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The With Interest podcast brings you unrivalled commentary and thought leadership for businesses, accounting and finance professionals. Each week, we share expert industry opinions, insights and resources across accounting, public practice, taxation, auditing, finance, strategy, leadership, economic and business-related issues. Subscribe today to stay up-to-date with the latest episodes. With Interest is presented by CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies, with core services that include education, training, technical support and advocacy. In 2018, CPA Australia won an Award of Excellence at the 24th Annual Communicator Awards in the category of 'Podcasts - General-Corporation/Business'. CPA Australia publishes three podcasts: With Interest, INTHEBLACK and Excel Tips. To find out more about our podcasts, visit https://www.cpaaustralia.com.au/tools-and-resources/podcasts - or search for the shows in your podcast service. To contact the podcast team email us at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au.
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Apr 9, 2024

The world of financial reporting, auditing, assurance and tax advice seems far away from a subject like climate change. But the challenge of sustainability reporting, and the requirements that will fall on the accounting profession, are getting closer and closer. 

This podcast will deliver insights on the changes set to happen in sustainability reporting obligations. Delve into the expert analysis on how these measures could impact accountants, finance professionals and businesses alike. 

Don’t miss out - tune in to stay ahead of the climate reporting curve.

Host: Simon Downes, External Affairs Lead, CPA Australia

Guest: Patrick Viljoen, ESG Lead, Policy and Advocacy, CPA Australia

For further information, head online to read CPA Australia’s ESG policy submissions

Other podcasts on corporate disclosure and ISSB’s new reporting standards are also available on the CPA Australia platform. 

Additionally,  you can find industry feedback on Australian Sustainability Reporting Standards – Disclosure of Climate-Related Financial Information. 

CPA Australia publishes four podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting: 

Search for them in your podcast platform. 

You can email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

Mar 26, 2024

CPA Australia's 15th annual Asia-Pacific Small Business Survey reveals extensive data on small business challenges across the region. 

This episode dissects the survey’s findings and delves into the issues faced by businesses in 11 diverse markets, including India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Mainland China and Hong Kong. 

With input from more than 4,200 business owners and senior managers from companies with less than 20 employees, the survey offers invaluable information for you and your organisation. 

Tune in now to gain essential insights for your small business.

Host: Simon Downes, External Affairs Lead, CPA Australia

Guest: Gavan Ord, Senior Manager Business and Investment Policy, CPA Australia

Download CPA Australia's 15th annual Asia-Pacific Small Business Survey and discover valuable insights. 

CPA Australia publishes four podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting: 

Search for them in your podcast platform. 

You can email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

Mar 13, 2024

CPA Australia is helping to ease the excessive red tape burden on business by successfully advocating for more streamlined processes. 

In this podcast you’ll learn how we’re facilitating a better navigation of regulatory requirements, especially in financial reporting.

Listen now to find out more. 

Host: Simon Downes, External Affairs Lead, CPA Australia

Guest: Ram Subramanian, Interim Head of Policy and Advocacy, CPA Australia

For more insights, read how CPA Australia saved the Queensland construction industry unnecessary red tape.

Additionally, there is information on nationally consistent fundraising principles for the charity sector which frees up debilitating red tape. CPA Australia was one of the peak bodies that supported this campaign. 

CPA Australia publishes four podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting: 

Search for them in your podcast platform. 

You can email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

Feb 22, 2024

In 2024, Australia will see a raft of changes in superannuation. Staying up to date is vital. 

Join CPA Australia's experts, who will help you navigate the evolving super landscape. Policy areas covered include the First Home Super Saver scheme, the Better Targeted Superannuation Concessions Bill, payday super and SMSFs. 

You’ll also gain valuable knowledge on maximising your retirement savings.

Don’t miss this episode. 

Host: Simon Downes, External Affairs Lead, CPA Australia

Guest: Richard Webb, Superannuation Lead, CPA Australia

For more insights, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) has guidance on changes to the first home super saver scheme and the better targeted superannuation concessions bill

The ATO also has useful information on when payday superannuation starts in Australia.

CPA Australia has made a submission in response to the Objective of Super Bill inquiry at the Senate Economics Legislation Committee, which is also online. 

CPA Australia publishes four podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting: 

Search for them in your podcast platform.

 

You can email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

Feb 13, 2024

Gain valuable insights into the key business-related matters that the Government need to address in this year's Budget. 

CPA Australia's business expert delves into this hot topic, analysing crucial areas such as tax, inflation, worker shortages, rising cost pressures and other pressing issues. 

Don't miss out, listen now for expert business analysis and insights. 

Host: Simon Downes, External Affairs Lead, CPA Australia

Guest: Gavan Ord, Business Investment Policy Manager, CPA Australia

For more insights, CPA Australia’s detailed Australian Federal Pre-Budget submission 2024-25 is online.

With Interest is presented by CPA Australia.

CPA Australia publishes four podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting:

Search for them in your podcast platform.

You can email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

 

Jan 22, 2024

With Interest presents an episode from CPA Australia's INTHEBLACK Out Loud podcast.

While learning a programming language was once the domain of IT specialists, today it starts in primary school. This is because programming unlocks the full power of computers to perform difficult tasks and answer complex queries.

While accountants already take advantage of tools like Microsoft Excel, a simple programming language like Python helps to streamline workflows and improve data manipulation when deeper insight is needed.

Listen to the full episode.

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INTHEBLACK Out Loud is presented by CPA Australia.

CPA Australia publishes four podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting:

Search for them in your podcast platform.

You can email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

Jan 8, 2024

With Interest presents an episode from CPA Australia's INTHEBLACK  podcast.

Unlock long-term career success by honing your communications skills.

In this episode you’ll discover why these abilities are crucial and how you can elevate your soft skills to give your accounting and finance career a lift. Tune in now.

Host: Jacqueline Blondell, Content Editor, CPA Australia
Guest: Professor Nick McGuigan FCPA teaches at Monash Business School. He teaches finance and accounting leaders about the value of communication and its growing role for the profession.

INTHEBLACK has insights on today’s topic, including how to communicate complex financial information.

For more thought leadership, Nick McGuigan co-wrote a paper on the subject of art, technology and accounting.

McGuigan has also written a paper on the development of integrative thinking and has been part of a mycelium and accounting project, which was subsequently reported on.

Additionally, there are examples of the way accounting is communicated at organisations such as TJ Accounting Consultants and Fox and Hare Financial Advice.

For added background, head to the creative accounting research project at Coventry University and the Accountability Institute.

You can also watch the Dating an Accountant project and read about how you measure love.

CPA Australia publishes three podcasts, providing commentary and thought leadership across business, finance, and accounting:

Search for them in your podcast platform.

You can email the podcast team at podcasts@cpaaustralia.com.au

 
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