd-sourced funding

    Crowd-sourced funding: navigating the crowd

    New challenges and opportunities await CFOs following amended 2017 Equity Crowdfunding legislation passing, opening up new financing possibilities.

    by Jeffery Luckins
  • change

    Why successful CFO’s are ‘invisible change leaders’

    Disruption is an opportunity for CFO’s to make positive change within their organisation – not something to be feared, according…

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  • How Praxity Firms are helping not-for-profits overcome major accounting challenges

    Praxity firms can help the not-for-profit (NFP) sector with the increasingly complex set of accounting challenges that escalate considerably in…

    by Ian Lavis
  • ‘Wrapping brand in Strategy’ – a case study

    Every organisation should be wrapping their brand in strategy. This sounds like a nice hook, but what does it really…

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  • audit

    Secrets of Auditors … Finally Revealed!

    Let’s refer to the discussions, debates and sensitive issues which have been documented in the audit file as the “Chamber…

    by Jeffery Luckins
  • CFO and CMO

    Why a CMO is a CFO’s greatest ally

    Here’s some relationship advice…It’s time to make the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) your greatest ally on the c-suite and perhaps…

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  • tariff, Trump, trade

    ‘Trump Trade War’

    The Trump Administration’s recent decision to impose comprehensive tariffs against the importation of a wide range of steel and aluminium…

    by Geoff Short
  • Entering a safe harbour – part two

    Following on from part one in this series; where we discussed meeting the criteria of Safe Harbour and developing a…

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