Faith Ngwenya of Saipa
When things go bad. Business liquidation or business rescue?

South African companies in financial trouble are opting for business rescue rather than shutting their doors...

By Faith Ngwenya 15 hours ago

Emotional intelligence is vital for the success of professional accountants in a digital age, says ACCA
Emotional intelligence is vital for the success of professional accountants in a digital age, says ACCA

A new report from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants examines the role of emotional intelligence in developing the accountancy profession needed for a fast-evolving digital age...

Issued by ACCA 17 hours ago

Helping SA companies to get serious about innovation
Helping SA companies to get serious about innovation

South Africa fares poorly when it comes to innovation in part because many organisations have no clear guidelines on what innovation actually entails...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 day ago

Leading accounting firm SekelaXabiso implements Deltek's accounting practice management solution
Leading accounting firm SekelaXabiso implements Deltek's accounting practice management solution

Silversoft, a leading provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms, has announced that leading South African Accounting & Audit Firm, SekelaXabiso (SkX), has implemented Deltek Maconomy to manage its practice...

Issued by Silversoft 9 Nov 2018

#NewBiz: BDO appoints The Looking Glass, Alphabet Soup
#NewBiz: BDO appoints The Looking Glass, Alphabet Soup

BDO South Africa has appointed The Looking Glass and Alphabet Soup to launch their first local advertising campaign in line with BDO's merger with Grant Thornton Johannesburg...

8 Nov 2018

Bernard Agulhas, CEO of IRBA
IRBA reports to Parliament on VBS

The IRBA told Parliament that it has followed the VBS Mutual Bank developments from the time the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) placed the bank under curatorship...

8 Nov 2018

Digitalising the CFOs role
Digitalising the CFOs role

Gone are the days of relying on expansive spreadsheets to plan and consolidate company finances...

By Francois Beyleveld 24 Oct 2018

Zweli Mkhize, minister of cooperative governance and traditional affairs
Heads roll amid VBS municipal probe

Several municipal officials have been suspended and in some instances, charged with fraud in relation to investments made in VBS Mutual Bank...

24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Malefetsane Mohlakoana
Internal auditing adds strategic value

An internal audit is the most effective method of providing stakeholders with an overview of an organisation's health...

By Malefetsane Mohlakoana 23 Oct 2018

EasyBiz QuickBooks rebrands for more tech-focused future
EasyBiz QuickBooks rebrands for more tech-focused future

EasyBiz QuickBooks has rebranded and changed it name to align its identity with its vision for the future

16 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

AICPA & CIMA Finance Transformation Johannesburg
AICPA & CIMA Finance Transformation Johannesburg

Discover the strategies and advice you need to move your finance function forward. This conference will help you to prepare for the future demands of a business you haven't even seen yet...

Issued by KNect365 8 Oct 2018

Nhlamulo Dlomu
KPMG chief exec takes up global role

After a tumultuous year steadying the ship, KPMG South Africa's chief executive officer, Nhlamulo Dlomu, will be moving on to a new global role focusing on organisational culture change and ethical leadership.

4 Oct 2018

Colin Coleman to join keynote speakers at The National Business Awards 2018
Colin Coleman to join keynote speakers at The National Business Awards 2018

Colin Coleman, a renowned South African banker and public figure will be talking at the Prestigious 16th Annual National Business Awards 2018...

Issued by Topco Media 1 Oct 2018

How to overcome financial planning challenges in retail
How to overcome financial planning challenges in retail

South African retailers face numerous macro-economic, socio-economic, political, and operational challenges. In a world where finance departments are driving to be business partners...

By Allan Saffy 27 Sep 2018

Alfred Ramosedi
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...

20 Sep 2018

Chartered accountants and 4IR
Chartered accountants and 4IR

Blockchain, bitcoin, data analytics, process automation and artificial intelligence are but some of the other new areas where technology is having an impact on the role of accountants and auditors...

19 Sep 2018

New pan-African audit body plans to restore confidence in profession
New pan-African audit body plans to restore confidence in profession

The ambition of the newly formed African Forum of Independent Accounting and Auditing Regulators (Afiaar) is to build a credible institution which will instil the much-needed confidence in the accounting and auditing profession...

17 Sep 2018

Anton Meyer
Execs still unprepared for liability risks

Stakeholders have made their voices heard in recent years, resulting in more companies and their directors facing litigation...

13 Sep 2018

Financial institutions warned to guard against cyber attacks
Financial institutions warned to guard against cyber attacks

Deputy Reserve Bank Governor, Francois Groepe, has urged financial institutions to be aware of cyber threats as they embrace technological advancements...

30 Aug 2018

International escrow and tax services offered by Europlaw Group
International escrow and tax services offered by Europlaw Group

Europlaw Group has entered a joint venture with Ithuba Savings Credit Corp Limited representing ISCC Group, that has an international footprint from the banking to oil and gas industries...

Issued by Europlaw 27 Aug 2018

Chartered Accountants ITC pass rate reaches 87.7% high
Chartered Accountants ITC pass rate reaches 87.7% high

The South African Institute of Chartered Accounts (SAICA) has announced that a further 634 candidates have joined the 2,220 candidates who passed the ITC in January 2018...

17 Aug 2018

CAs behaving badly: The Saica professional conduct code explained
CAs behaving badly: The Saica professional conduct code explained

The accounting profession is under pressure at the moment to improve public perceptions on whether they, and more specifically chartered accountants, are still behaving ethically...

13 Aug 2018

Jeanne Viljoen, project director for practice at Saica
SMPs have their heads in the cloud

Making use of 'the cloud' to fulfil the accounting function has many benefits both to small medium practitioners (SMPs) and their clients, the primary one being increased productivity...

7 Aug 2018

Bernard Agulhas, CEO: IRBA
MAFR the main reason for 33% of companies changing auditors

One third of the JSE-listed companies polled have cited the mandatory audit firm rotation (MAFR) rule as the primary reason why they have changed audit firms...

3 Aug 2018

Imran Vanker
IRBA issues notice of transparency reporting for audit firms

The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has called on South African audit firms to produce transparency reports which provide insight...

31 Jul 2018

Technology and values are essential to future business model innovation, says ACCA
Technology and values are essential to future business model innovation, says ACCA

In today's ever-changing world, organisations are using business model design to build unique approaches to creating value that have the potential to radically disrupt industries...

Issued by ACCA 31 Jul 2018

Ilanie Brits
The struggle of saving

It is becoming more and more difficult to save, and for some people it often feels like an accomplishment just surviving from payday to payday. This struggle from month to month makes it easy to forget the importance of saving for our future...

By Ilanie Brits, Issued by Meredith Harington 30 Jul 2018

Rashied Small, executive: education, training and membership at the South African Institute of Professional Accountants
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

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