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April 2015

1 April 2015

Are we losing touch? The numbers are mind-boggling. Google logs more than a billion searches every day. On YouTube, 63 hours of content gets loaded every minute and on Facebook there are more than 800 million updates every day. The average smartphone user checks his or her pho...
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ANALYSIS: Real estate 2020 Building the future

1 August 2014

Ilse French and Pierre de Villiers have looked into the likely changes in the real estate landscape over the c... More

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VIEWPOINT: CLEVENUE


1 April 2015


That is, clever revenue On my latest trip to the Nespresso store at the V&A, I was reminded once again ... More

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ANALYSIS: NEW AUDITOR’S REPORT


1 April 2015


Comments by auditors immediately following the global financial crisis that they had had a ‘good’ crisis ... More

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VIEWPOINT: PRICING A SANDWICH


1 April 2015


Smaller families, longer life expectancy, and late parenthood in life mean that the number of people ‘sandwi... More

INFLUENCE: YIELDING SUCCESS FOR NATION-BUILDING


1 April 2015


Aspiring CAs(SA) achieved an 86% pass rate in the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) that was written... More

INFLUENCE: APC ACHIEVES GOALS


1 April 2015


As the first cycle of the new Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) is completed, it is appropriate to r... More

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VIEWPOINT: CAN FINANCE INNOVATE?


1 April 2015


Contrary to popular belief, the most creative teams do not solely consist of blue sky dreamers. Groups with a ... More

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VIEWPOINT: ARE YOU COVERED FOR DISABILITY?


1 April 2015


This article is the fourth in a series of six that explores six common mistakes that can negatively impact one... More

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INFLUENCE: APC ACHIEVERS


1 April 2015


Hard work, long hours and dedication … That’s what it took for these ten APC achievers to make the honours... More

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UP-TO-DATE: Keeping you informed of business today


1 April 2015


Our youth are the future leaders of our generation We are all familiar with the above saying. And Alvin Tof... More

INFLUENCE: THE DEVELOPMENT OF PERVASIVE SKILLS


1 April 2015


When are pervasive skills developed: in the academic, training, or professional programme? Monique Strauss-Kee... More

ANALYSIS: FOCUS ON KEY AUDIT MATTERS


1 April 2015


The most significant enhancement in auditor reporting in recent history, at the heart of the call from investo... More