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2019 Transparency Report

1 October 2019
Quality is the absolute cornerstone for RSM. Our 2019 Transparency Report, prepared in accordance with Section 332 of the Corporations Act 2001 provides an overview of our framework for audit quality.

thinkBIG 2019

22 August 2019
The pulse of the SME sector. thinkBIG is a series of reports for small business owners, highlighting and exploring areas of interest for growing businesses.

Mega Trends Series

1 July 2019
Exploring the key trends impacting the financial services sector. RSM's new Mega Trends series will delve into the global trends that will impact a constantly evolving financial services landscape, brought about through an increase in emerging competition, technological change and digital disruption.

State Budget Analysis 2019-20

1 June 2019
Here's a closer look at the key changes to come out of the 2019 State Budgets for ACT, VIC, NSW, SA and QLD.  From stamp duty reform to payroll tax changes, our experts determine how these announcements will impact you and your business.

Considering going IPO? Here's what you need to know.

1 May 2019
As businesses which have publicly listed will attest, the decision to go IPO isn’t a destination – it’s a journey and one which typically is many months, if not years, in the making.

Federal Budget 2019-20 Report

2 April 2019
The 2019-20 Federal Budget was brought forward from May to 2 April with the unabashed motive of improving the Coalition’s election prospects in May 2019. Roy Morgan’s February 2019 poll puts the ALP at 52.5% and the Coalition at 47.5% of the two party preferred vote.

The 2030 Big Picture Series - Western Australia

20 February 2019
Perspectives on the economic opportunities for the South West of Western Australia.

thinkBIG 2018 - Business Growth

28 May 2018
Innovate for growth within the age of disruption.

Federal Budget 2018-19 Report

10 May 2018
Hip hip hooray,no surprises today! Have you ever attended a surprise birthday party that didn’t end up being a surprise?  Federal Budget nights used to be like a surprise birthday party. They were eagerly anticipated and proceeded by suspense and speculation.

thinkBIG 2018 - Superannuation

16 April 2018
Discussing the real impact of the overhaul to the superannuation system - what now? Two years on, the impact is clearer.

The Economist Intelligence Unit whitepaper released

9 November 2017
National Executive Partner and Managing Partner of the Brisbane office, Andrew Graham, recently took part in research for the Connecting Commerce: Business confidence in the digital environment whitepaper, written by Th

Share-Based Payment Schemes – Your Options and Understanding Performance Rights

7 July 2017
What are the main accounting and business considerations in share-based payment schemes?

thinkBIG 2017

31 May 2017

Control Premium Study 2017

20 April 2017
RSM’s 2017 Control Premium Study - a study of 463 successful transactions initiated in the 11 years to 30 June 2016.

Women on Boards - Digital literacy for Boards

20 December 2016
A panel discussion moderated by Catherine Walter AM with speakers Lyndsey Cattermole and Susan Oliver.

Defining cyber risk. A view from the directors chair.

29 November 2016
Tim Daly, Group Manager Risk, Security and Service Management at AEMO, recently discussed cyber risks at the Sydney Women on Boards luncheon. INTRODUCTION

Business Acquisition and Impairment Review 2016

21 June 2016
2016 edition now available. Get your copy today. Gain key insights into the financial reporting impact of acquisitions made during the 2013, 2014 and 2015 financial years.

Women on boards - Demographic change: How do boards respond?

23 May 2016
A panel discussion moderated by Sue O’Connor With panelists Jane Hemstritch, Sylvia Falzon and Rita Harris

Doing Business in Australia

20 May 2016
This report provides a broad overview of issues relevant to undertaking business activities in Australia and looks at -

Succession planning report

19 May 2016
Understanding the current perceptions of business owners towards succession planning.

The rise of the 'walking dead': companies in distress and avoiding the pitfalls

10 May 2016
After last year’s announcement that the ATO is getting tougher on tax collection, many Australian businesses that were barely surviving before are apparently edging ever closer to insolvency.

Budget 2016 - Property & Construction

4 May 2016
Key announcements No changes to negative gearing as expected.  National Infrastructure Plan – the Government reaffirmed its commitment to invest $50 billion in infrastructure in relation to various projects across the States and Territories.

Budget 2016 for Agribusiness

3 May 2016
Key announcements Whilst there are no specific incentives for Agribusiness, many of the proposed changes will impact this sector including:

Women on Boards - Personal brand with Margaret Jackson AC

16 December 2015
The following is a synopsis of Margaret Jackson's presentation from our October 2015 Melbourne Women on Boards lunch.