SAICA has risen to the challenge. Through its nation-building projects, it has pioneered a number of SME growth initiatives through entities such as SAICA Enterprise Development and The Hope Factory. Each of these, in their own unique way, focuses on the development of SMEs from the start-up phase through to sustainable high-growth businesses.
There is no question that big data and AI will bring about important advances in the realm of management, especially as it relates to being able to make better-informed decisions. But certain types of decisions − particularly those related to strategy, innovation and marketing − will likely continue to require a human who can take…
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Ask Willem how he went from being a CA(SA) into a world of relentless innovation, and he’ll tell you it began when he went to LA for the first time in 2004 with Deloitte. ‘Two of the first things that struck me was the sheer scale of the US; 11-lane highways, Walmart, 80 different types…
In the disciplinary proceedings against Mr Munroe Swirsky, the Institute proffered charges against Mr Swirsky in relation to offences contemplated by By-Laws 34.12, 34.16, 34.17 and 34.10, premised on a complaint that it had received from Mr Erez Daleyot on 4 April 2016. Read the full update here.
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Known to be one of SAICA’s favourite and more glamorous evenings, the Top 35-under-35 awards evening deserves every bit of the praise because of its dynamic and incredibly successful Top 35 winners and finalists! This year’s Top 35 winner title went to Lyle Malander, the co-founder and director of the Malander Group of Companies. He…
This article explores the meaning of professional scepticism including the importance of this concept in terms of the positive impact that its appropriate application has on the work of auditors and other professional accountants. Read the full CPD article here.
Never before has it been more urgent for business leaders to rethink their incentive models in measuring performance than now. One of the biggest culprits in the stagnation of economic growth is short-term financial results. Read the full article here.
A sense of agility or corporate plasticity needs to be developed where the company is in a position to tweak itself depending on the needs and circumstances. And the operationalisation needs to be led proactively by people from the very top. Read the full story here.