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Covid-19 spurs renewed focus on improving NPO governance standards
Covid-19 spurs renewed focus on improving NPO governance standardsArticle

While the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed many non-profit organisations to the brink of survival, it has also, however, resulted in a renewed focus on good governance...

26 Apr 2021

Protect your business by protecting your whistle-blowers
Protect your business by protecting your whistle-blowersArticle

It is the professional duty of business leaders to protect whistle-blowers. The C-suite of any organisation ultimately has a responsibility to make sure they protect the company's bottom line...

Zaakir Mohamed 21 Apr 2021

Why companies should encourage and not victimise whistle-blowers
Why companies should encourage and not victimise whistle-blowersArticle

Companies should be actively encouraging employees to blow the whistle on corporate issues, ethics or concerning behaviour, without fear of risk or harassment, because an effective whistle-blowing programme is of immense value to the business...

13 Apr 2021

As impeachment begins, New York accelerates probes of Trump's property dealings
As impeachment begins, New York accelerates probes of Trump's property dealingsArticle

Manhattan prosecutors probing Trump's real estate business for possible insurance and tax fraud have stepped up witness interviews...

Jason Szep, Joseph Tanfani and Peter Eisler 9 Feb 2021

Combatting corruption in South Africa depends on three pillars, says experts on Henley and SABSA panel
Combatting corruption in South Africa depends on three pillars, says experts on Henley and SABSA panelArticle

Combatting corruption in South Africa depends on three pillars: ending the bipolar myth of good private sector/bad public sector, the establishment of an unstoppable citizens' movement and for directors to cross their own intellectual Rubicon and serve companies not shareholders...

Issued by Henley Business School 8 Sep 2020

Kariem Hoosain, partner at Mazars
Under-regulated internal auditing sector plays part in corporate fraudArticle

Considering the high profile scandals that have dominated news headlines in the last few years, from VBS Mutual Bank to Eskom, it does not seem unreasonable to say that South Africa may have a corporate fraud problem...

28 Nov 2019

Healthcare industry needs collaboration to curb fraud waste and abuse
Healthcare industry needs collaboration to curb fraud waste and abuseArticle

Poor collaboration at the right level, the lack of accountability and no proactive participation were identified as some of the stumbling blocks in the fight against malfeasance in the healthcare industry...

20 Nov 2018

Book on Steinhoff's demise shows danger of 'big men' business leaders
Book on Steinhoff's demise shows danger of 'big men' business leadersArticle

The collapse of Steinhoff International, the multi-billion dollar global business group, has been rightly described as the biggest corporate scandal in South African history...

Mills Soko 16 Nov 2018

Kate Mollett
Welcome to a hyper-available South AfricaArticle

The imminent arrival of two Microsoft Azure data centres on local shores means organisations across industry sectors are re-evaluating their availability strategies...

Kate Mollett 11 Jun 2018

Rory Voller, CIPC commissioner
SA adopts XBRL for annual financial statement reportingArticle

South Africa is one of the first countries on the continent to adopt XBRL for qualifying reporting entities submitting their annual financial statements...

18 May 2018

Insurance and risk management equally important in fraud prevention
Insurance and risk management equally important in fraud preventionArticle

Statistics show that instances of theft by employees are becoming increasingly severe following a sharp rise in employee fraud in recent years, says Anton Meyer, Executive Head: Financial Lines at SHA...

1 Mar 2018

'We were bamboozled,' say Steinhoff directors
'We were bamboozled,' say Steinhoff directorsArticle

Two of the directors of Steinhoff say former CEO Markus Jooste "misled" the furniture retailer's board...

29 Jan 2018

Ex-VW exec sentenced to seven years for 'dieselgate'
Ex-VW exec sentenced to seven years for 'dieselgate'Article

A US court on Wednesday sentenced former Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt to seven years in prison for his role in the German automaker's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal...

Douglas Gillison 8 Dec 2017

Fraud is often an insider job
Fraud is often an insider jobArticle

Businesses concentrate on providing external security but often the threat comes from within an organisation where staff perpetrate fraud...

31 May 2017

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

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

Business ethics start at the top
Business ethics start at the topArticle

Ethical conduct in the workplace is of the utmost importance...

22 Apr 2015

Lactalis takes Parmalat to create world's top dairy firmArticle

PARMA, ITALY: French cheese maker Lactalis took control of Italy's Parmalat at a shareholder meeting on Tuesday, 28 June 2011, in a move aimed at creating the world's biggest dairy company after a corporate battle.

29 Jun 2011

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