We have been hearing from firms since the last quarter of 2021 of the difficulties they are experiencing in attracting and retaining personnel, as well as the expectation of staff for more significant salary reviews, particularly amongst the Eastern States. This seems to be on everyone’s lips based on the number of questions we are…

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With the initial results of our December 2021 Charge Rates & Salaries Benchmarking report released prior to Christmas, we have been able to update both participating and non-participating firms with the very latest key performance indictors within Australia’s public accounting firms. This report is suitable for sole practitioners all the way through to second tier…

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We recently released our 2021 Efficiency and Productivity Reports which highlight the number of hours charged to clients, as well as the revenue produced, by various personnel within firms. This data is often utilised by firms to assess excess capacity amongst its resources, as well as set salaries and performance targets, finetune budgets and forecast…

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How Can Write Offs be Better Managed? As part of our recent June Benchmarking Survey, write off averages seemingly suggested an improvement for the 2017 financial year, with ten of the seventeen regions reporting a better result. That said, we continue to see some pretty significant results within a number of firms individually leading us…

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Is Your Firm as Efficient and Productive as it Could Be In September we released our latest efficiency and productivity benchmarks based on the 2016 FY. I thought it may be helpful to revisit some of the traditional targets firms have historically utilised and comment on some more recent trends within this space. So, two…

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