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The basics of business etiquette

Poor etiquette could lead to lost business, so here are our business etiquette essentials. By Orla Brosnan Etiquette may seem like an antiquated, old-fashioned idea with many thinking of business etiquette as simply knowing which fork to use at a business lunch. Modern business etiquette, however, has an important and relevant role to play in… Read More The basics of business etiquette

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Taking full control

By Jemelyn Yadao The first project of its kind in Asia, the Institute’s Financial Controllership Programme was launched this year to provide practical training to members who are transitioning from practice to business or new to the post. Jemelyn Yadao talks to the people involved in the pilot programme to find out how financial controllers… Read More Taking full control

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From CFO to CEO

By Robin Lynam Top-notch analytical skills and a strong strategic mind-set are well-known characteristics of a chief financial officer, which are also important attributes for those who are looking to become chief executive officer. Robin Lynam talks to some successful CFO turned- CEOs about their career development paths to find out what more is needed… Read More From CFO to CEO

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Many ages of the accountant: forties

By Simon Wright We are all familiar with the saying ‘life begins at 40’ – yet to what extent can this be said for one’s accountancy career? In the latest of the series The Many Ages of Accountants, Simon Wright, operations director of CareersinAudit.com looks at the different ways accountants can fare and flourish in… Read More Many ages of the accountant: forties

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Growing investor confidence

By Cobus Grové With the weakening rand and increasing interest rates, every CFO has to take drastic measures to ensure that investors are confident that their investment is in a safe pair of hands. During the past 30 months, I had the privilege to be the CFO of DigiCore Holdings Limited, a company that was… Read More Growing investor confidence

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The evolving role of the CFO

By Pieter van Niekerk Technology is rapidly transforming and enhancing the way we work. We have seen job descriptions change in accordance with technological change, with the CFO probably seeing the most dramatic change in roles and responsibilities over the past few years. In today’s business world, chief financial officers are responsible for much more… Read More The evolving role of the CFO