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The CPA Australia Podcast brings you the best in on-demand commentary and thought leadership across a variety of topics related to business, leadership and accounting. Each week, our podcast will help you increase your knowledge of business related topics and point you to some of the world’s best resources in strategy, finance and public practice accounting. Never miss an episode by subscribing today via iTunes.
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Nov 9, 2017

Part three of a seven part podcast series with Jason Cunningham CPA about the seven key ingredients of business success which is based on Jason’s book Have Your Cake and Sell It Too. Our latest podcast explores the importance of customers and how you can best serve your clients. It’s looking at your business through the eyes of your customer and understanding that you can’t be all things to all people. Jason explains why you must put your customers first and the difference between marketing and selling. The bigger picture says get as many people through the door as possible - this episode will help you get the customer mix right.

Nov 2, 2017

Medium Charities are able to obtain a review instead of an audit and small charities are not obliged to have either. Nevertheless, many of those charities continue to obtain an audit, even though that is more onerous than a review and is required to be conducted by a Registered Company Auditor. Mel Yates at the ACNC discusses with CPA Australia whether charities should be encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity for red tape reduction and what impediments to the conduct of reviews need to be overcome.  Or does an alternative solution need to be explored?

The ACNC was created in 2012 by the ACNC Act and has now been in operation nearly 5 years. Read the inaugural commissioner’s, Susan Pascoe, reflection on those first 5 years in ACNC five years on: Reflections of the Inaugural Commissioner, Susan Pascoe AM in which she notes that, under the Charities Act, the ACNC Act is required to be reviewed after five years in operation. That review is expected to be announced in 2017 and stakeholder input sought.

Oct 16, 2017

Do start-ups innovate better than corporates? Yes - they do! Why do so few corporates have a strategy for external innovation to harness disruption? What brands are doing this well around the world? What's the solution and how can we create a process so that both sides achieve amazing commercial outcomes? Karen dares to show you how.

Oct 4, 2017

Part two of a seven part podcast series with Jason Cunningham CPA about the seven key ingredients of business success which is based on Jason’s book Have Your Cake and Sell It Too. Today’s topic explores the importance of understanding your business, including the development of a mission statement and gaining clarity into exactly WHY you are in business.

May 11, 2017

Following the release of the 2017 budget on Tuesday 9 May 2017, Stuart Dignam, General Manager Policy and Corporate Affairs at CPA Australia, is joined by his colleague Paul Drum, Head of Policy to discuss the finer points of Treasurer Scott Morrison’s second budget in more detail: What is the expected economic impact over coming years? How realistic is the Australian government’s optimism about GDP growth? Are we too reliant on world growth to support our own prosperity? Have the structural issues in our economy been effectively addressed?

Dec 9, 2016

This podcast reports considers how integrated reporting has influenced Boardroom decision making.  Interviews with Directors of top Australian and South African companies reveal what integrated thinking means and how ideas about what is of value are changing.  The research was funded by CPA Australia and conducted by Carol Adams.  In this podcast John Purcell asks her about her findings.

Apr 8, 2016

Thomas Ryan, assistant commissioner of debt at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), reveals to Mark Morris, CPA Australia's senior tax counsel, how the framework can assist individuals and businesses to manage their tax debts.

Apr 8, 2016

Changes in the international business environment have led to new levels of cooperation and information sharing, says Greg Williams, Deputy Commissioner of Taxation at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

Apr 8, 2016

With some 73,000 individual franchisees generating 13 billion annually, franchising is an attractive business model for many small business owners wishing to expand.
But franchising is not for the unwary as Jason Bertalli, Director BNR Partners explains to Mark Morris, CPA Australia’s senior tax counsel.

Apr 8, 2016

Robin Parsons, R&D Tax Partner Asia Pacific, Ernst & Young and Nick Weston, Chief Executive Agenix join Mark Morris, Senior Tax Counsel, CPA Australia to discuss what it takes to turn an innovative idea into a commercially viable product or service.

Apr 8, 2016

Thomas Ryan, Assistant Commissioner - Debt , Australian Taxation Office, talks with Mark Morris, Senior Tax Counsel, CPA Australia about the ATO's differentiated approach to debt using external debt collection agencies.

Apr 8, 2016

Paul Kruspe, Assistant Commissioner - Lodgment talks with Mark Morris, Senior Tax Counsel, CPA Australia about the ATO's approach to lodgment including an update on the lodgment differentiation framework.

Apr 8, 2016

Professor Jeremy Moon explains the key developments in CSR and the role of the accounting profession, including CSR developments in Australia and Asia.

Apr 7, 2016

David Vasudevan and Andrew Yeo, Business Recovery and Insolvency Services, Pitcher Partners, discuss business insolvency and their experiences with Mark Morris, Senior Tax Counsel CPA Australia.

Apr 7, 2016

Jennifer Moltisanti, Assistant Commissioner, ATO, talks with Mark Morris, Senior Tax Counsel CPA Australia, about the ATO's dispute management plan and refund integrity verification measures.

Apr 7, 2016

Ray Cummings, Principal, Greenoak Advisory, talks with Mark Morris, Senior Tax Counsel, CPA Australia, about the tax and commercial challenges associated with succession planning for privately-held groups.

Apr 7, 2016

Sustainability opportunities

Apr 7, 2016

Interventionist research

Apr 7, 2016

Business strategy development

Apr 7, 2016

Managing employee fraud

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