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Here's why South Africa and its neighbours are anxious about EU and UK post-Brexit trade talksArticle

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...

Mills Soko 21 Sep 2020

Fintech-focused startup accelerator seeks applicants for 2021 programme
Fintech-focused startup accelerator seeks applicants for 2021 programmeArticle

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), the global accounting organisation formed by CIMA and the AICPA, and CPA.com are seeking applicants for their 2021 startup accelerator programme, which specialises in accounting, finance and regulatory technology...

Issued by CIMA 17 Sep 2020

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Will robot calls and SMSs for direct marketing purposes become a thing of the past?Article

Livia Dyer, partner, and Nadine Mather, senior associate, Bowmans explain how PoPIA will impact and potentially change, the parameters of direct marketing...

Livia Dyer and Nadine Mather 15 Sep 2020

CIMA elects new female chairperson of the Ghana CIMA branch
CIMA elects new female chairperson of the Ghana CIMA branchArticle

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), has recently announced that Stella Oye has been elected as the first female chairperson of its Ghana branch...

Issued by CIMA 3 Sep 2020

ACFE SA and CIMA to advance the future of business and finance through mutual recognition of designations
ACFE SA and CIMA to advance the future of business and finance through mutual recognition of designationsArticle

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, South Africa Chapter (ACFE SA) have announced the undertaking of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) whereby the respective designations of these bodies will be mutually recognised...

Issued by CIMA 2 Sep 2020

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86MW Droogfontein 2 Solar Park begins full operationArticle

The Droogfontein 2 Solar Park situated near Kimberley in the Northern Cape, has reached full grid code compliance and commercial operation...

2 Sep 2020

Inclusive, multi-pronged approach needed for successful land reform programme
Inclusive, multi-pronged approach needed for successful land reform programmeArticle

According to Neo Mahabane, Madelien van Niekerk and Maria Magagula - members of communal property associations (CPAs), government-driven land reform programmes will falter if women from beneficiary communities do not play a central role...

24 Aug 2020

New landmark shopping centre opens for trade in Cape Town
New landmark shopping centre opens for trade in Cape TownArticle

The 6,500m2 fully-let Richmond Corner shopping centre in Cape Town opened its doors this month. It is also part of Richmond Park, an 84ha site that is part of a milestone land restitution settlement...

30 Jul 2020

Courts thwart king's attempt to control land
Courts thwart king's attempt to control landArticle

An attempt by Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's Ingonyama Trust to take control of thousands of hectares of land worth almost R1-billion, which was awarded to several communities in the greater Mthonjaneni (Melmoth) area as land restitution, has been thwarted by the courts...

Tania Broughton 17 Jul 2020

Ebrahim Patel, trade, industry and competition minister. Image: Wikipedia
Locally made ventilators go into productionArticle

In what is a first for the African continent, South African made ventilators have gone into production and will be ready in a few weeks time...

17 Jul 2020

The risks and rewards when opting to buy off-plan
The risks and rewards when opting to buy off-planArticle

With the repo rate currently sitting at an unprecedented low, buyers and investors are caught between buying off-plan vs. buying an existing property...

17 Jul 2020

SAIBA and CIMA announce signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
SAIBA and CIMA announce signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)Article

The South Africa Institute for Business Accountants (SAIBA) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to mutually recognise each body's accounting designations and work more closely to advance the accounting profession in South Africa...

Issued by CIMA 16 Jul 2020

Contact tracing and the data privacy challenge
Contact tracing and the data privacy challengeArticle

Recent years have seen a marked shift in the way technology interacts with our data privacy...

Shuman Ghosemajumder 19 Jun 2020

Call for comments on franchise industry code
Call for comments on franchise industry codeArticle

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) is calling for comments on the discussion document relating to the publication of the Franchise Association of South Africa Industry Code...

11 Jun 2020

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ACA and CPA to provide guidance on Level 3 advertising film shoot regulationsArticle

Following an agreement between the CPA and government, the ACA and the CPA will be providing much-needed advice and guidance to the advertising industry this coming week with respect to what creatives should be keeping in mind when conceptualising shoots during Level 3...

4 Jun 2020

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The 'new normal' of media spend in a Covid-19 worldArticle

Media is experiencing the aftershocks of the pandemic with fast-tracked digital transformation causing seismic shifts in media consumption. In turn this is impacting media spend, creating a 'new normal' in the South African media and advertising industry...

Amanda Rogaly 18 May 2020

How to avoid a paid search disaster
How to avoid a paid search disasterArticle

There's always going to be a situation that you can't plan for - clearly evident by the unprecedented circumstances the world is currently facing. But if you know all of the things that could go wrong, you can try and prevent them from happening...

Issued by Jellyfish South Africa 13 May 2020

Nazreen Sekao Pandor is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a qualified arbitrator. Peter Setou is the chief executive of the Vumelana Advisory Fund (Vumelana).
Land reform beneficiaries, use lockdown to put your CPA in orderArticle

The outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) and the implementation of the nationwide lockdown may have deferred the land reform programme...

