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SA, should we stop complaining about tax money being misused?

In the charged atmosphere of the upcoming elections on May 29, tax misuse is once again a hot topic. Phumelela Dion Makhoba weighs it up, what should we consider before raising SARS concerns.

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SARS implements ‘estimated assessment functionality’ for VAT - What does that mean for me?

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has announced that the estimated assessment functionality has been implemented for value-added tax (VAT). Director Suresh Naidoo and our team of tax experts, Nontando Zondo, Silindile Pearl Phakathi and Nhlanhla Musa Mdlalose, explain what this means for business owners.

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"You're an Auditor, Harry!" - Why being a trainee is like life at Hogwarts

Picture it: the snow owl just dropped off your acceptance letter for Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. But you're not 11, not Harry Potter, and it's the beginning of your auditor journey. In part one of this entertaining epic, HP fan Khofhid Govender explains how being a trainee has been like a fictional tale. One that is both a dream and a nightmare!

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Flexibility is success - the case for remote work options

Following recent mandates from major organisations for their workers to return to the office full-time, we think hybrid solutions are still possible. Many businesses are at a crossroads: Are you team #workfromhome or team #returntooffice? Kiyara Rampersadh argues for the case of offering working from home or a hybrid offering. She explains how the future is flexibility.

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Valuing Human Excellence - The downfall of overworking star employees

Danger lurks when you pile the work onto your best employee. Yes, they are more than capable, yes, they excel at their work. But this could be the very reason they jump ship. Shabnum Hassim explores why we need to stop burdening star employees.

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Accounting for the future - how we are using AI to change your world

We love artificial intelligence! So we are bringing the best of it to you. The AI Steering Committee, Deepika Naidoo, Nhlanhla Musa Mdlalose, Tshegofatso Nteko, Ebrahim Kaloo and Mumtaaz Khan, share the chronicles of the Accensis AI journey and how we are going to shake up the accounting world.

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Do it while you can - why I think you need an intervivos trust

After I am dead and gone, what does it matter? I say, do it while you can. Let's talk wills and estates. Our attorney and fiduciary manager, Amishka Hansjee, wants to remind you of the benefits of creating an inter-vivos trust.

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Mike Procter and cricket lessons for a non-racialised South Africa

Following the passing of great South African cricketer Mike Procter, our director Mr Suresh Naidoo shares his moment with Proccie and how his impact paved the way for sports people of all races.

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Mastering the juggle - how I balance motherhood, marriage and management

Having it all - how do you do that? Mother of 2, wife and BPO accounting manager Nthabiseng Lebogo, AGA(SA), shares some tips on how she thrives in her many roles.

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Food manufacturers, see how you can cash in on the diesel refund extension

Providing relief for the general fuel levy, in 2000 the government implemented the diesel refund system. With the help of SARS, food manufacturers have a diesel refund extension until 2025. Tax Practitioner Nhlanhla Musa Mdlalose explains how business owners can cash in.

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Knowledge is power - why we invest in further professional development

Providing learning opportunities to employees is a vital strategy when considering staff retention. We are on board with it, but how does this help you? Audit Manager Shayur Mohun explains why both businesses and professional individuals thrive when further learning opportunities are available to employees.

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Hard work pays up - How I secured my dream promotion

Internal promotions are a litmus test for a employee's value in an organisation. Recently promoted to senior accountant, Zamokuhle Mkhize shares how he flourishes and rakes in the accolades.

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Bridging the gap - 5 ways to improve skills shortage in accounting, audit and tax

Stakeholders are concerned, employers are frustrated, and aspiring accountants feel failed - but what's the solution? Here are some suggestions for bridging the skills gap in the audit, accounting and tax industries.

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In a neat little bow - Cracking the 2023 nutshell

Thank you, reader. It’s been real, it’s been fun but it’s time to lock up shop. Accensis has wrapped up for the year, I hope our favourite takes of 2023 can keep you comforted this festive season. Have a look at our year's ‘montage’.

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Amendments to the income tax act that will affect the 2nd provisional tax estimate

During the 2023 tax year, SARS issued a Taxation Law Amendment Act of 2021 that has seen a few changes to the Income Tax Act system. Have a look at how these changes will affect your business.

