Getting the balance right: Board members, skills and influence

The importance of influential board members, with a diversity of skills and experience, cannot be underestimated. They have the power to determine the rise and fall of companies through their influence and leadership...

3 days ago

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

#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

#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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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