15Apr
By: Cherry Birch On: April 15, 2020

Last month I wrote my first blog with this title. I commented that I thought ‘unprecedented’ would be the most used word in 2020, and today one of my connections on LinkedIn thought that ‘pivot’ was another one – which she was already sick of hearing. So, hopefully without...

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07Apr
By: Cherry Birch On: April 7, 2020

  Hosted by Lorissa Garcia with special guest speaker Cherry Birch February 2020 CALLING ALL #HR #PeoplePeople Listen in to Lorissa Garcia’s February Virtual HR Roundtable, where HR Practitioners and Leaders from across the globe will get insights on how understanding People, Money and Metrics can give you the...

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30Mar
By: Cherry Birch On: March 30, 2020

CoachAid20 is open for bookings with sessions commencing on Monday 30th March CoachAid20 is a platform where you are provided with a free one-hour coaching conversation with a Professional Coach, anywhere in the world, to work through a professional issue you may have, due to you working from home....

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24Mar
By: Cherry Birch On: March 24, 2020

I was reflecting overnight that ‘unprecedented’ is on track to be the most used word in 2020! None of us have seen anything like this before and we are all impacted. Like many of you, our work at Financial Training Australia has been severely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic....

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18Mar
By: Cherry Birch On: March 18, 2020

This week I was reminded once again of the need to help Board members with their financial literacy. Despite our lessons from Centro, my observation is that many people are joining Boards – especially Not for Profit ones – without having had the benefit, and/or possibly not recognising the...

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17Feb
By: Cherry Birch On: February 17, 2020

A recent survey by Oracle has highlighted what many of us have seen time and time again – Finance sees things differently from Operations! The results revealed: Finance leaders expect to spend more on marketing, IT, sales, and payroll this year. 63% of non-finance execs say they expect higher...

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05Feb
By: Cherry Birch On: February 5, 2020

I am delighted to be the guest speaker for Lorissa Garcia later this month at her HR Round Table. I am excited to be addressing the financial aspects of being perceived as a trusted business partner. If you are in an HR role, then you have probably heard: “HR...

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28Jan
By: Cherry Birch On: January 28, 2020

A PWC survey found that companies are experiencing increased fraud as part of an overall increase in economic crime around the globe. Reported economic crime has increased over the last few years and is continuing to increase. As a result, companies face ever-increasing risks of fraud. In response, companies...

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24Jan
By: Cherry Birch On: January 24, 2020

As we have an outpouring of heartfelt sympathy to the bush fire victims and all those businesses impacted by this catastrophe, so many people have dug deep to contribute to various charities. It seems incredible to hear that some unscrupulous people have decided to take advantage of people’s generosity...

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14Jan
By: Cherry Birch On: January 14, 2020

Are you back to work, full of energy, passion and 2020 Vision? Whilst it is early in the new year (and decade!) and it is still quiet in the office, you are taking the time to set yourself up for a big year. It is a great time to...

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