‘I hail from the deep rural area called Bergville in KZN. It boasts the Drakensberg Mountains – a Unesco World Heritage site. I have always been curious, someone who likes to challenge the norms, coming up with solutions to problems or improving the way of doing things,’ he says. Read Mlungisi’s full story here:
Let’s face it. There are only two real certainties in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. One is that nobody is a real expert, because it’s all just too new. Remember when social media started moving into the mainstream around 10 years ago and suddenly we had ‘experts’ pouring out of the woodwork looking for their 15…
There is still much work to be done in South Africa to create an even playing field for women. In her role as president of African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA), Zama Khanyile is playing her part. A fund manager at the National Empowerment Fund (NEF), she also leads a team that provides access to capital…
Last year, life insurers paid benefits of R14,4 billion (34 100 claims). Medical schemes (2016/17) paid R136 billion in ‘relevant healthcare expenditure’. Our consumer debt is estimated at over R1,6 trillion with 11 million consumers over-indebted. Read the full article here.
The business world is ever changing and with tech taking over, cryptocurrencies coming to the fore and ever-advancing efficiencies, millennial CAs could be a company’s greatest asset. The only problem is how to effectively manage this potential. Read the full article here.
Technological and social forces are transforming how work gets done, who doesit , and even what work looks like. And while technology can make workers more productive, there will be significant turbulence as organisations grapple with the complexity and unpredictability of a changing workforce. Read the full article here.
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Singapore may be a small island in Asia, but despite its size, the country has developed into a global commerce, education, finance, tourism and transport hub over the last 50 years. This is a testimony of what effective leadership can do, and Chris von Elling says it is truly inspirational. (South Africa, take note!). Read…
The popularity of cryptocurrencies has resulted in questions about their tax treatment. Depending on the facts and circumstances, capital gains tax or normal income tax may apply. Geneva Management Group tax expert Ruaan van Eeden believes that, in the interests of the taxpayer, SARS must act quickly to clear the confusion. Read more
Professionals who keep their strengths in mind and see change as an opportunity will be able to direct impact of the prophesied vicissitudes and will be the greatest benefactors in the long run