The informal market keeps the world alive

Nearly two billion people work in it. And it accounts for perhaps 20% of the world’s total economic activity, writes Mark Nestmann in International Man. “It” is the black market, or System D, a slang phrase adapted from the French word débrouillard. A débrouillard is...

75 Saiba members sign on as election observers

The SA Institute of Business Accountants (Saiba) is the latest professional body whose members have been allowed to apply as observers for the upcoming 8 May election. “This is the first time that Saiba has been involved in the election process, and so far 75 of our...

Regulating the profession in Namibia

Overview Regulators in Namibia play a crucial role in maintaining order and creating an environment for business growth. Accountants and auditors play a crucial role in supporting the work of the regulators by helping SMEs file their tax returns on time, assisting...

Digitalisation of Client Onboarding

By Nadine Chetty We learnt the lesson on client onboarding a few months ago. We just bagged a client…so we thought. It was quite a lucrative client. I think our biggest mistake was being too excited over it and with that, we completely missed the planning phase. We...