As we transition through the final quarter of the year, we consider the likely economic outlook over the medium term.
Independence is one of those things that we start to long for at an early age. I look at my kids and realise that although they may seek our love, affirmation and security and a few other things; there is something they
“Our business was in the importation of vinyl and related products for signage applications. We were fortunate, at the time, to hold several agencies and this meant that we imported materials from around the globe.
A positive work environment is quite subjective for each individual. For some this may be how close they sit to the coffee machine while for others it might be having a window seat. But the working environment is
U.S recessionary fears continue to dominate markets with the result that the overriding sentiment, particularly within the foreign currency market, continues to be risk-off. Despite these recessionary fears investor
My colleagues, David du Plessis and Evan May, wrote an insightful piece on the financial consequences of the Russia-Ukraine crisis. There is, in addition to the obvious financial impact, the unfolding humanitarian crisis
On 12 July 2022 the dollar hit parity with the euro for the first time since 2002. For the dollar to trade at parity, it is implied that USD 1 is equal to EUR 1. While parity does not have direct economic
Over the past 3 months the rand has weakened against the dollar by almost 10%, and around 6% over the last month alone. There are many importers who are crying and exporters who are smiling. But what if for example you are
There’s an old accounting adage “Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity and cashflow is king.” What does it really mean? And how does it affect the banks appetite to lend Let’s start by understanding what each of the
Inflation has been a key theme and area of discussion in the financial markets of late. Rising inflation is a global phenomenon and not centric to the US alone, although investors are paying particularly close attention to inflation dynamics in the US.
How do you go about setting your goals and measuring the outcomes of these goals? When you do this, who do you measure yourself against? We tend to focus our energy on being better (or becoming better)
You might hear the word “public officer” spoken frequently by your accountants and tax practitioners. A new buzz word for SARS.
As per SAICA (The South Africa Institute of Chartered Accountants), the following defines the term: