About Lachlan Colquhoun

Lachlan Colquhoun has been a journalist for more than three decades, and has written for some of the world's best known mastheads such as the Financial Times, the South China Morning Post, and The Australian Financial Review.

He was the Hong Kong-based Asia business correspondent for the London Evening Standard from 1998-2002 and has also worked extensively in broadcast journalism, as a producer and documentary maker for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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  1. Competency testing - a new tool in recruiting?

    Giles Pearson FCA says frustration led him to develop an online testing company, accountests.com, with the aim of helping businesses find good finance staff, as well as reducing bad hires...

  2. Is fake meat the way of the future?

    As the cost to manufacture “laboratory meat” falls, the Australian and New Zealand meat industries are looking at how their products fit into the dinner menus of tomorrow...

  3. Dave Whittle's winning formula for leadership

    Simplicity and the creative use of data vital to successful business transformation says digital native Dave Whittle...

  4. Driverless cars and the future of automobiles

    The future of automobiles is bearing down on us and nobody is at the wheel...

  5. Gunning for drones

    How can we protect our privacy against badly-behaved drones? CA Claire Newey, CFO of DroneShield in Sydney works with business and government to detect, block and repel invasive drones...

  6. Could RPA be the tool you really need?

    Robotic process automation (RPA) is transforming the way accountants work. This IT automation isn’t killing jobs, it’s making them better...

  7. Technology is making tax compliance less taxing

    It’s easier to pay tax in New Zealand and Bhutan than Australia. But Hong Kong is simplest of all, finds Paying Taxes 2019...

  8. Meet New Zealand’s new Controller and Auditor-General

    In this Q&A, Acuity chats with Martin Matthews FCA, New Zealand’s newly elected Controller and Auditor-General...

  9. Domestic violence policies can save lives

    A workplace can offer practical – even life-saving – support to victims of domestic violence...

  10. The future looks good on paper

    Ask Michael Boggs CA, chief executive of New Zealand media conglomerate (NZME), whether he sees a bright future for newspapers and the answer is a resounding “yes”...

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