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Uni to shake-up courses for accountants as employer demands change An Australian university is currently developing a new set of credentials for the accounting profession, in response to industry feedback calling for more soft skill supp...
Technical hiccup sees anxious wait for CA students Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand students have now received their term two results, after a technical glitch caused delays leading into the long weekend. ...
Over a quarter of tax agents fail CPE audit More than one in four tax practitioners have failed to comply with their continuing professional education records, the Tax Practitioners Board has revealed. Writ...
60% of CAs to ditch advice if new education changes pass A survey of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand membership revealed 60 per cent of accountants providing financial advice will drop the offering if new ed...
Associations’ CPD value under question, new poll shows Close to half of accounting professionals in a recent poll believe their professional body’s continuing professional development (CPD) does not cater to their needs, ad...
Accounting education tipped to face ‘enormous mismatch’ Australia’s accounting education standard could be facing “enormous mismatch” if major reforms to the tertiary system are not considered, says one big four firm. ...
Accountants hang on despite ratings crash for finance sector The ethical image of accountants and tax agents have continued to hold firm despite a dramatic drop in confidence in the banking, finance, and insurance industry in light...
New standards tipped to downplay traditional educators The federal government’s education plans for financial advisers and licensed accountants are becoming clearer, and will encompass downplaying the traditional role of v...
1,000+ tax agents set for CPD audit Tax agents will soon have their continuing professional development (CPD) records reviewed by the Tax Practitioners Board, as part of a broader assessment of mandatory ed...
Walker Wayland puts ‘time and money’ into live benchmarking Firms within the Walker Wayland network have adopted live benchmarking against each other as it seeks to leverage data to improve internal and client engagement practices...
CPA ‘vanity project’ spotlights accountant, licensee frictions The long-predicted fall of CPA Advice provides vital learnings for accountants who are looking to become authorised under an AFSL, and points to the continued cultural c...
CPAs scramble as 90-day notice period, education deadlines loom Authorised representatives of the fallen CPA Advice have just months to find a new dealer group, or they risk not complying with federal government’s incoming education...