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Debunking blockchain and cryptocurrency myths

One of the greater barriers to investment and adoption of cryptos and blockchain technology lies within the scepticism that surrounds it...

By Sean Sanders 2 days ago

IRBA calls for board nominations

The caretaker board appointed by finance minister, Tito Mboweni, to guide the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) to a more stable position has called for nominations for new board members...

26 Feb 2021

Can blockchain technology really help Africa's economy?

While blockchain is not a new technology, its adoption has been slow in Africa. However, the application of this technology here could lead to interesting outcomes...

By Musa Kalenga and Samuel Segun 26 Feb 2021

Jenitha John quits crisis-wracked IRBA

The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has announced that Jenitha John has resigned from her role as CEO of the body...

17 Feb 2021

KPMG drops non-audit services from its menu for listed clients

Audit firm, KPMG, will no longer offer non-audit services to its JSE-listed clients, in an attempt to repair its tattered reputation, and that of the profession in general...

16 Feb 2021

Akademia wins CIMA Excellence Award

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) distinguishes Akademia for its outstanding contribution to the accounting profession...

Issued by CIMA 8 Feb 2021

Finance minister fires IRBA board

Finance minister, Tito Mboweni, has dissolved the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) board of directors following a meeting about the resignation of several board members and the appointment of the current CEO...

29 Jan 2021

Corporates, do not be caught out by IFRS 17

There is a common misconception that the International Financial Reporting Standards 17 (IFRS17): Insurance Contracts accounting standard applies exclusively to insurers...

By Dewald van den Berg 28 Jan 2021

New body aims to align CFO function across Africa

Within the context of corporate scandals, cyber threats, new technology, transparency requirements and an ever-changing regulatory environment it has become necessary to reassess the role of the chief financial officer (CFO)...

27 Jan 2021

Fighting intimidation in the audit space

A survey reveals that an increasing number of auditors feel threatened or intimidated during the course of their work...

21 Jan 2021

Good governance tips in challenging times: Simplifying the 16 steps of King IV corporate compliance

We all know how quickly things can literally change overnight, particularly since first hearing about the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns....

By Riana Grobler 15 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 3 skills finance professionals cannot go without in 2021 and beyond

The accountancy and audit industries are on the cusp of an automation transformation, guided by the incredible growth of emerging technologies like robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI)...

By PJ Bishop 12 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Finance & Insurance

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Finance & Insurance platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

14 Dec 2020

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