ANALYSIS: PERFORMANCE AUDITING WHY EVERY ORDINARY CITIZEN SHOULD TAKE AN ACTIVE INTEREST

It is crucial that those given stewardship over fiscal resources be accountable on effective execution of their mandates for government programmes to have a positive impact.  Performance auditing is one weapon that can achieve this Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced the three-year budget (2016/17 to 2018/19) on 24 February 2016 … MORE

Sustainability and diversity of experience are top of mind for SA directors

The biggest issue on the minds of South African directors is that of sustainability, according to a new report on global corporate governance released by Grant Thornton. In the report entitled Boards of the future: steering organisations to thrive, 76% of South African business executives highlighted sustainability as a key … MORE

Are South African Companies Ready for Tax Disruption?

There is no doubt that tax authority activity has been rising steadily in recent times as financially strained governments press for higher revenue collections and media and public attitudes harden against perceived corporate tax avoidance. The audit activity has increased across the board with international tax and transfer pricing in … MORE

CA WORLD: WHY ARE THE CEOS OF FOUR OF SA’S BIG FIVE BANKS CAS(SA)?

South Africa’s high-profile banking industry is highly regarded – not only here but throughout the world.  A cogent reason for their impressive international standing is the quality of their management. Here’s what lies behind the nature of that quality This question may well be extended into the broader reaches of … MORE