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Viewpoints: Thriving at work post covid-19

Speaker, Facilitator, CoachWho would have thought that thriving at work post COVID-19 would be an issue? Businesses have had to evolve and transform in order to survive. And as business rewrites its ‘new normal’ and navigates ‘business unusual’, employees need to consciously do the same. Usha Maharaj CA(SA)Passionate about women empowerment and human potential Thriving…

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Viewpoints: Explaining tokenisation to six-year-olds

Blockchain SpecialistWhat is a blockchain-based ‘token’? It can be tricky to wrap one’s mind around concepts such as the tokenisation of financial assets, token fractionalisation, and how smart contracts behave in certain scenarios, even for seasoned DeFi (decentralised finance which does not use intermediaries) industry practitioners. Monica Singer CA(SA)Blockchain Evangelistfor Consensys Chances are you haven’t…

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Viewpoints: Closing 2020

Organisation Development ConsultantAs we move closer to finishing the defining year 2020, we should take some time to consider how we close and finish the year. An intentional and conscious approach to closure will serve us infinitely as we transition into 2021 with what it has in store for us. Paolo Giuricich CA(SA)Founder and ownerof…

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Hybrid remote working

In the early months of 2020, governments worldwide put their countries into lockdown to manage the spread of the coronavirus causing COVID-19. As a result, organisations enabled their workforce to work remotely. This move presented an opportunity to consider a hybrid remote working model post the pandemic. A hybrid remote working model entails employee working…

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Online assessment during COVID-19: The role of educators and students

Being an educator in South Africa is truly inspiring, as we facilitate learning and development for our students in the post-school space and assist them in developing their competence (this includes knowledge, skills and attributes) in the professional accounting arena. The development of these competencies is what builds capacity and improves our economic outlook over…

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On strategy: An interview with Michelle Olckers

I have always been intrigued by ‘strategy’, the thing that ultimately sets a company apart from the next, and probably, together with strong leadership, the main driver behind sustained value creation. In a series of interviews, I explore the approaches of different business leaders (all chartered accountants) to strategy. This month I had the privilege…

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Integrated thinking: A property developer’s perspective

Chris McMaster, CFO of the Rabie Property Group, contributed to SAICA’s broader project to support the understanding and application of integrated thinking and value creation by sharing his views on these concepts by responding to a series of exploratory questions. How do you understand ‘integrated thinking’ as it applies to your company? And describe how…

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Financial statements to undergo a facelift

How many times have shareholders and other users of financial statements questioned the quality of financial information that companies provide in financial statements? The manner in which financial information is presented and disclosed could impact how the users of financial statements perceive the content and context provided in those financial statements. Financial statements are an…

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CPD: Information produced by the entity to be used as audit evidence

The auditor is tasked with obtaining audit evidence to be able to draw reasonable conclusions on which to base the auditor’s opinion1 and in obtaining such evidence, to consider the relevance and reliability of the information to be used as audit evidence.2 This article focuses on information to be used as audit evidence that is…

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