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SOE boards: It matters who gets appointed and how they get appointed

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, during his address at The Directors Event in Sandton, highlighted the issue of board and other leadership appointments in the...

Do accountants need help with their own financial planning?

The demanding nature of the CA profession means that time is often a commodity. While the pressurised environment can start from as early as...

Investec’s new leave and dress policy

Investec is introducing new leave and dress practices for all South African employees. Staff will have the option to move onto a new leave...

Ramaphosa’s success plan for SA’s business and government sectors

Authored by: Marisa Jacobs, Director at XpatwebPresident Cyril Ramaphosa shared an optimistic lookout on the future for the Business and Government sectors within South...

Better board-committee communication will mitigate risk

By George Williams, Director of Risk Advisory Services at BDOAudit committees are an organisation’s primary resource for oversight of the financial reporting process, the audit...

Thorough background screening checks vs. online searches – a digital predicament we shouldn’t be...

The evolving digital world and resultant online presence of the population is no doubt changing the way people engage and how business is conducted...

Failure to innovate could spell the end for many a business

Opinion by Lee Stacey, Chief Broking Officer in Aon South Africa’s Commercial Risk Solutions DivisionThe overall risk readiness for the Top 10 risks identified...

Understanding the importance of asset allocation and stock selection

Andrew Möller, Director and Chief Executive Officer, CitadelOne of the oldest debates in investment circles is whether asset allocation or stock selection is the...

The Digital Economy is Booming – Where do we draw the tax lines?

As the world continues to evolve to be more centred around digital services, everything - from the way we purchase and consume media, to...

SA economy a ticking time bomb unless we achieve policy certainty

Business investment is dependent on political and policy stability and time is running outThe South African economy is in desperate need of a boost...