Taxpayers are not alone in their obligations. Government is expected to spend tax revenue responsibly and to raise tax revenue fairly. These expectations have come under severe pressure in recent years. Are we in an era of real change? Can a revitalised government expect a renewed commitment from the public? Read Muneer’s full article here.
As a CFO, working for a great CEO means everything to my job satisfaction, my ability to perform, grow and lead others. Do you experience that dynamic? Would you turn down a higher-paying gig to stick with your boss? Read Brett’s full article here.
Darrel Scott describes himself as ‘working in London and living in South Africa’, although he admits he doesn’t get here as often or for as long as he would like. The financial accounting specialist is based in the UK – his office is a short distance from St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tate Modern Gallery,…
Rooting out ‘negligent procurement spend and invisible inventory’ – the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) dilemma By Dr Jan Nell Executive Summary How does MRO spend affect your statement of profit and loss and balance sheet? ‘How do we put our balance sheet on a diet?’ Introduction According to Brian Andrew, a speaker at the…
One issue stands out for every middle-market business that operates internationally: the struggle to find and retain the most skilled and innovative employees − those who will drive growth and company performance. Read the full article here.
The trend of big data is being propelled by an enormous growth in computing capability, our ability to capture, store and apply sophisticated analytics to data from many new sources, and innovative ways to share and develop our knowledge, says a new report. Read the full article here.
In today’s ‘cult of busy’ we wear our ‘busyness’ like a badge of honour. But this Industrial Revolution thinking could be what is blocking our future success. Perhaps we should start doing less and thinking more. Read the full article here.
In today’s world, we work at breakneck speed. The innovation and creative demands are unprecedented. Do we take stock of our experiences often enough and reflect how to become the best we can be? Our collective and reflective narrative sustains our growth. Read the full article here.
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.
Aristotle broke down persuasion into three essential components: logos, pathos and ethos. Let’s look at how to incorporate these components within your next speech. Read the full article here.