By Lisa van de Geyn Operating in the underground economy might seem smart in the short term, but it creates a host of negative consequences for the economy, businesses and consumers. Few – if any – countries fared worse than … Continue reading
By Johnathan Dillon South Africa’s basic education system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and two important aspects of a successfully revamped education system are a student-centred focus and passionate teachers. Few South Africans would deny that our basic … Continue reading
ICAEW and PwC have published UK television in Focus. This exciting report highlights Britain’s front-row place in the global television industry, the corporate deals that have reshaped the sector and business and financial challenges for TV producers in the UK.
By David Descôteaux Raising the minimum wage may do more harm than good for those at the bottom of the income ladder. Imagine you are the CEO of a small or medium-sized enterprise that employs minimum-wage workers. How would you … Continue reading
By Aaron Watson Nicholas Negroponte sees hope for the retail sector, more disruption in the media industry, and internet access becoming a human right. Media disruptor, technology guru, futurist and entrepreneur Nicholas Negroponte has a simple focus when considering investment in a start-up – the person. While … Continue reading
Check out ICAEW’s dedicated microsite for news, views and debate on the upcoming EU referendum. This article was originally published in the June 2016 edition of economia.