VIEWPOINT: IS YOUR INSURANCE COVER SUFFICIENT?

This article is the third in a series of six that explores six common mistakes that can negatively impact one’s personal financial situation. MISTAKE NUMBER THREE: NOT HAVING ENOUGH INSURANCE COVER The main purpose of insurance cover is to place the insured (or their beneficiaries) in the same financial position as before an unforeseen event.…

WIN: THE BRANDY VALUE CHAIN

Having a drink is as simple as deciding what to pour, but did you know that South Africa’s economy is affected by your choice of tipple? The South African brandy industry has long played a role in the economy. Until the mid-1800s, it was one of the Cape Colony’s main exports. Today, around 90% of…

WIN: THE A, B, AND C OF VITAMINS

We all know the benefits of including the right vitamins in our diets, but sometimes we don’t know what the best sources of vitamins are … In the next few months we will be giving a breakdown of the key sources of various vitamins. This month we look at Vitamins A, B, and C. VITAMIN…

WIN: STAYING HEALTHY THE SMOOTH WAY

As a business professional with tight schedules, you probably don’t have a lot of time to spend on ensuring you have a balanced and healthy diet. That is why juicing is such a popular way to stay healthy. Now there is even a better option … NutriBullet is the new must-have gadget to have for…

Cover: A PROFESSION LESS ORDINARY

A PROFESSION LESS ORDINARY FROM CA(SA) TO TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEUR STEPPING OUT FROM BEHIND THE DESK HELPING PEOPLE DEVELOP AN INSPIRING VISION In vastly different ways, the CA(SA) qualification has given three South African business leaders the ability to choose an exciting career path in the industry of their choice. Monique Verduyn interviewed them According to…

VIEWPOINT: SHELF LIFE

For SMMEs, timely accounting can mean the difference between success and failure. Financial information is a perishable commodity with a definite shelf life: more than a couple of weeks and it’s essentially worthless as an aid to decision-making. Yet few can actually get reports from their accountants within that crucial window. The norm is a…

INFLUENCE: DIVERSITY OF THE CA(SA)

  With a wide spectrum of career avenues, the CA(SA) profession is made up of a melody of personalities. In this special report we focus on five CAs(SA) in various phases of life who despite circumstances, are leaders in their own making Lawrence Shuttleworth turns 100 Freedom of speech Mother to child genes Leading change…