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Transparency Report 2021

31 October 2021
Quality is the absolute cornerstone for RSM. Our 2021 Transparency Report, prepared in accordance with Section 332 of the Corporations Act 2001 provides an overview of our framework for audit quality.

Fourth control premium study by RSM Australia reveals control premiums have risen sharply

15 September 2021
RSM Australia (RSM), one of Australia’s largest mid-tier accounting firms, has revealed the findings of its latest control premium study, undertaken in partnership with Curtin University.

Control Premium Study 2021

8 September 2021
RSM’s 2021 Control Premium Study - a study of 605 successful transactions and schemes of arrangement in Australia and 131 in New Zealand, completed between 1 July 2005 and 31 December 2020.

thinkBIG - Succession Planning

1 August 2021
For most privately owned and family firms, succession means planning for the sale of your business or handing over control to other family members when you retire. In this report, we not only look at the details for a successful succession plan, but we also take a look at timelines for the best execution of a succession plan.

thinkBIG: Data Analytics

18 February 2021
Now, more than ever, businesses are thinking about their ongoing success and growth.  Creating a business culture that values and seeks out data-driven insights, could just be the key to better decision making. Data analytics enables businesses to create a plan to solve virtually any business problem, from customer targeting to determining

thinkBIG report: Data Analytics

3 February 2021
Now, more than ever, businesses are thinking about their ongoing success and growth.  Creating a business culture that values and seeks out data-driven insights, could just be the key to better decision making.

thinkBIG | Superannuation strategies through the ages

3 June 2020
Over the course of your working life, you will build up your superannuation fund through regular contributions from your employer. As you progress through life, you will have the opportunity to engage with your superannuation and look at investment options. 

COVID-19: Government assistance measures

5 April 2020
There have been a number of announcements made in recent weeks about Federal and State Government stimulus packages available to assist businesses and individuals with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

State and Territory Government Announcements | COVID-19

2 April 2020
See below a summary of State tax measures for NT, ACT, NSW, VIC, TAS, QLD, SA and WA This information is current as of 2 April 2020​.

Federal Government’s third stimulus | JobKeeper Package

30 March 2020
Six million people to benefit from new COVID-19 JobKeeper payments, including gig economy workers. As businesses struggle to deal with a cash flow crisis whilst fighting a health crisis, the Federal Government has announced the JobKeeper Payment which could help around six million Australian workers.

Federal Government’s second economic stimulus package

22 March 2020
An analysis of COVID-19 measures announced 22 March 2020. Over the last few weeks, state governments have released stimulus packages directly impacting families and businesses. Our experts have analysed how these measures will impact you.

Resources to deal with the impact of COVID-19

16 March 2020
As businesses feel and start to assess the impact of the coronavirus taking into consideration factors such as falling demand, diminished workforce mobility and leaner supply chains, we have put together latest economic insights, ideas and resources to help you navigate the outbreak's fallout.

The 2030 Big Picture series

15 February 2020
Regional Australia is fundamental to the strength and vitality of our national economy. The Australian economy is largely driven by Australia's agriculture, forestry, fishing and mining industries, predominantly located in regional Australia.

10 must-haves for organic business growth

10 February 2020
Going for growth - Strategies for generating new business Every business wants to grow, but not all businesses know how to grow in a sustainable and profitable way.

2019-20 Australian bushfires - support for those affected

1 February 2020
When the 2019-20 Australian bushfire season began in June 2019 with several serious uncontrolled fires, few would have imagined that it would turn into the biggest catastrophe we would have to face as a nation in a very long time.