AFS recognised as industry leaders

AFS has been recognised as an industry leader in Acuity Magazine, the national journal for Australian and New Zealand Chartered Accountants.

AFS has been interviewed on topics surrounding team culture and the Federal Budget. The following titles link to the full article.


Bolster your team with a soft skills approach

How a focus on soft skills can foster a creative, collaborative work environment that will help young CAs find their voice.

In brief

  • Business leaders need a soft skills approach that is collaborative and aligns with core values
  • Knowing your team and understanding the communication styles they respond best to is key
  • A creative environment will build strong foundations to house good ideas.

Read the full article here.


What CAs want from Budget 2017-18

Acuity interviewed a cross section of chartered accountants to find out what they want to see Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison deliver in Budget 2017-18.

In brief

  • Budget 2017-18 needs to be fair and balanced, meeting the needs of society now, while not passing on a debt burden to future generations.
  • The government should stop putting on patches to prevent the boat from sinking, and start looking to replace the parts of the boat that are rotting.
  • More targeted child care benefits are needed, along with regulation that encourages parents to go back to work.

Read the full article here.


Three simple steps for impressing your new boss

What young CAs should do to help ensure they make the right impression on their new boss.

In brief

  • Being authentic and genuine is equally as important as appearance
  • How you represent yourself will impact how others view your work ethic
  • Be positive, collaborate and identify opportunities that will set you apart.

Read the full article here.