Take Ownership of Your Relationships

We all continually hear about communication as a vital factor for success. However, within the business environment, without effective communication (and all the competencies that surround it) there cannot be any success. Often the professional working arenas place a strong focus on the technical aspects of a job, with the assumption that the human elements…

CPD: The New JSE Auditor Accreditation Model

Under the previous accreditation regime, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange was primarily responsible for assessing the suitability of auditors of listed companies. The responsibility has now largely moved to audit committees. Words: Carla Budricks The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) auditor accreditation model, under its amended Listings Requirements (LR), imposes additional obligations on audit committees in relation…

Advice: Your Own Petra

Petra in Jordan leaves one in awe. The beauty, mystic and scale of this Rose City are hard to comprehend, even by today’s standards. It was built around 2 400 years ago by nomadic Bedouin tribes Today, Petra is part of a Unesco World Heritage Site and one of the Seven New Wonders of the…