July 12, 2017
SAICA-Report-New-auditors-report-2017-cover-image

SAICA – Audit Report 2017

From the 15th December 2016, the format and content of the auditor’s report as we knew it changed for all audits of financial statements. Every auditor’s report on the the audit of financial statements of any entity issued in South Africa, whether it is a mandatory audit or a voluntary […]
June 26, 2017

Business with a social impact: George Mubipe

Impact and purpose are recurring themes in George Mubipe’s career, culminating in his current role. For the past six years, he has been an Executive Director with Focus Financial Services, a lender to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Zambia. The company began with the goal of providing finance to early-stage small businesses that might not otherwise have had access to capital.
June 12, 2017
The Future CA 2025

The Future CA 2025

"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity." - Einstein, with the uncanny future insight for which he was widely renowned, encapsulated the dichotomy that currently faces the accounting profession.
May 4, 2017

Cashless society: is physical money on it’s last legs?

Across the world, reserves of cash are dwindling. In some countries, mobile and contactless payments are more the norm than traditional legal tender. Oliver Griffin explores whether or not we are destined for a fully cashless future.
April 19, 2017

Helping Charities Do Good Better

Charities rely largely on donations and grants from individuals, government entities and other organisations to carry out their charitable activities.
April 3, 2017
Investors in 2017 - what to look out for

2017: Where to for investors?

In today’s interconnected, fast-changing world, you need deep investment insights to make the connections between many seemingly unconnected factors.
March 14, 2017

Excel Threatened by New Technology

Microsoft Excel turned 30 last year. This makes it older than half of my colleagues in PwC’s Deals Modelling team, a team for whom Excel is as clay is to a potter.
December 20, 2016

Success in a Selfish Age

The world of work is changing, driven by technological change. The professional services sector frequently leads the way in adopting new and sometimes disruptive workplace technologies. They disrupt partly because they affect workplace behaviours and how humans interact with the technology.
December 14, 2016

The strategic partner: Dennis Tan

After spending five years in Germany, Dennis Tan returned east in 2012 to take up the role of CFO for DHL Express Asia Pacific in Hong Kong for a move he describes as “a bit of a homecoming”. “It allowed me to reflect on how incredible the growth in this region has been with the company having solidified its leading market position in Asia in 2011 with 40 percent market share,” he says.
November 30, 2016

Cybersecurity: Identify the weakest link

Do forensic accountants have a role to play in investigating cybercrime? Rachel Richardson ACA and Paul Kelly ACA consider the forensic accountant’s skillset against the backdrop of this new and rapidly growing type of fraud.