INFLUENCE: NEW CTA PROGRAMME

Unisa has introduced a one-year CTA programme to fast-track selected CA(SA) students The College of Accounting Sciences (CAS) at the University of South Africa (Unisa) is shaping the futures of accountancy students. CAS aspires to success and the innovation and sustainable transformation of the accounting sciences profession in South Africa. It is in this spirit…

LIFESTYLE: Travel: A TASTE OF PRAGUE

Prague may not be on your travel bucket list – but it should be. It rivals the beauty of Paris and will capture your heart in more than one way Prague’s history goes back a millennium. It’s a gorgeous, well-preserved medieval city coupled with a rich history, expansive parks and a hint of romance. The…

LEAD: THE 2015 TOP 35-UNDER-35 FINALISTS

Last, but definitely not least! These nineteen young professionals have not only successfully pursued their dreams to become CAs(SA), but they have all excelled and moved swiftly through the ranks. They now either hold prestigious positions or, being entrepreneurs at heart, have boldly ventured out taking risks to open their very own practices or companies.…

SPECIAL FEATURE: Transformation Report

Transformation: An industry snapshot Trouble is coming! Nation-Building   Transformation: An industry snapshot It’s been 21 years since the birth of our democracy. As we mark National Women’s Day in August, how much cause do we have to celebrate the advancement of women in accounting? By Monique Verduyn In 2014 the South African Institute of…

VIEWPOINT: GOODBYE, BOSS! Does self-management work?

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal reported how the billion-dollar online retailer Zappos joined Twitter in adopting a new and controversial approach to leadership called Holacracy. In essence, this management theory prescribes a flat hierarchy, doing away with all manager titles. Without management, employees have to determine themselves how to get work done.…