LATEST ASA NEWS:

Advice: Don’t Ignore The 30s

Last year, life insurers paid benefits of R14,4 billion (34 100 claims). Medical schemes (2016/17) paid R136 billion in ‘relevant healthcare expenditure’. Our consumer debt is estimated at over R1,6 trillion with 11 million consumers over-indebted. Read the full article here.

Focus: The Millennial CA a Complex Asset

The business world is ever changing and with tech taking over, cryptocurrencies coming to the fore and ever-advancing efficiencies, millennial CAs could be a company’s greatest asset. The only problem is how to effectively manage this potential.  Read the full article here.

Focus: 7 Forces That Will Change the Way You Work

Technological and social forces are transforming how work gets done, who doesit , and even what work looks like. And while technology can make workers more productive, there will be significant turbulence as organisations grapple with the complexity and unpredictability of a changing workforce.  Read the full article here.

ASA: October 2018 Issue

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IN THE NEWS:

Julia Christelis CA(SA) has been appointed Associate Director at Accounting and Financial Advisory (AFA)

Julia Christelis, a former senior manager with Deloitte South Africa, has been appointed Associate Director at Accounting and Financial Advisory (AFA). A registered Chartered Accountant and member of the SAICA: South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, Julia’s areas of expertise include the technology, media and telecommunications industries. She joined Deloitte in 2009, and has held […]

Safiyya Carrim CA(SA) has been appointed Associate Director at KPMG South Africa

Safiyya Carrim CA (SA) has been appointed Associate Director at KPMG South Africa. Safiyya joined KPMG in 2010 and has held various senior positions, including Senior Manager and Audit Manager. A Chartered Accountant and experienced Information Technology Auditor, she has a BComm from the University of Johannesburg. Source: NOW Network of Women

Recession? Retrenchments? Cost cutting?

Rooting out ‘negligent procurement spend and invisible inventory’ – the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) dilemma By Dr Jan Nell Executive Summary How does MRO spend affect your statement of profit and loss and balance sheet? ‘How do we put our balance sheet on a diet?’ Introduction According to Brian Andrew, a speaker at the […]

South Africa’s Latest Mining Charter: What’s New and Who Wins

South African Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe issued a new Mining Charter last week, seeking to reduce uncertainty and boost investment in the sector. Read the full article here.