As the Big 4 banks roll out the New Payments Platform (NPP), it seems no rivals can seriously challenge the dominance of the big banks and card companies in the payments space. Consider the miracle that is modern card payments. You pick out a bottle of milk at your corner store, walk up to the… Read More Plastic wins the payout war
Enhance your leadership skills with Fiona Buckley’s eight simple steps. Every element in business is subject to continuous change and leadership skills are not immune to this. We need to continually evolve our leadership style and approach. If you are in a leadership role for a long time, it may be time to review and… Read More How to become a better leader
By Susan Muldowney Recent high-profile corporate scandals have seen trust in business take a further dive. How can this fragile commodity be restored? When Matt Comyn steps into the top job at the embattled Commonwealth Bank of Australia on 9 April, his first challenge surely will be among his greatest: restoring trust.
Millennials, who are expected to make up the majority of the workplace by 2020, can offer organizations new opportunities. Liana Cafolla finds out how companies are building millennial-friendly corporate cultures to retain and attract future business leaders. As employee reputations go, they don’t get much worse than millennials’. Millennials – generally agreed to be those… Read More Motivating millennials
By Hannah Downie As a CA and ICAS policy expert, the “big issues” are never far from Bruce Cartwright’s mind. So it is fitting that his first initiative as CEO, Challenging Conversations, seeks to tackle them. For Bruce Cartwright, challenging the status quo comes with the territory of being a chartered accountant. “As a CA,… Read More What is the role of CAs in society?
The Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No.6) Bill 2017, which relates to Hong Kong’s commitment to implementing BEPS action 13, caused a stir in the accounting profession. The Institute’s tax experts tell Nicky Burridge how certain aspects of the new bill go beyond what was expected yet include positive signs of Hong Kong’s determination to step up… Read More Building a statutory transfer pricing regime