Category Archives: book keeping

Government launches small business lending inquiry

September 1, 2016 MITCHELL TURNER Small Business

In response to the new findings of a parliamentary report, the government has launched an inquiry into small business lending practices to help determine whether further regulatory action is required.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has been directed by the Turnbull

Your career in finance – 10 skills that really count


Posted by Robert Half
It’s no secret that carving out a high-flying finance career hinges on more than just good grades.

In today’s fast-evolving workplace, accounting and finance professionals must demonstrate everything from razor-sharp analytical ability and stellar interpersonal skills to a sharp understanding of industry-standard software.

So, how do you know

Why unconventional monetary policy won’t work


by Matthew Smith | 18 Aug 2016
Finance may have served us well in the past, but senior economists and monetary policy experts are now voicing concerns that finance might not get us out of the economic predicament we’ve found ourselves in.

“There’s just so much we don’t know that we

Uni graduates might do better if they drop the attitude


by Matthew Smith | 18 Aug 2016
University graduates might be more successful getting a foothold in their desired professions if they drop the attitude, a Grattan Institute report published in August highlights.

Academic results never rank highly as a negative factor in graduate hiring, Andrew Norton, author of the Grattan

‘Flex commissions will go next year’ says FBAA

ANNIE KANE – Friday, 19 August 2016
FBAA chief executive Peter White met with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) earlier this month to discuss the current review into motor dealer flex commissions, which was launched following concerns that consumers are being charged excessively high interest rates due to