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Accounting Technician [AT(SA)], Associate General Accountant [AGA(SA)] and Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)].

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ANALYSIS: FINANCIAL REPORTING FRAMEWORKS: CHANGES FOR GBES

The withdrawal of Statements of Generally Accepted Accounting Practice (GAAP) has had far-reaching effects on financial reporting in the public sector, particularly government business enterprises (GBEs).  Tsholo Tshoke explains the impact of the withdrawal of Statements of GAAP on GBEs The constitution requires the National Treasury to develop measures to ensure transparent reporting of revenues,…

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SPECIAL REPORT: THE FUTURE OF ETHICS

THE FUTURE OF ETHICS ETHICS & CORPORATE GOVERNANCE DEFINITION OF ‘ETHICS’ DECONSTRUCTED COMMERCE WITHOUT MORALITY THE FUTURE OF ETHICS The novelist Elie Wiesel once said that there may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. The accounting profession needs to stand…

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LEAD: Profile: Mentorship engrained

Mentorship, always critical to accounting and audit, is evolving into as much an external as an internal prerogative. As mentorship is engrained in our everyday activities, many CA(SA)s have outreached to their communities as mentors. By Eamonn Ryan One grassroots project typical of the desire of many CAs(SA) and trainees to assist particularly in areas…

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SPECIAL FEATURE: INSURANCE

2016 Top global risks The new world of insurance Knowing when to Reinvent Discovery’s business model Pay attention to avoid financial losses 2016 TOP GLOBAL RISKS From the environment to international security and the coming Fourth Industrial Revolution, the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2016 finds risks on the rise in 2016. Oliver Cann…

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COVER STORY: From local to global

CEO of W. Consulting Bruce Mackenzie CA(SA) shares his experiences establishing and growing his own small business into a global consultancy. By Eamonn Ryan While many of today’s school leavers cite money as their major inspiration for wanting to become a CA(SA), that novelty soon wanes. In the case of W. Consulting CEO Bruce Mackenzie…

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VIEWPOINT: TO BEE, OR NOT TO BEE?

A vital question! This month is a turning point for a large number of businesses on their empowerment journey. Thousands of BEE certificates will be expiring in April 2016. During April 2015 companies rallied to have a final verification done under the ‘old’ codes, expecting that the generic amended codes would become fully effective on…

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