Last year, life insurers paid benefits of R14,4 billion (34 100 claims). Medical schemes (2016/17) paid R136 billion in ‘relevant healthcare expenditure’. Our consumer debt is estimated at over R1,6 trillion with 11 million consumers over-indebted. Read the full article here.Details
The accounting profession has recently attracted a lot of negative attention because of the unethical conduct of a handful of its members. This has resulted in renewed attention being given to ethics and ethical behaviour in the profession, focusing for example on how ethics is covered during university studies and training and the existence of…Details
The business world is ever changing and with tech taking over, cryptocurrencies coming to the fore and ever-advancing efficiencies, millennial CAs could be a company’s greatest asset. The only problem is how to effectively manage this potential. Read the full article here.
The future of jobs has never been more uncertain. McKinsey Global Institute estimates that half of all jobs could be automated by 2055. Industry-wide disruptions are occurring faster than ever before. Read the full article here.
Technological and social forces are transforming how work gets done, who doesit , and even what work looks like. And while technology can make workers more productive, there will be significant turbulence as organisations grapple with the complexity and unpredictability of a changing workforce. Read the full article here.Details
Over the last decade, industries, academics and the public sector have turned their focus toward culture and ethics in response to the financial crisis and corporate misconduct. But what role does culture play in corporate misconduct, and why do these problematic cultures persist? Read the full article here.Details
Nobody enjoys failing. We all want to make a success of our lives, our work and our endeavours. But in recent years, there’s been an increasing acknowledgment that failure is an integral part of life – it is essential to how we learn and grow. Failure, thought leaders have mused, means taking risks, which is…Details
So, you’ve survived the start-up phase of your business. Now it’s time to grow. Here, I unpack three strategies to help you along your way and suggest a few ways to shake up your growing business. Whichever you decide to experiment with, the Golden Rule is this: take it slow and have a plan. Expanding…Details