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#WomensMonth: Women need to stand together in driving the gender equality agenda
#WomensMonth: Women need to stand together in driving the gender equality agenda

Meet Nana Madikane, a qualified chartered accountant with over 15 years' experience and a partner at PwC South Africa...

By Sindy Peters 17 Aug 2017

Scrapping maths in school won't solve problem
Scrapping maths in school won't solve problem

Doing away with the maths as a compulsory school subject will not solve the problem of South Africa's appalling math results...

17 Aug 2017

Mervyn King
Long live the King

Despite the King code, many firms are having their ethics questioned as the Gupta email saga unfolds...

By Nicci Botha 16 Aug 2017

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KPMG's damage control exercise is too little, too late

Early last week, The Times sent KPMG a list of questions around a tip-off we received on its handling of an internal review into the 2014 audit of Linkway Trading...

16 Aug 2017

Trevor Hoole, CEO of KPMG South Africa
KPMG issues statement on Gupta ties

Trevor Hoole, CEO of KPMG South Africa, has issued a statement on the auditing firm's relationship with the Gupta group...

11 Aug 2017

Announcement of the Association's new Africa Regional Board
Announcement of the Association's new Africa Regional Board

Following a call for nominations and elections for the first Africa Regional Board under the Association, Badibanga Promesse, Regional Vice-President, has announced that the following people have accepted their election...

Issued by CIMA 21 Jul 2017

South African executives asked for input into new business models research
South African executives asked for input into new business models research

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants is inviting business leaders, finance executives and academics across the region to share their thoughts and give feedback as part of its project to clarify the concept of business models...

Issued by CIMA 20 Jul 2017

Meet the CFO of tomorrow
Meet the CFO of tomorrow

As enterprises attempt to navigate these turbulent times, they are increasingly turning to an unexpected source - their CFO...

By Derek Bose 18 Jul 2017

New audit standards more transparent
New audit standards more transparent

A Saica report analyses the auditor reports of listed clients, which were early adopters of the revised reporting standards...

13 Jul 2017

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Registration of KPMG at risk over Gupta audit

KPMG auditors responsible for the audit of Gupta-owned Linkway Trading risk losing their designation as registered auditors...

4 Jul 2017

Board members can be held accountable for company losses
Board members can be held accountable for company losses

The recent resignation of Eskom board chairperson and non-executive director, Ben Ngubane, has once again shone a spotlight, not only on governance at the embattled power utility, but also on the role board members and directors play in their respective positions...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 Jul 2017

Getting loans with or without credit checks
Getting loans with or without credit checks

Many businesses see loans as a cash advance, and to an extent that's what they are; but the interest that comes with them can't be ignored...

Issued by Monetary Library 23 Jun 2017

Bernard Agulhas, CEO of the IRBA
MAFR only the first step to transformation

The IRBA told parliament that additional measures to drive transformation will be required to address concerns regarding deconcentration of the audit market...

23 Jun 2017

Increase marketing capital through debt consolidation
Increase marketing capital through debt consolidation

It makes sense to decrease your expenses wherever possible. Since you're likely going to have debt starting out, a wise way to do this is through consolidation of that debt...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Jun 2017

King James the Second wins Allan Gray account
King James the Second wins Allan Gray account

Allan Gray today announced its appointment of King James the Second (II) shortly after leaving its current agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
How to raise cash quickly

Have a cash deficit you need to fill? Bill collectors are infamous for their lack of patience, so it's best to have a game plan in place when you find yourself short before payday...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2017

Award-winning QuickBooks Online offers astonishing discounts
Award-winning QuickBooks Online offers astonishing discounts

QuickBooks Online will be offering users an incredible 70% off across all three QuickBooks online products for a short period only...

Issued by QuickBooks 19 May 2017

UK Advertising Expenditure 2016
UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

UK has a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn...

26 Apr 2017

How to keep your business cash cycle in good balance
How to keep your business cash cycle in good balance

To meet all financial obligations, you need to strike a good balance on your cash conversion cycle in order to ensure that at any given point in time you have free cash flows to fund your business operations...

Issued by Monetary Library 24 Apr 2017

Christo Wiese, chairman of Pepkor. Source:
Tapping into financial data gives a business' story meaning

Business giants like Raymond Ackerman and Christo Wiese may have been able to rely on gut feel, but business leaders today need to fine tune this with financial data...

19 Apr 2017

MTN accountant arrested for allegedly stealing more than R20m
MTN accountant arrested for allegedly stealing more than R20m

An MTN financial accountant has been bust for allegedly stealing R24m from the company, the Gauteng Hawks said...

By Naledi Shange 13 Apr 2017

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Tesco dives into red on accounting scandal

LONDON - Supermarket giant Tesco revealed on Wednesday that it fell into an annual net loss of 40 million due to a costly accounting scandal at Britain's biggest retailer...

13 Apr 2017

SA students compete in KPMG International Case Competition
SA students compete in KPMG International Case Competition

A team of four top students from Witwatersrand (WITS) and University of Pretoria (UP) have headed to Lisbon to compete in the annual KPMG International Case Competition (KICC)...

11 Apr 2017

Bernard Agulhas, CEO, Irba
Irba audit plan 'dilutes rights'

MAFR ,as espoused by the Irba, undermines the rights of shareholders and disregards existing legislation that already safeguards the independence of audit firms...

28 Mar 2017

Struan Robertson
Donations and tax

The aim of this article is to alert individuals to donations tax considerations over and above the utilisation of the full R100,000 annual exemption which will inevitably be used to a great degree now that section 7C has been introduced...

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 23 Mar 2017

The perks of buying QuickBooks
The perks of buying QuickBooks

EasyBiz QuickBooks has officially launched QuickPerks, the revolutionised annual subscription service. In keeping with its quick-to-learn, quick-to-use philosophy, QuickPerks will make life easier for QuickBooks users...

Issued by QuickBooks 22 Mar 2017

Audit firms unhappy with MAFR decision
Audit firms unhappy with MAFR decision

Further work needs to be done to understand the effect and consequences of mandatory audit firm rotation that the IRBA has decided on...

By Linda Ensor 20 Mar 2017

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Auditing profession must look beyond the numbers for real transformation

IRBA outlines its concerns around the slow pace of transformation of the financial services sector before parliament...

15 Mar 2017

Tax ombudsman asks to probe delayed refunds
Tax ombudsman asks to probe delayed refunds

Tax Ombudsman Judge Bernard Ngoepe has written to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, asking for permission to launch a probe into whether "systemic problems" SARS are the reason for widespread delays in the payment of refunds...

13 Mar 2017

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