Despite chartered accountancy being one of those fields that faces a critical skills shortage, the Department of Higher Education and Training’s Top 100 scarcest skills in the country notes that there continues to be a shortage of chartered accountants entering the profession. Moreover, 70% of those in the chartered accountancy profession are white. With the…
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Read the magazine here now Download the magazine in PDF here now Editorial The power within us The need for good and ethical leaders has never been greater than now. Locally and internationally, there’s a leadership crisis. No two leaders are the same, as they manage and lead in different ways, but at the forefront…
From managing a large retirement fund to ensuring safer skies in the country, Thomas Kgokolo, interim CEO of Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS), is passionate about creating a positive impact in corporate South Africa through good governance and sustainable leadership. Read the full article here. Watch the video interview below:
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) issued three exposure drafts for quality management at firm and engagement levels in February 2019 with a deadline for comment of 1 July 2019. The suite of quality management exposure drafts includes ED-ISQM 1 discussed here. Read the full article here.
Horatio is a part of a group chat that comprises members of similar interests. A group decision has been made but Horatio does not agree with it. He realises that it is time to leave the group. He is struggling to press the exit button. What is holding him back? Read the full article here.
South Africa should look to harnessing digital technology to improve transparency and underpin ethical practices in accounting and auditing. Read the full article here.
The time is now for CFOs to consider those aspects that will equip their companies to adapt to future challenges. Read the full article here.
With its novel approach to socially responsible consumerism, ‘Waste to most-wanted’ business MyAfricanMum is making a valuable contribution to the United Nations’ sustainable development goal of responsible consumption and production. Read the full article here.
Today’s leaders have a far wider mandate than yesterday’s ‘number crunchers’ with an influence that extends beyond just their company. This is evident in the vast cases of corruption and poor governance in corporate South Africa that have tarnished the integrity and credibility of our finance profession. However, the profession can rebuild trust at lightning…
The CA profession has an important role in the recovery of the South African economy because it is the catalyst that will produce these diverse leaders. Read the full article here.