Ethics / Insight

September 5, 2017

The expert witness

Accountants are increasingly requested to provide expert evidence in court. This often involves cases regarding consequential loss of various kinds, business valuations, marital separations and opinions as to what is – or is not – professional competence. But do you really understand the role […]
July 25, 2017

More CEOS forced out of office for ethical lapses

The share of CEOs forced out of office for ethical lapses has been on the rise, according to the “2016 CEO Success study” by Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business. The study, which analysed CEO successions at the world’s largest 2,500 public companies...
July 12, 2017

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 […]
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.
November 30, 2016

Transformational Leadership

According to an article published by Forbes about the world’s greatest leaders research shows that in order to lead and do business in the modern era leaders need to exemplify a new model of leadership.
August 25, 2016

A question of ethics

Two masters too many – it’s a question of ethics. Conflicts of interest in the financial advice industry. By Lee White FCA
August 17, 2016

How social investment projects started making sense for big companies

Companies are cottoning on to the idea that social investment projects can be good for business even if they don’t show up in the balance sheet.
August 16, 2016

Helping accountants do the right thing

Against a backdrop of high-profile corporate scandals, the accountancy profession is set to come under stricter ethics standards.