In February 2019, the IAASB released exposure drafts for quality management at firm and engagement levels for public comment. This article provides an overview of the key proposed changes in the new and revised requirements Read the full article here.
We recently lost a colleague and friend, Dr Beric Croome. When thinking about Beric and the legacy that he leaves behind, we find all the answers to the question, ‘What makes a good leader?’ Read the full article here.
Councillors are urged to appoint CFOs who meet the minimum competency levels in order to improve the effective financial management of municipalities, as one of the root causes for poor audit outcomes is key officials lacking appropriate competencies. Read the full article here.
Organising for speed has become a critical component in today’s consumer market. Here are six things companies must get right Read the full article here.
There are conflicting views on leadership and management – one being that they are not mutually exclusive and that leadership can only be demonstrated in contexts where people are being managed. My view is that entrepreneurs can be the first demonstrators of leadership. Read the full article here.
It is no longer sufficient to hire leaders based solely on performance data or the word of top executives. To ensure leaders not only deliver performance results but are also great people requires a more thoughtful view of hiring that considers a range of factors and procedures. Read the full article here.
When is mid-career malaise a signal to change course, as opposed to changing how you think and feel? Midlife is not too late: the mid-career crisis can be a spur to radical, vitalising change. Read the full article here.
Debbie Ransby has more than 20 years’ extensive corporate multinational experience and she has learnt a great deal along the way. Earlier this year she decided to make a career change as MD of Takeda and launch her very own business coaching practice. She felt it was time to help others achieve their dreams and…
By George Williams, Director of Risk Advisory Services at BDO Audit committees are an organisation’s primary resource for oversight of the financial reporting process, the audit process, the company’s system of internal controls and compliance with laws and regulations. However, recent corporate failures, and some of the revelations emerging from the Zondo Commission of Inquiry, indicate…
Travel allowance is granted to employees who travel for business purposes and it is granted to finance a portion of an employee’s transport costs. Many payroll professionals, however, struggle to come to grips with the South African Revenue Service’s (SARS) travel allowance system, and employees are notoriously lax when it comes to recordkeeping of their…