On behalf of Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW), Edelman Intelligence surveyed over one thousand business leaders and key decision-makers across the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand to measure their trust in chartered accountants, the accountancy sector and business as a whole. In South Africa 250 respondents were interviewed. In an era where trust…
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Working from home can cut you off from spontaneous interactions that can spark new insights. And, at times, the solitude may lead to isolation or the feeling that you’re left out at work. How can you combat loneliness and create positive relationships with colleagues when you work from home full-time? Read the full article here.
Naspers-backed cryptocurrency exchange Luno is predicting institutions to start testing the digital money market in 2019 despite the sell-off of bitcoin and other flagship coins over the past 13 months. According to data from Luno’s South African exchange, the price of bitcoin slumped from a high of R264 825 in December 2017 to R52 582…
The will and dedication of most people working in organisations will ensure a mindset that values professional scepticism, as a key audit criterion, over commercial considerations alone. Read the full article here.
Lungelo Ngobese, a 21-year old student from Richards Bay studying at Stellenbosch University, clinched the winning spot for his insightful and solution-driven essay at SAICA’s 10th annual leadership summit. He details how CAs(SA) can improve the communities and hometowns from which they come. Read the full article here.
In 2011, the New York Times published an article specifying the top 10 reasons small businesses fail. Number 4 on the list was ‘poor accounting’. The thrust of the theory is that an external accountant cannot keep a watch over the business; business requires an internal interested professional to perform that function. Read the full…
Inevitably innovation challenges the typical ways of doing things and regulation always seems to lag progress. How can we balance protecting personal identification information with the opportunities offered by blockchain? Read the full article here.
Flourishing organisations have an amazing ability to harness energy for growth, through their culture and people. They also have energy in reserve for tough times. How are we able to work with energy and notice what increases and depletes energy? Read the full article here.
The Q&A session is a unique opportunity to entrench your professionalism, showcase your expertise, and re-entrench the key principles within your talk. Below are Q&A scenarios with advice on handling it. Read the full article here.