MOTORING: JEEP RENEGADE 1.4L T LIMITED AUTO

For as long as I can remember the Jeep brand has been synonymous with 4×4. In the early days the brand was built on a go-anywhere military vehicle. Fast forward to today, and even though the focus has changed from military to recreational, the go-anywhere philosophy has not changed. The Jeep Renegade is interesting as…

PROFILE: Equipping exceptional young leaders

Project Siyakhula is a Deloitte-sponsored initiative that invests time to mentor and motivate students. It tutors Mathematics and Accounting to Grade 10, 11 and 12 learners from schools in Ivory Park. The word Siyakhula is derived from the isiZulu word meaning ‘we are growing’ and, boy oh boy, has it grown! Veryl Mulder interviewed three…

PROFILE: Thriving in Paris

Thomas Siakam CA(SA)  is a senior consultant at a boutique advisory firm in Paris specialising in banking with a focus on risk and IFRS implementation Thomas Siakam had the opportunity to move to Paris a few months ago and he jumped at the opportunity. He is thoroughly enjoying the experience and on weekends you’ll find…

FEATURE: Why invest in emotional intelligence?

Gallup research indicates that the global rates of employee engagement are at an all-time low, and the findings once again point to managers, who account for up to 70% of the variance in engagement. It is no surprise that the common element in both employee engagement and retention is management ‘People leave managers, not companies’…

ANALYSIS: Auditing accounting estimates

On 20 April 2017, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) issued the Exposure Draft: Proposed ISA 540 (Revised), Auditing Accounting Estimates and Related Disclosures (ED), for comment until 1 August 2017. This is an overview of the proposed changes WHY IS THE ISA BEING REVISED? The main reasons provided by the IAASB in…