April 17, 2023

What is Greenwashing

Greenwashing is on the rise as an increasing number of stakeholders – from investors and board members to consumers, staff and regulators – demand that companies take positive climate and environmental action. What is greenwashing? Greenwashing is where companies make misleading or unsubstantiated claims about products or activities in order […]
March 8, 2023

Global Study Identifies the Key to Fostering Female Ambition in the Profession

December 7, 2022

Wooing The Next Generation Of Workers

At a time when the future of employment seems more fluid than ever, a new generation is starting to make its presence felt in the workforce. Born between 1997 and 2016, the oldest members of the cohort known as Generation Z are entering the global job market at one of the most challenging moments in recent memory.
December 7, 2022

Mathabo Makhaya (32) wins top prize in the SAICA Top-35-under-35 CA(SA) competition

Mathabo Makhaya, Group Financial Manager at Harmony Gold Mining and Chairperson of the Investment Committee Mineworkers Provident Fund, has been announced as the overall winner of the highly coveted 2022 Top 35-under-35 chartered accountants [CA(SA)] competition.
December 7, 2022

Smashing the glass ceiling

Coined in the seventies, the term ‘the glass ceiling’ has become a mainstay of discourse on gender equality in the boardroom, but over 40 years on, have we even come close to breaking it? Liz Riley reports.
December 7, 2022

What does going concern in the public sector really mean?

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s White Paper Restoring Trust in Audit and Corporate Governance proposed that all public interest entities include a resilience statement in response to questions over the disclosures and audit of going concern following high-profile corporate collapses
December 7, 2022

Net Zero Accountancy Protocol

Net Zero Now, in collaboration with ICAEW, Sage (UK) Ltd, ACCA, AAT and the Good Business Charter, developed the Net Zero Accountancy Protocol, an accountancy-specific standard for reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions that has been peer reviewed by a broad base of stakeholders representing both the accountancy sector and sustainability and climate experts, and is aligned with international climate science.
September 29, 2022

Learning Hub

Enrol in the climate-related financial disclosure online courses to build your knowledge and enhance your disclosures of climate-related information. These free online courses are suitable for anyone interested in learning more about climate-related disclosure and the TCFD, and are designed to help you fill the knowledge gap and enhance your disclosures of climate-related information.
September 29, 2022

LDC Graduation of Bangladesh

The United Nations held the first conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC) in 1981 to highlight LDCs special economic needs and to generate international attention for socio-economic development of the LDCs.
September 29, 2022

So, you want to start a social enterprise?

Social enterprises can empower ordinary people to bring positive change to their communities and society, but what are the options and where do you start? Chris MM Gordon outlines what’s involved, and the invaluable support accountants can provide If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is the importance to society of the power and resilience of ordinary people and local organisations providing community services.