Nazreen Sekao Pandor and Peter Setou 8 May 2020

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#LockdownLessons: Travelling towards a post-virus worldArticle

Odette Faling, CEO at Travelcheck, shares the lessons learned when her 10-month-old online travel agency was hit hard by the Covid-19 travel bans around the world...

Odette Faling 29 Apr 2020

Putting a stop to price gouging during lockdown
Putting a stop to price gouging during lockdownArticle

Several regulations have been gazetted to protect consumers during the State of National Disaster. One such regulation relates to the prohibition of the excessive pricing of essential goods and services. Essential goods include items such as toilet paper, hand sanitiser and disinfectant cleaners, to name a few...

Bobedi Seleke 24 Apr 2020

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Popia to fuel better customer experiences for South AfricansArticle

With the Protection of Personal Information Act (Popia) planned to commence imminently, the way direct marketing is carried out and received by South African consumers is set to shift...

Sandra Galer 14 Apr 2020

CUT assists government with Covid-19 medical needs
CUT assists government with Covid-19 medical needsArticle

CUT Innovation Services is assisting government in their fight against Covid-19 by printing 3D masks for non-invasive ventilation for use by patients. The project works on the concept of continuous positive airway pressure or bilevel positive airway pressure systems...

1 Apr 2020

A recipe for success from KFC's top franchisee Burt Gunning
A recipe for success from KFC's top franchisee Burt GunningArticle

Burt Gunning is the guy to take your cue from when it comes to running a successful franchise business...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Feb 2020

Global accounting leaders call on profession to help address climate change
Global accounting leaders call on profession to help address climate changeArticle

As part of The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) Accounting Bodies Network, 14 major accounting bodies are publishing a declaration calling on the profession to put sustainability and the fight against climate change at the forefront of its work...

Issued by CIMA 25 Feb 2020

Association of International Certified Professional Accountants creates new online Global Career Hub
Association of International Certified Professional Accountants creates new online Global Career HubArticle

A new website offers a place where jobseekers can browse and apply for global positions while giving employers and recruiters access to a broader pool of top talent...

Issued by CIMA 21 Feb 2020

Why upfront rental payments should be approached with caution
Why upfront rental payments should be approached with cautionArticle

While a landlord may be impressed and happy to receive upfront payments for between six to 12 months' rent in advance, the TPN Credit Bureau advises a cautious approach...

20 Feb 2020

Breaking borders: South African CAs and US CPAs to benefit from MRA
Breaking borders: South African CAs and US CPAs to benefit from MRAArticle

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) have signed a mutual recognition agreement (MRA)...

Issued by SAICA 11 Feb 2020

Start the new decade with CIMA
Start the new decade with CIMAArticle

Through the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the unified voice of the American Institute of CPAs and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, we are aiming to help you do just that...

Issued by CIMA 4 Feb 2020

A session at Davos highlighted the consequences of capitalism. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images
Can capitalism solve capitalism's problems?Article

Capitalism is in trouble - at least judging by recent polls...

Elizabeth Schmidt 2 Feb 2020

Nigeria has given a new GM cowpea variety the go ahead. Why it matters
Nigeria has given a new GM cowpea variety the go ahead. Why it mattersArticle

Nigeria recently approved the world's first GM cowpea, which provides full protection against the pod-borer Maruca, a major problem for this important crop...

28 Jan 2020

AICP Awards highlights craft with the world’s most obsessive crafter
AICP Awards highlights craft with the world’s most obsessive crafterVideo

The AICP Awards has enlisted the world’s most obsessive crafter to highlight the importance of craft and how the AICP Awards has celebrated craft in advertising. The film was conceived by a creative team at R/GA in New York and directed by Matt Piedmont at the US and UK-based production company PRETTYBIRD. AICP Awards has opened entries for the 2020 competitions – which includes The AICP Show, The AICP Post Awards and The AICP Next Awards. The deadline to enter is 14 February 2020.

28 Jan 2020

AICP Awards highlights craft with the world’s most obsessive crafter
AICP Awards highlights craft with the world’s most obsessive crafterVideo

The AICP Awards has enlisted the world’s most obsessive crafter to highlight the importance of craft and how the AICP Awards has celebrated craft in advertising. The film was conceived by a creative team at R/GA in New York and directed by Matt Piedmont at the US and UK-based production company PRETTYBIRD. AICP Awards has opened entries for the 2020 competitions – which includes The AICP Show, The AICP Post Awards and The AICP Next Awards. The deadline to enter is 14 February 2020.

28 Jan 2020

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Marketers anticipate greater privacy regulation in 2020 [report]Article

Ahead of International Data Privacy Day, privacy-first marketing is the focus of the policy chapter of Warc's Marketer's Toolkit 2020...

