Peer Learning & Crisis Risk Mitigation

Peer Learning & Crisis Risk Mitigation

Problem: COVID-19 created a near unmanageable crisis for manufacturers. The crisis fostered a unique challenge of simultaneous information overload and lack of clarity, meaning that managing business risk was extremely difficult. Solution: A risk management programme,...
The investment climate in South Africa

The investment climate in South Africa

A review of corporate financial reporting highlighted the perception that very high cash holdings by South African firms has been a persistent problem in the economy in recent years. In 2014, and for the first time in many years, local companies invested more outside...
Introduction to the draft Carbon Tax Bill

Introduction to the draft Carbon Tax Bill

The draft carbon tax bill released for comment on 02 November 2015 should have caught the attention of the chemicals industry. The National Treasury has indicated that it will stand firm on implementing the tax from 01 January 2017. The South African government has...