Date posted: 2/10/2017 5 min read

Acuity magazine October/November 2017 issue now available

The October/November 2017 issue of Acuity magazine, featuring former Obama adviser Pippa Malmgren on the cover, is now available.

In Brief

  • The October/November 2017 issue of Acuity magazine is now available, offering fresh ideas, insight and foresight on matters of economics, business and finance.
  • This issue features interviews with Dr Pippa Malmgren, Dennis Robertson, Serjit Singh CA, Brian McEnery and Tanya Kirker CA.
  • Acuity magazine is published bi-monthly

The October/November 2017 issue of Acuity magazine, featuring author and former Obama advisor Dr Pippa Malmgren on the cover, is now available.  

Across 114 pages, the newly published October/November 2017 issue of Acuity magazine offers fresh ideas, insight and foresight on matters of economics, business and finance.  

Inside this issue

Here’s a snapshot of what you’ll find in the October/November 2017 issue of Acuity magazine.

  • New world audit: Former Obama advisor Dr Pippa Malmgren on defending democracy from the tyranny of big data.
  • Words from a leader: Rob Scott CA, new CEO of conglomerate Wesfarmers shares his insights into leadership learned through business and elite-level sport. 
  • Where in the world: In his role with Royal Dutch Shell in Kuala Lumper, Tax Lead for four countries Serjit Singh CA gets involved with almost all aspects of the business, and feels more like a business partner than a tax adviser.
  • Voice of experience: Dennis Robertson FCA sat on CA ANZ’s Disciplinary Tribunal for three decades, gaining insight into how CAs approached a hearing. 
  • Bank recovery: Regulation of the industry needs to be tight if we are to minimise the risk of another GFC, warns Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Global President Brian McEnery. 
  • Diversify and stay relevant: how can compliance-focussed accountancy practitioners diversify to stay relevant?
  • Five tips for successful technology innovation: Make your business work faster, smarter and better overall by taking an inventory of your process then using technology to create positive changes.
  • Navigating SMEs through disruption: While competition is not a new phenomenon for small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the current era of disruption poses additional challenges. 
  • Life after CA: What becomes of the baby boomers who need to turn a career in chartered accounting into a new working life? 
  • A view from…Alice Springs: It’s small. It’s isolated and it’s very hot. But for Tanya Kirker CA, living and working in Alice Springs in the Australian Outback is just right. 
  • Shifting to a five-hour working day: A small Tasmanian accounting and financial services firm has offered staff a five-hour working day on full salary. 
  • All work and no play? The accounting profession has a reputation for working its people hard. But does the traditional image of these number-loving professionals burning the mid-night oil still hold true? 
  • Big league recovery: When its board was sacked and the club stripped of competition points, the Parramatta Eels turned to CA Bernie Gurr.
  • Managing mental health and work: Arthur Kirk FCA talks about managing his own mental health issues while helping others who are struggling with similar problems. 

You’ll find all of this, and much, much more, in the October/November 2017 issue of Acuity magazine. Subscribe now to get our print magazine delivered to your door six times a year.

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