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Auditors and IFRS
20 January 2020

Auditors marking their own IFRS homework?

As business becomes more complex, accounting standards become more complex and everyone needs some help with applying some of the new requirements.
Record of directors
10 January 2020

Record of Directors

One of the documents that a company is required to maintain in terms of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“the Act”) is a record of the directors of the company.
9 January 2020

Agile management - a growing priority for modern businesses

We all aspire to be agile – to be able to move quickly and easily, to think and understand rapidly. Who wants to be seen as slow and clumsy?


9 January 2020

Harnessing the potential of Africa’s supply chain and logistics sector

It is estimated that by 2030, Africa will have a population of 1.7 billion with more than half of them residing in seven countries: Nigeria, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa. 
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5 December 2019

The World and South Africa in the 2020s: Flags, scenarios and probabilities

Just over 32 years ago in 1987, I published a book entitled The World and South Africa in the 1990s based on the research of a scenario team put together by my company, Anglo American.
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5 December 2019

New annual return requirements: Compliance checklist

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (“CIPC”) has issued Notice 52 of 2019 announcing that new requirements will apply for companies to declare their compliance status to specific sections of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (as amended...
26 November 2019

My secondment experience and the importance of secondment

Trainees at RSM are often given the opportunity of going on secondment to a number of countries around the world, including Australia, Netherlands, New Zealand and the UK, to name a few.
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21 November 2019

8 cybersecurity tips for Black Friday

As we head towards the infamous Black Friday and Cyber Monday, scammers will be looking to take full advantage of unsuspecting online shoppers. This means that organisations and their employees need to be aware, alert and on the lookout for...
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14 November 2019

Machine learning and implications for accounting

“The future is here, it’s just not evenly distributed.” – William Ford Gibson.
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11 November 2019

Your Global Summary of IFRS News and Developments - November 2019

RSM World of IFRS summarises key matters arising from recent IASB discussions and decisions, highlights RSM thought leadership from around the world, and addresses an IFRS application question each month.