27 Jan 2020

#Newsmaker: VMLY&R's Jacquie Mullany is the 2020 Gerety Awards' SA jury ambassador
#Newsmaker: VMLY&R's Jacquie Mullany is the 2020 Gerety Awards' SA jury ambassadorArticle

The Gerety Awards recently announced Johannesburg as an executive judging session with Jacquie Mullany, executive creative director at VMLY&R as the ambassador for the South African jury...

Jessica Tennant 22 Dec 2019

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Call for for participation in land expropriation draft billArticle

Vumelana Advisory Fund is making a strong call for all key stakeholders and South Africans, in general, to participate by making inputs on the draft Bill and engaging with the process in order to ensure a fair representation of different voices, as the country forges ahead in amending Section 25 of the Constitution.

19 Dec 2019

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Effective Use of Partnerships and Sponsorships shortlist announced for Warc Media Awards 2019Article

Warc has released the Effective Use of Partnerships and Sponsorships shortlist for the Warc Media Awards 2019...

11 Dec 2019

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What we've learnt from building Africa's biggest genome libraryArticle

The human genome was first sequenced in 2003 by multiple research centres across the world. The breakthrough was hailed as the dawn of a new era...

Deepti Gurdasani, Ayesha Motala, Pontiano Kaleebu & Segun Fatumo 4 Dec 2019

Ford fined R35 million for Kuga debacle
Ford fined R35 million for Kuga debacleArticle

The Ford Motor Company of South Africa (FMCSA) has been fined an administrative fine of R35 million for the incidents in which the company's Kuga 1.6 model caught fire...

2 Dec 2019

#MusicExchange: Monique Hellenberg
#MusicExchange: Monique HellenbergArticle

Dynamic singer Monique Hellenberg is the voice behind Goldfish's mega-hit "This Is How It Goes". She has just returned from working in the Far East for the past few months...

Martin Myers 19 Nov 2019

Safeguards for consumers: food labelling
Safeguards for consumers: food labellingArticle

In South Africa, there are many regulations relating to the production, marketing and labelling of food to protect consumers...

Issued by Pyrotec 6 Nov 2019

Association of International Certified Professional Accountants comments on OECD digital economy tax proposal
Association of International Certified Professional Accountants comments on OECD digital economy tax proposalArticle

The Association has commented on the OECD's Programme of Work to Develop a Consensus Solution to the Tax Challenges Arising from the Digitalisation of the Economy...

Issued by CIMA 4 Nov 2019

When should revenue for gift cards be taxable?
When should revenue for gift cards be taxable?Article

The recent Tax Court (Cape Town) judgement of IT 24510 confirmed that amounts received by a retailer for the sale of gift cards were not "received or accrued" for purposes of the gross income definition...

Joon Chong 25 Oct 2019

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EFSA launches Africa's first e-commerce TrustmarkArticle

The Ecommerce Forum South Africa has launched its Safe.Shop Trustmark. The EFSA provides the Trustmark badge to e-commerce platforms that have been confirmed as being compliant...

23 Oct 2019

Top 3 risks facing the construction industry
Top 3 risks facing the construction industryArticle

With Fitch Solutions predicting sluggish growth of only 2.4% for 2019, the South African construction industry currently finds itself in an unpredictable macro-environment...

23 Oct 2019

Elizabeth Elfenbein, Michael Bonilla to chair 2019 Global Awards' Executive Jury sessions
Elizabeth Elfenbein, Michael Bonilla to chair 2019 Global Awards' Executive Jury sessionsArticle

The New York Festivals' Global Awards has announced the executive juries for this year's Executive Jury sessions...

22 Oct 2019

Understanding the nitty gritty of owning heritage properties
Understanding the nitty gritty of owning heritage propertiesArticle

South Africa's oldest city, Cape Town, is rich in architectural heritage and preserving the integrity of its historical buildings for future generations is vital...

21 Oct 2019

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Key findings from East-West Digital News' report on influencer marketing in RussiaArticle

East-West Digital News (EWDN) recently released a report on the state of influencer marketing in Russia...

16 Oct 2019

Global startup accelerator programme for accounting profession seeks new applicants
Global startup accelerator programme for accounting profession seeks new applicantsArticle

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants are seeking new applicants for their joint startup accelerator programme, which focuses on innovation in accounting, finance and regulatory technology...

Issued by CIMA 7 Oct 2019

Passing cost increases onto tenants - can/should it be done?
Passing cost increases onto tenants - can/should it be done?Article

Landlords can incur cost increases as a result of municipality property valuations escalating rates, rising insurance premiums, or as levies increase on sectional title property...

7 Oct 2019

Land reform a possible game changer in the tourism sector
Land reform a possible game changer in the tourism sectorArticle

Successful implementation of the land reform programme has the potential to accelerate the growth of the tourism sector by deflating simmering fears of wanton land grabs...

Peter Setou 4 Oct 2019

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