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November 2023

Strategise for 2024: Prepare Your Board Calendar & Workplan Today

As the year draws to a close, it's time to reflect on what's been accomplished and start planning for the year ahead. In the corporate world, this includes getting your board, shareholders, and committee meetings in order for a successful 2024. The annual board calendar is a powerful tool to ensure that your organisation is well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.   Let's explore why and how you should set up your board calendar to make 2024 a year of effective governance.

AI in Corporate Finance: Revolutionising Company Valuations and Redefining Cyber-security Strategies

In the rapidly evolving landscape of corporate finance, the integration of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) stands as a transformative force, reshaping the traditional paradigms of valuations and cybersecurity strategies. Corporate finance professionals, particularly those focused on company valuations, are embracing a new era where AI is not merely influencing financial analysis; it is becoming the cornerstone of redefining the strategies used to protect financial data against cyber threats.  

Get Your Financial House in Order These Holidays

As 2023 draws to a close, we are reminded of a year that has truly been a roller-coaster for all South Africans. Amidst the challenges of load shedding and the jubilation of the Springboks' triumphant return as world champions, we look forward to a well-deserved break. As we recharge and set our sights on a hopeful 2024, it is crucial to take a moment for one last task this year: a financial health check.

Understanding Cyber Risks: 5 Critical Reasons for Cyber Risk Assessments

In today's fast-paced digital landscape, businesses find themselves navigating an intricate web of cyber threats, data breaches and evolving regulations. The need to secure sensitive information and protect digital assets has never been more pressing. This article sheds light on why cyber risk assessments are an indispensable tool for organisations of all sizes and industries, offering five essential reasons to consider.

Joint Ventures and CIDB Requirements: A Comprehensive Guide

Joint ventures (JVs) are strategic partnerships formed for various reasons, such as tackling large or complex projects, leveraging specialised skills, and fostering the growth of emerging firms in developing countries like South Africa. In this article, we will explore the intricacies of joint ventures and delve into the specific requirements relating to JVs in the construction section as set by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB).