Who wins? The lawyers or the accountants?

When it comes to the financial statements, the accountants always win … But why do they win? The purpose of the financial statements is to faithfully represent the economic phenomena underlying transactions and events. Faithfully representing the economics of transactions and events means that the principles in the Standards of GRAP that describe relationships and…

How Thuthuka changed my life

Zanele Maduna CA(SA) (28) is currently a senior fund accountant at BNP Paribas in Jersey in the Channel Islands but says she is transitioning from corporate life to full-time entrepreneurship. ‘For the past three years, I have been building No Valo Holdings, which consists of the No Valo Learning Centre providing coaching support for students…

Building customer-centric culture

Last month, we briefly looked at the power of entrepreneurial skills development and concluded that entrepreneurial skills development is crucial in improving your business operations and that learning new skills to better your business is one of the keys to success. This month we look at yet another crucial side of the business journey, namely…