LIFESTYLE: Travel: Old-world charm

During a recent visit to London, Gerinda Jooste found out why people keep saying that they always return to stay at The Chesterfield Mayfair London is always an unforgettable experience, but to make it one of my favourite places to visit has a lot to do with The Chesterfield Mayfair hotel. London is a fascinting…

Leaders never quit

As a trainee you know all about going the extra mile and doing extraordinary things. How you sometimes feel like giving up and just let it all go … SAICA and Sage Pastel are proud to be associated with South African actor Ivan Zimmermann, who embarked on a continent-long mountain biking journey from Cairo on…

LIFESTYLE: Travel: Green is the new black

Found along kilometers of unspoilt beach is an intimate luxury hotel and spa where nature keeps guests enchanted It’s what people are talking about, shopping for and, of course, growing – organic produce is the way to go and although it’s trendy, it’s by no means a fad; it’s a lifestyle. As health and wellbeing…

VIEWPOINT: Are you saving enough?

This article is the second in a series of six that explores six common mistakes that can negatively impact one’s personal financial situation. MISTAKE NUMBER TWO: NOT SAVING ENOUGH OR SAVING TOO LATE Young professionals often wonder what is the best age to start saving. The simple answer is as soon as possible. The earlier…

LEAD: Profile: A tribute to Graham Terry

After 28 phenomenal years at SAICA, Graham Terry, Senior Executive for Strategy and Thought Leadership, has retired. Having held a host of roles, he has been significant to the success of the profession, right from developing the Standards Department to being an ambassador for sustainability issues An outstanding individual, Graham is described by colleagues as…

ANALYSIS: Driving strategy

CFOs embrace technology and risk to drive strategy. They should look ahead and establish their transformational priorities for 2015 and beyond. By Aarti Takoordeen The role of CFOs is ever evolving as they become more influential and crucial strategic business partners. As a consequence of globalisation, advanced technology and dynamic regulation, business faces competitive threats…