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Enter This Year’s Top 35-Under-35

Are you a CA(SA) or do you know any fellow CAs(SA) that is an extraordinary young businessman and woman? Then it’s time to enter or nominate yourself or someone else for this year’s Top-35-Under-35 Competition. This initiative recognises and rewards young CAs(SA) who are trailblazers and leaders in their own right. The Top 35-Under-35 awards […]

*Sponsored Content: Partnering with women on their rise to the top

Investec is committed to partnering with women as they rise and is celebrating women who are at the top of their game – in business, education and sport. Investec South Africa is using this year’s International Women’s Day, Friday 8 March, to launch its ‘Women on the Rise’ Campaign which salutes and celebrates its year-round […]

Help your team understand what data is and isn’t good for

Leaders today increasingly turn to big data and advanced analytics in hopes of solving their most pressing problems, whether it’s a drop-off of repeat customers, a shift in consumption patterns, or an attempt to reach new markets. The prevailing thought is that more data is better, especially given advancements in tools and technologies such as […]

CAs(SA) at the leading edge of Disruption: The Uber Case Study

Technological disruption is so radically transforming industries across the spectrum that it is referred to as the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. At the forefront of this global revolution are chartered accountants like Frans Hiemstra, head of partner channels at Uber. While almost every industry, from finance to farming, is impacted, Uber stands out as one of […]

CPD: Proposed Deferral of IFRS 17

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) at its meeting on 14 November 2018 tentatively decided to propose that: The mandatory effective date of IFRS 17, Insurance Contracts (IFRS 17), be deferred by one year, to 2022, and The fixed expiry date for the optional temporary exemption from applying IFRS 9, Financial Instruments (IFRS 9), which […]

Can Investments be Ethical?

Alcohol, tobacco, pollution, gun control and discrimination are but a few of some very emotive issues and at the forefront of current debates. Increasingly, they take prominence in who we vote for, who we do business with and where we invest. But should you trade off ethics and investing? Wealth AdvisorMike Lledo CA(SA) Independent Financial […]

IN THE NEWS:

Alexander Forbes brings back finance manager Bruce Bydawell CA(SA) to stabilise management team

The new CFO has been with the financial services group, which has lost eight top managers in recent months, for more than 16 years After five months without a CFO, Alexander Forbes has appointed a member of the old guard to the position as the company tries to stabilise its executive management team. The pension […]

Altron appoints Cedric Miller CA(SA) as Chief Financial Officer

JSE-listed Altron has appointed Cedric Miller as chief financial officer (CFO). Miller, who will join the technology Group on 1 May 2019, has more than 27 years’ financial and accounting experience, having worked extensively in global investment and retail banking. Mteto Nyati, Altron Group chief executive said: “Cedric brings a wealth of knowledge to our […]

Enter This Year’s Top 35-Under-35

Are you a CA(SA) or do you know any fellow CAs(SA) that is an extraordinary young businessman and woman? Then it’s time to enter or nominate yourself or someone else for this year’s Top-35-Under-35 Competition. This initiative recognises and rewards young CAs(SA) who are trailblazers and leaders in their own right. The Top 35-Under-35 awards […]

Samantha Sequeira CA(SA) named Huge Group CFO

JSE-listed Huge Group has appointed former Virgin Mobile SA financial director as its new chief financial officer (CFO, with effect from 25 March. In a statement, the company says Sequeira is a chartered accountant with experience in the telecommunications industry, having previously been financial director of Virgin Mobile SA. During her tenure at Virgin Mobile, […]