GBE REPORTING FRAMEWORK DEBATE CONTINUES

The Accounting Standards Board proposes alternative reporting frameworks for major public entities and government business enterprises to give effect to the constitutional mandate of a uniform reporting framework for all entities in the public sector. Tsholo Tshoke explains The Accounting Standards Board (ASB) is yet to make a final decision about the reporting framework to…

INFLUENCE: TECHNOLOGY REPORT

The digital tsunami BYOD: Are you missing the boat? Cloud power, mobile productivity Gadgets Report, analyse and predict business performance   THE DIGITAL TSUNAMI The digital tsunami is fast approaching and all previous changes in business will pale into insignificance. Business will have to change dramatically in the next few years on all levels, writes…

INFLUENCE: MAKING REPORTING PROFITABLE

For companies to take integrated reporting seriously, these must deliver proper returns, as much as any other product or service. The new Sustainable Value Matrix is just one means of extracting genuine value from your integrated report, writes Clive Lotter A regular gripe among those responsible for preparing integrated reports is that these waste management…

INFLUENCE: MAKE YOURSELF INDISPENSABLE

Although it’s true that no one is truly irreplaceable, it is possible to become a star employee that colleagues admire, competitors desire and employers would fight to keep. By Niteske Marshall You’re good at your job, your manager loves you and you feel you make an enormously positive contribution to the company – great! But…

INFLUENCE: GROWING YOUR OWN TIMBER

How do we streamline financial management at municipal level so that we address the problem of qualified audits? We simple answer is to provide chartered accountants to serve these municipalities  – to grow one’s own timber so to speak. By Yuven Gounden When the then KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Finance, Ina Cronjé, entered into a partnership…

INFLUENCE: ADVANCE YOUR CAREER

Self-awareness plays a key role if you want to advance your career and in terms of what you want to achieve in life, says Nickolette Assy Self-awareness is about knowing who you are: becoming clear about what you are good at; understanding what you can do and what you need to work at; and what…