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

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Impact Investing Matters

There is a growing consensus that capitalism needs to be re-imagined. In the hunt for profits with purpose, impact investing is starting to gain traction globally and in South Africa. Is it possible to create a measurable societal benefit that yields not just brownie points, but financial returns too? Yes, say a growing number of…

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Walking the tightrope – The balance between family and career

For many career-driven women, myself included, nothing can prepare you to become a parent. While we may know that going back to work after maternity leave is going to be tough, many of us find ourselves overwhelmed, unprepared, and often at a crossroads. Between having children and handling work, with only 24 hours in the…

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Academia or corporate – who’s more satisfied? A millennial analysis

Retaining millennials is becoming an increasing problem for employers throughout the world. High employee turnover disrupts an organisation’s productivity levels and also has a negative impact on financial performance. By reducing employee turnover, organisations are able to be more competitive in the market. Studies have shown that employee turnover disrupts productivity-related outcomes and has a…

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Cover Story: Soaring From Small-Town To San Francisco

Jared Tubb tells us how a decade ago, his girlfriend at the time, Sarah, asked him if he’d ever consider moving to the US. His response to her without even thinking was, ‘No, not even for vacation!’ He laughs at his response now. Now he’s happily married to Sarah and thriving in San Francisco just…

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Board independence: King IV recommends a balanced approach

South African boards should be looking carefully at King IV’s guidance on board composition and director independence rather than simply trying to impose a one-size-fits-all rule, says Richard Foster CD(SA), a governance advisor, professional non-executive director and Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA) facilitator. An overemphasis on independence can actually rob boards of institutional…

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Switching to cloud-native document automation saves costs and improves cash flow

By Chris de Zeeuw, founding partner and Managing Director of Capisol Software Approximately 25-30% of accountants’ time is taken up searching for documents. As a result, many companies are spending unnecessary time searching for invoicing information and documents, correcting errors, or ensuring document compliance when all of these processes can be safely automated. Finance and…

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