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Adopting a project-based approach to education
Adopting a project-based approach to education

Recently Sizwe Nxasana, Founder of Future Nation Schools, spoke at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA's) Future of Education webinar about his chain of affordable schools, and whether his innovative methods can be adopted at tertiary and post-CA(SA) qualification levels.

Issued by SAICA 1 day ago

Where would investment managers put their money for a five-year return?
Where would investment managers put their money for a five-year return?

If you had R1m right now and a five-year time-horizon, what would you do with the money?

2 days ago

The art of unlearning and reimagining
The art of unlearning and reimagining

Covid-19 is forcing us to have many conversations we probably should have initiated a long time ago. One of which is whether our education systems need to change. Recently, author, futurist and strategy consultant Graeme Codrington spoke at the Future of Accounting Education, Learning and Professional Development hosted by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) to unlock what the future holds for tertiary education, learning and professional development, in the aftermath of Covid-19

Issued by SAICA 3 days ago

Relaxation of loop structures - but at what tax cost?
Relaxation of loop structures - but at what tax cost?

The envisaged future relaxation of the prohibition on loop structures will be accompanied by amended tax laws, but current proposals are likely to result in more tax on certain structures

By Nola Brown, Anne Bennett & Cor Kraamwinkel 3 days ago

Sheldon Friedericksen, chief financial officer, Fedgroup
Private public partnerships: Possible saviour of South Africa's economy

Boosting the economy, cutting our extremely high unemployment rate, and avoiding further downgrades by credit-rating agencies are central to the government's economic growth plan. While trying to achieve these goals, however, the country faces constantly rising public debt, minimal GDP growth, inefficient state-owned enterprises and the devastating effects of state capture, corruption and mismanagement of public funds.

By Sheldon Friedericksen 3 days ago

The Covid-driven surge in online grocery shopping
The Covid-driven surge in online grocery shopping

There can be no question that Covid-19 has changed the way the world operates. Some trends are temporary, and some are more permanent, with the common question nowadays being: what will the new normal look like?

By Ross Jenvey 22 Sep 2020

Mirror Trading International exposed: #MTILeaks reveal trading data
Mirror Trading International exposed: #MTILeaks reveal trading data

In another twist, the South African Bitcoin trading company under investigation by the Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) and on the radar of other international financial regulatory entities has had its entire transaction history exposed on the dark web.

22 Sep 2020

Interested in crypto trading? Attend the Binance webinar on 'The Future of Money'
Interested in crypto trading? Attend the Binance webinar on 'The Future of Money'

Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange is running a free webinar for crypto enthusiasts across South Africa. Whether you've just heard about crypto or you're a crypto enthusiast looking to develop trading skills - this event is for you!

Issued by Binance 21 Sep 2020

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JSE guidance on effective communication with investors

The JSE has identified focus areas for listed companies to consider when raising capital to weather the Covid-19 crisis, including the amount of information they need to disclose.

By Colin du Toit & Elodie Maume 21 Sep 2020

EU and UK are major markets for South African exports, including vehicles. Shutterstock
Here's why South Africa and its neighbours are anxious about EU and UK post-Brexit trade talks

As the deadline for the post-Brexit trade talks between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) looms, concerns have arisen as to whether the two parties will be able to conclude a deal. In terms of the Brexit divorce agreement, the UK is expected to leave the EU single market and customs union on 1 January 2021. A trade deal will govern future trade relations between the EU and the UK. The prospect of striking such a deal, however, has been thrown into doubt by the publication recently of a new controversial bill by the British government that seeks to overrule parts of the Brexit withdrawal pact.

By Mills Soko 21 Sep 2020

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