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Transformation is a culture

A decision to move transformation beyond being compliance-driven has resulted in the Bill Venter Academy changing its future structure.

Developing BEE from within

The impact may not yet be noticeable, but BEE projects that could broadly fall into the CSI category are benefiting the country.

Ownership: Rearing its head once again

Companies are battling to come to terms with the government’s revised BBBEE codes.

Commitment to transformation

A common characteristic among this year’s Most Empowered Companies is their transparent commitment to real transformation and empowerment.

Amended BEE codes a new focus

Companies may be tempted to focus on flaws in the BEE amended codes of good practice, but that would be a dangerous game to play.

Retailers score on employment equity

The triumvirate of management control, employment equity and skills development present organisations with some perplexing questions.

Qualified skills a scarce commodity

Finding skilled senior management remains a challenge in South Africa.

Ownership is not a cut-and-dried issue

Companies seek clarity on the changes to the empowerment scorecards.

The art and science of measuring empowerment

The methodology behind the research gives ratings their credence.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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