Where have all the accountants gone?

What’s an accountant’s idea of trashing his hotel room? Refusing to fill out the guest comment card.

Where have all the accountants gone?

The Federal Government’s skill shortage list indicates the last time there was a shortage of accountants in Australia was in 2008. Until recently, data shows there has consistently been enough accountants to meet the job vacancy need. In other words, it’s been an employer’s market.

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CPA calls for subsidised skills training, more migrants

Taxpayers will need to subsidise education and training courses and older workers will have to be encouraged to rejoin the workforce to fill “critical” skills shortages across the economy, a major accounting body has warned ahead of this week’s Jobs and Skills Summit.

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Are humans any match for robo-advisers?

Can actual human financial advisers match the low-cost offerings of faceless advice platforms with sophisticated computer algorithms? Well, yes.

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 A countdown to the global financial crisis

The world was hit with the global finance crisis (GFC) in 2007, but 15 years on have we learned any lessons? A new book takes a timely look at the GFC from a fresh perspective.

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