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News article
15 March 2018
Requirements of the Companies Act and tax effects When considering company distributions, we most often think of cash dividends, being one form of the return on investment for the shareholders. The definition of a distribution in accordance with...
News article
15 March 2018
Employers are able to compensate their employees, for costs incurred in respect of business travel, in a number of ways. One of the generally accepted methods of compensation is to reimburse the employee based on mileage travelled. The value of the...
News article
16 March 2018
Any globalisation definition should include more than just the ever-expanding technological advances in transport and communications. It is instead about decreasing obstacles to international trade and investment, increasing global supply chains and...
News article
23 March 2018
PUBLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS IAS 19 amended for plan amendment, curtailment or settlement  On 7 February 2018, the IASB issued an amendment which is effective from 1 January 2019, with early application permitted.  The...
Publication article
27 March 2018
A look at the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how it will affect businesses in Africa.
News article
27 March 2018
Protectionism and populism are on the rise in the global economy. Businesses are starting to ask: has globalisation, which has helped to expand the world economy and raise millions out of poverty, had its day? For company leaders, this is one of the...
News article
13 April 2018
China is rapidly becoming the new champion of economic cooperation, trade and globalisation. As others retreat from the forefront, Chinese businesses are looking to expand and grow into all corners of the world. China and globalisation are no...
News article
27 April 2018
The potential applications of blockchain technology are numerous, but the technology is complex and difficult to wield. Indeed, truly taking advantage of blockchain not only requires businesses to adapt existing business models, but to reimagine...
News article
3 April 2018
At RSM, trainee accountants are trained to interact with clients in a professional, ethical and timely manner while ensuring the client is receiving a high level of professional service. This is not a skill learned over night and takes a great deal...
News article
9 April 2018
We live in a period where technology allows consumers to be contacted at any time via e-mail, phone calls and even through social media. Section 1 of the Consumer Protection Act (“CPA”) defines the term “direct marketing” as an approach to a person...

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