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April 2014

1 April 2014

The world’s population reached 7 billion in October 2011 and this inspired a US organisation called 100 People Foundation to do some research and frame the global population as 100 people based on the statistics gathered. The statistics make for interesting reading. Of the 1...
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New Accounting Standards Rile South African Businesses

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South African firms are bracing themselves for the introduction of new accounting standards which will address... More

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Special Report – Education nation


1 April 2014


Education is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “the process of receiving or giving systematic instruction,... More

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Special Report – It’s not just about the numbers


1 April 2014


So you’re a CA(SA). You’ve studied for years and you’re a highly qualified professional with lots of wor... More

INFLUENCE: SAICA response to a Finweek opinion piece


1 April 2014


In January, Finweek published an opinion piece written by Johan Fourie, an Economics lecturer at Stellenbosch ... More

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LIFESTYLE: Motoring: Subaru Forester XT


1 April 2014


Subaru has always been different in its design and styling. The Forester has been a huge success with families... More

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VIEWPOINT: Anchoring reference point


1 April 2014


Prospect Theory shows us that we measure gains and losses relative to a set reference point or status quo (see... More

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INFLUENCE: Streamline, enhance budget


1 April 2014


Budgeting and forecasting are major tasks for the ‘office of finance’ in any organisation and the collecti... More

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INFLUENCE: Fraud and corruption Back to basics


1 April 2014


We live in testing and uncertain times, with global and local economies struggling to come to grips with slow ... More

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ANALYSIS: In the interest of arm’s length financial assistance


1 April 2014


While Doris Lessing, British novelist, poet and playwright, had the luxury of believing that “borrowing is n... More

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VIEWPOINT: Marikana and e-tolls


1 April 2014


Maintaining good stakeholder relations is ‘the right thing’ for companies to do, but how many pay lip serv... More

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LIFESTYLE: Gadgets


1 April 2014


HP HP Officejet Pro X Series Businesses can save time and money with the next generation of inkjet pri... More

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


1 April 2014


ECONOMIC CRIME REMAINS A SERIOUS ISSUE Economic crime remains a serious challenge to business leaders, gove... More