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INFLUENCE: Fraud on deceased estates

As the old saying goes, forewarned is forearmed. Sean Hydes informs the reader of certain guidelines which can be followed to help identify possible...

INFLUENCE: SPECIAL FEATURE FORENSIC ACCOUNTING: Demystifying Forensic Audit service

"Recently, MTN was defrauded of millions of rands in air time by a Russian hacker, which highlighted the issue of managing IT-related fraud."Protecting reputation...

INFLUENCE: The state of South Africa’s international tax provisions

South Africa’s 2014 budget speech had surprisingly few proposals in respect of cross-border activities. Most South African taxpayers and tax practitioners are quite thankful...

ANALYSIS: IFRS 9 AUDIT IMPLICATIONS

International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 9, Financial Instruments, becomes effective for periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018. The impairment methodology changes it...

SPECIAL REPORT: Connected persons and capital losses

To be clogged, to be ignored, to be disregarded or to be utilised? Herman Viviers takes a closer look at the tax treatment of...

Special Report – Carpe Diem Monique Peres

Science is a very precise discipline. All phenomena have a scientific explanation and if anything or anybody defies science, scientists have terms such as...

INFLUENCE: RETAINING GENERATION Y EMPLOYEES

Today’s workplace is vastly different from what it was ten years ago. Organisations now need to adapt to the needs of their employees if...

SPECIAL FEATURE: Evaluating the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 guidelines

"To be applied properly, G4 requires a change in mind-set, which in turn will require a change in the reporting process for some organisations."The...

SPECIAL FEATURE: SMPs can offer so much more to SMEs

Besides crunching the numbers, SMPs can play a ‘virtual' role as directors, advisers and business facilitators to SMEs.South African chartered accountants in small and...

INFLUENCE: Investec SA Private Bank and Wealth takes top honours in Geneva

SA welcomed into Financial Times Group global surveyInvestec has been recognised by London’s Financial Times Group as the Best Private Bank and Wealth Manager...