Standard Bank turns #GoodFollowsGood into stationery
Standard Bank turns #GoodFollowsGood into stationery

Standard Bank has launched a social campaign on Twitter to turn tweets into tangible educational tools...

6 Sep 2018

Kathryn Main, founder of Money Savvy Kids and Mainmultimedia.
#WomensMonth: Be brave, be bold, don't let anyone push you around

Kathryn Main is a single mom of three boys, former sales manager of Sawubona magazine, and founder of Mainmultimedia and Money Savvy Kids (MSK). She explains why working for herself was not an option but a necessity, her personal financial education journey and why she doesn't want the next generation to go through what she went through...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2018

Sibonile Dube
#WomensMonth: Confidence and support networks are the keys to empowerment

Women's empowerment, career development and mentorship programmes a compelling narrative for companies...

17 Aug 2018

Rashied Small, executive: education, training and membership at the South African Institute of Professional Accountants
Upskilling accountants for a digitally disruptive world

The greatest challenge that the accounting and auditing profession faces today is investing in the education and training that is needed to keep up with the change of pace in the environment...

By Rashied Small 30 Jul 2018

Push for economic transformation continues
Push for economic transformation continues

Government is pushing ahead in implementing the ring-fencing of certain economic sectors to achieve economic transformation, says Deputy President David Mabuza...

20 Jul 2018

Kalane Rampai, director at PwC
When compliance doesn't come naturally

Embedding compliance into business solutions as more than a tick-the-box, rule based process at the end of any transaction or activity requires a change in mindset at C-suite level...

11 Jul 2018

Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

One of the strongest themes of the 2018 Africa Shared Value was the importance of businesses investing in the creation of sustainable Shared Value ecosystems for long-term success...

Issued by Shift Social Development 18 Jun 2018

Breaking the mould on traditional CA job options
Breaking the mould on traditional CA job options

With the spotliglight on the ethics and integrity of the major players in the auditing sector, landing an opportunity to do your training as a chartered accountant (CA) at a Big Four firms may no longer be all its cracked up to be...

5 Jun 2018

Lindiwe Miyambu, African Bank’s group executive: human capital
Current digital skills training doesn't cut it in the financial sector

When it comes to digital skills and the future skills needed for the workplace, the current training of potential employees for the financial sector in the higher institutions of learning is lacking...

31 May 2018

Personal finance tips for students to prepare for the real world
Personal finance tips for students to prepare for the real world

Having been a student and in the working world, there are some things I wish that I had known about earlier that would have helped me with personal finance tips...

By Laeeka Khan, Issued by Damelin 29 May 2018

Be smart with your money
Be smart with your money

As a grown-up now, the one thing I wish my parents taught and impressed upon me is smart financial habits. I've always drowned and struggled with budgeting and keeping track of where my money goes...

By Nana Zuke, Issued by ICESA 29 May 2018

Soria Hay, head of corporate finance at Bravura
B-BBEE codes focus on ownership and skills

The Department of Trade and Industry's (dti) proposed amendments to its Codes of Good Practice on broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) focus on ownership and skills development.

By Soria Hay 22 May 2018

Doing good is good for business: Tiekie Barnard explains the benefits of Shared Value
Doing good is good for business: Tiekie Barnard explains the benefits of Shared Value

Business is driven by profit, but Shift Social Development CEO Tiekie Barnard believes in the importance of profit with purpose. In this Q&A, she explains the meaning of Shared Value and how companies can use this business strategy to find where the biggest growth opportunities lie...

Issued by Shift Social Development 21 May 2018

Nathen Pillay, sales director for applications at Oracle South Africa
Where is the bank employee in the digital experience?

Banks are already shaping what their future will look like in a world of digital disruption, by evolving as the technology becomes more readily available to end users...

By Nathen Pillay 17 May 2018

SA's biggest board-meeting to address youth unemployment and education
SA's biggest board-meeting to address youth unemployment and education

Business leaders agree that collective action is required from all sectors to address youth unemployment and education...

11 May 2018

Get hustling with DJ Sbu and Hustlers Academy
Get hustling with DJ Sbu and Hustlers Academy

Sbusiso Leope, better known as DJ Sbu, has partnered with the 3Sixty Financial Services Group with the aim to develop the minds and ability of young hustlers in South Africa with his own learning institution - The Hustlers Academy...

10 May 2018

Personal finance tips to help you get ahead in life
Personal finance tips to help you get ahead in life

Financial planning is essential in order to enjoy greater financial success. Here are some personal finance tips to help you get ahead in life...

By Laeeka Khan, Issued by ICESA 8 May 2018

The Shared Value shift: It's time for business to take the lead - for real
The Shared Value shift: It's time for business to take the lead - for real

It is no longer sufficient to take a profit-first business approach: not only is it not sustainable for the long term, but consumers at all levels are now demanding that the business world develops a conscience...

Issued by Shift Social Development 23 Apr 2018

Responsible investors channel over $400bn into Africa
Responsible investors channel over $400bn into Africa

According to the latest data from the 2017 African Investing for Impact Barometer (AIFIB), there has been an increase in investments on the continent targeting financial returns combined with positive social and environmental impacts or good governance...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 20 Apr 2018

Financial literacy challenge seeks creative education solutions
Financial literacy challenge seeks creative education solutions

The UWC FinLit Innovation Competition has been launched as a way to develop an inventive financial literacy programme designed by youth, for youth...

5 Apr 2018

Coronation launches programme to deepen its CSI impact in South Africa
Coronation launches programme to deepen its CSI impact in South Africa

Through Capsule, Coronation aims to create holistic clusters of support that will enable the youth to thrive...

Issued by Coronation 4 Apr 2018

Top minds to meet at Africa Shared Value Summit this May
Top minds to meet at Africa Shared Value Summit this May

The second annual Africa Shared Value Summit, taking place on 24-25 May, will play host to some of the brightest business stars from across the African continent...

Issued by Shift Social Development 27 Mar 2018

Small business has a critical role to play in the economy - but entrepreneurs need better financial skills
Small business has a critical role to play in the economy - but entrepreneurs need better financial skills

While government is stepping up to support small business more than ever before, the sector will not thrive unless entrepreneurs are also equipped with the financial tools to optimise their organisations - UCT Associate Professor Mark Graham...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 7 Mar 2018

UCT GSB case study wins African Governance Showcase competition
UCT GSB case study wins African Governance Showcase competition

A case study on the governance failure at African Bank written by a UCT GSB professor and an MBA student was awarded first place in the annual African Governance Showcase competition...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 22 Nov 2017

Blockchain becoming the rage at US business schools
Blockchain becoming the rage at US business schools

US business schools are beefing up training in the software that underlies digital currency bitcoin...

6 Nov 2017

@ Glyn Spencer via
Taxi operators need financial management skills to compete

The University of the Western Cape's School of Business and Finance has produced research assessing the financial management skills of taxi operators in Cape Town...

30 Oct 2017

Neil Palmer (CIAT) via
Can index insurance make African farmers climate-resilient?

Index insurance is being promoted as a solution to protect climate affected smallholder farmers in Africa. This type of microinsurance is slowly gaining ground as a way of compensating farmers for...

By Wambi Michael 25 Oct 2017

Winners of SAIPA Tax Thesis Competition
Winners of SAIPA Tax Thesis Competition

From a record number of 36 entries received, the winners of the 2017 South African Institute of Professional Accountants' (SAIPA's) 2017 Tax Thesis Competition, sponsored by EY, were announced on 19 October...

24 Oct 2017

Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers
Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers

Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme...

19 Oct 2017

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