Glen Bresler
Corporate governance in owner-managed business - Meredith Harington

Glen Bresler[Glen Bresler] The recent corporate scandals that have rocked South Africa, and in particular the role that auditors have played in not preventing these scandals, is a cause for concern for all business in South Africa...

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Nicci Botha
Parliament ditches KPMG

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[Nicci Botha] KPMG South Africa's pariah status continues, with Parliament being the latest to terminate its relationship with the audit firm...

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Nicci Botha
Can KPMG fix what's broken?

John Veihmeyer, chairman of KPMG International. Photo: YouTube
John Veihmeyer, chairman of KPMG International. Photo: YouTube
[Nicci Botha] KPMG International is scrambling to salvage the tattered remains of its South African operation...

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Nicci Botha
Growing resistance to long-term audit tenure

Growing resistance to long-term audit tenure[Nicci Botha] Media reports on KPMG's professional with Gupta-owned companies could not have come at a better time for Irba...

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Boris Dzhingarov
On time is late - preparing for late payments - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] No one wants to get paid late. But sadly, late payments are a fact of life for most entrepreneurs, and an accepted aspect of doing business today...

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Struan Robertson
Extracting value from your business - Meredith Harington

Struan Robertson[Struan Robertson] Meredith Harington director Struan Robertson presents some important considerations and food for thought for business owners with regard to extracting value from a business...

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Nicci Botha
Long live the King

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Mervyn King
[Nicci Botha] Despite the King code, many firms are having their ethics questioned as the Gupta email saga unfolds...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Increase marketing capital through debt consolidation - Monetary Library

Increase marketing capital through debt consolidation[Boris Dzhingarov] 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...

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Nicci Botha
Cybersecurity and the CFO

Cybersecurity and the CFO
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[Nicci Botha] In the past, investing in security against a cyberattacks was something fairly low down the CFO's priority list...

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Hanno le Roux
SA auditing and reporting standards - where are we and where are we going? - Meredith Harington

Hanno le Roux[Hanno le Roux] The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once famously said that "the only thing that is constant is change". In an economic environment of increasing uncertainty and change this rings especially true...

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Struan Robertson
Time management - Meredith Harington

Struan Robertson[Struan Robertson] At Meredith Harington, as a firm of professional accountants and auditors, we are well acquainted with the complexities of time management and understand the importance thereof in business...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
How to deal with customers that refuse to pay up - Monetary Library

How to deal with customers that refuse to pay up[Boris Dzhingarov] In an ideal world, all customers would pay their invoices almost immediately. Sadly, things rarely happen that way and it is not unusual to end up with at least one bad payer on your books...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Cash flow management essentials - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Here are some tips to help you manage your cash flow: you will need to know what contributes to determining cash flow. You will need to know the breakeven point. Focus more on how much money you have than on making a profit...

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Struan Robertson
The value of a Chartered Accountant (SA) - Meredith Harington

Struan Robertson[Struan Robertson] There are two aspects of value that I have discussed in this article: the value of employing a Chartered Accountant (SA) and the value in becoming a Chartered Accountant (SA)...

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Roane Swindon
Accounts Payable vs Accounts Received - The Basics

Accounts Payable vs Accounts Received - The Basics[Roane Swindon] These two terms seem confusing at first, especially if one is new to accounting and finances, and since they seem to be similar...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Struan Robertson
Creating order in the office - Meredith Harington

Struan Robertson[Struan Robertson] What the office looks and feels like and how you conduct and manage your business is interlinked. Disorder in either or both of these areas can be unpleasant and costly or, at the very least, result in "settling for less"...

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Desiree Goodwin
Payroll administration - Meredith Harington

Desiree Goodwin[Desiree Goodwin] Ensuring that the employees in your business are paid correctly, given the correct allowances and paid on time, every time has become a challenge for many businesses due to the ever-changing legislative landscape...

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Pascale Butcher
Keeping the cash, flowing - Meredith Harington

Pascale Butcher[Pascale Butcher] An important fundamental common to every business is the management of profitability and cash flow. It is critical to understand the difference between them and the fact that profitability and good cash flow do not necessarily coincide...

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Brett Bowes
Government and private sector after 20 years of democracy

Brett Bowes[Brett Bowes] We are enjoying 20 years of democracy so it is a good time to take an objective look at transformation as a partnership between government and the private sector.

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Steven Cohen
The pros of entering the accounting profession

Steven Cohen[Steven Cohen] Last week, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced that Praise Ndebele, a learner from Ponelopele Oracle Secondary School is this year's winner of the National SAICA Pastel Accounting Olympiad, having scored a 92% mark. There were four runners-up, each of whom achieved a score of 88%.

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