Accountants breed accountants

If each CA(SA) donated R500 per annum (fully tax deductible), SAICA could support 50% more bright young students At the inaugural North-West dinner for the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants in South Africa (ABASA), many accountants were left wondering as to how one particular family could produce such provincial success in the accountancy…

SPECIAL FEATURE: Building sustainability into investment decisions

“Capital investments made by organisations result in the commitment of significant resources to projects expected (in most cases) to enhance the value of the organisation and/or provide shared community benefits over time.” An Australian study reveals trends in incorporating sustainability impacts when making capital investment decisions The past decade has seen the emergence of significant…

SPECIAL FEATURE: Green buildings are good business

“It is important to note that there is a lot of ‘greening’ that companies can do with existing buildings.” Going ‘green’ is now mainstream for cost-efficient building design A ‘green building’ is defined as one that is energy efficient, resource efficient and environmentally sustainable. It incorporates design, construction and operational practices that significantly reduce or…

MOTORING SPECIAL 2013: Range Rover Vogue SD

“As you open the supersized doors, you can feel the weight and quality of materials used” Plush carpets, super soft leather with heated or cooled front seats and individual infotainment screens make you feel like royalty … ‘Home, James!’ All these luxuries – sadly without James – are standard equipment on the all-new Range Rover…