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Something new under the southern sky, or; what in the world is the CPTPP?

Dated: March 21, 2018

This month, Australia and New Zealand, along with nine other Asia-Pacific nations signed one of the largest and most progressive free trade agreements in history. The agreement opens up new trade opportunities for Aussie and Kiwi exporters and businesses, covering a market of 495 million people, or 6.8 per cent of world population. Signed onContinue reading 

Dare to be different

Dated: December 22, 2017

We are in a rapidly changing business environment. In 1965 the average lifespan of a Fortune 500 company was 60 years. Today it is less than 12 years! Closer to home, 50 per cent of the Australian S&P 500 index will be replaced in 10 years. 20 per cent face delisting in the next fiveContinue reading 

Dare to be different

Dated: December 22, 2017

  We are in a rapidly changing business environment. In 1965 the average lifespan of a Fortune 500 company was 60 years. Today it is less than 12 years! Closer to home, 50 per cent of the Australian S&P 500 index will be replaced in 10 years. 20 per cent face delisting in the nextContinue reading 

Employee Motivation

Dated: December 21, 2017

By Gabe Faponle – Senior Client Services Manager – Audit & Assurance Employees are the resources that turn vision into reality in the workplace. They are like engines that keep the train moving, and they need to be well oiled to ensure the train keeps chugging along. Motivation is the secret sauce and the grease that keepsContinue reading 

Attributes Required for Directors

Dated: October 9, 2017

As a member of a board, and an Auditor Partner who attends numerous company board meetings as an observer, I am often asked what attributes to look for when selecting a board member. There is no simple answer, and no “one size fits all” for entities. Each organisation needs to understand and assess the skills,Continue reading 

Attributes Required for Directors

Dated: October 9, 2017

Leah Russell – Senior Partner – Audit and Assurance As a member of a board, and an Auditor Partner who attends numerous company board meetings as an observer, I am often asked what attributes to look for when selecting a board member. There is no simple answer, and no “one size fits all” for entities.Continue reading 

The Findex Family Office – One year on

Dated: October 5, 2017

By Spiro Paule – CEO Over the past couple of years, there’s been a significant shift in the financial services industry that we have been predicting. With increased automation and cloud-based technology at the forefront of change and disruption, there’s a deep-seated thirst and demand for traditional financial services businesses to deliver more value toContinue reading