How to recognise a conflict of interest

Sometimes procurement professionals can be caught with their hand in the cookie jar, mixing business with pleasure to the detriment of their employers. While the King IV Report on Corporate Governance guides the private sector and the Public Finance Management Act and...

Curing or killing the patient? The quandary of quality management

Professor Roy Ramphal, academic director (acting) at the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) and the national president of the Southern African Society for Quality (SASQ), discusses the compelling reasons for today’s corporations to urgently...

IT governance benefits beyond ticking boxes

IT governance is often seen as a grudge endeavour, something businesses need to do in order to meet their regulatory compliance objectives. It is typically challenging to achieve, which adds to the resentment around it. By Simeon Tassev, MD and qualified security...

Amendments to the Amended Generic Codes of Good Practice on B-BBEE

On 9 April 2019, the Minister of Trade and Industry signed four amendments to the Amended Generic B-BBEE Codes of 2013 (Codes). These amendments were gazetted last Friday and will come into effect on 31 November 2019.06.05. By Adam Ismail, Candice Meyer and Safiyya...

FAIS compliance a business imperative

The Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act (FAIS) is designed to create a professional code of conduct with specific outcomes and measurements which Financial Services Providers (FSPs) must comply with. Angelique Strumpher, administration manager at...

365 days of GDPR: has the storm passed?

There’s no doubt that May 2018 will be remembered in business and technology circles as an important milestone in the evolution of data protection legislation, usage and public impact. By Johan Scheepers, systems engineering director for MESAT The implementation...