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Social Media can steal your happiness, here’s how I combat that

Do you ever scroll through social media and worry about your life? Are you stressed about falling behind and not meeting your goals like your peers? Stop comparing. Trainee Auditor Tshegofatso Nteko explains how intentionality and focusing on yourself can contribute to your happiness.

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Masters of problems - why there are so many hurdles in estate planning

It's time to prepare for the future - starting with wills and estate planning! But have you wondered why this process can take so long? Fiduciary Manager Amishka Hansjee discusses how the shortcomings of the Masters' Offices can affect you in their most difficult times, and what are the solutions to the on-going mayhem.

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That small firm life – Why I think audit articles are worth the trouble

Becoming a trainee doesn't sound like fun at first - grueling work, demanding managers and coffee runs? Not at Accensis! Second-year audit trainee Khofhid Govender shares why he thinks you should pursue the CA(SA) route, despite the challenges you will face.

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Employee performance reviews should happen more than once a year – here’s why

You will always strive towards being rewarded for your efforts as a worker. So why not be recognised more often? At Accensis, we recently implemented a quarterly review process. HR Consultant Kuresha Subramony explains how it's beneficial to business owners and their employees to have performance reviews more than once a year.

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Breaking down the process – what’s fueling the fire in petrol price increases?

Why is my milk so expensive? Why are these debit orders more painful than before? Audit Trainee Yatish Hiralal explains the chain of events that happen when the price of petrol increases, and how that affects the average South African household.

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Palestine & Israel - explaining the 76 year-old conflict capturing the world

Following the tragic events of October 7 2023, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has again come to light. Trainee Accountant Mumtaaz Khan explains the history behind the conflict and how South Africans can relate these events.

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All about the routine - how I get it right with my skincare

Being a professional, you often get stuck in your work, leaving your self-care on the back burner. You become concerned about the shininess of your hair, the neatness of your nails, and the condition of the largest organ, the skin. Audit Trainee Zamokuhle Majola shares some things to consider when starting your skincare routine.

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How I grow as a young professional by prioritizing travel

One of the most valuable experiences one could have in life is travelling to a new place: a new culture, new people, a whole new world awaits! Tax Manager Nontando Zondo feels that as a young professional, she gained a whole of perspective from her trip to Thailand. Here’s how she did it.

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Why not both? - How to strike a balance while you work and study

A life where you earn and learn? Sign me up! Or is it too good to be true? Audit Trainee Nomvula Madondo reveals how she manages her work at Accensis while studying in her journey to CA(SA).

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Resurrecting the dead - Estate planning or wills, Amishka has you covered!

You can't be scrambling at the end. That's why we have Amishka here to help you! Estate planning? Wills? Trusts? Welcome fiduciary manager Amishka Hansjee to the Accensis team, and discover how she can help you manage your assets during your lifetime.

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What works for me - A day in the life of A fitness bunny

As a busy young professional, It’s easy to ignore your health to make deadlines. Our in-house health champion, Tax Manager Silindile Pearl Phakathi reveals her exercise routines, meal plans and tips for healthier living.

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Greedflation - How ending corporate greed could once again fill our fridges

Let's talk about the elephant in the room - there is a link between corporate profits and inflation. Our director Suresh Naidoo shares his analysis on how the average man's struggle is fueled by corporate greed in the current economic landscape.

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The dangers of imposter syndrome - how to spot it and gain confidence

"Accepting the bare minimum is a direct insult to your dreams" Imposter syndrome, a term that has been buzzing around us lately - when one has doubt in their ability to succeed, believing that they aren't worthy of the accolades and praise. Junior BPO Accountant Siyabonga Kubeka shares the dangers of 'sleeping on your level', and what you can do to gain confidence in yourself.

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Working Moms - Why I think there needs to be improvements claiming UIF

We can't shy away from the on going issues with the Department of Labour with UIF. Mothers have to wait for months, years before they can even receive a payment after taking a cut in their paychecks. BPO Accounting Manager Nompilo Hadebe shares her story and how she experienced a broken system.

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Women's Month - Age ain't nothing and how we can end ageism against women in the workplace

"You are too young to be this senior!" "Your time has passed" "Let me speak to your boss; I am sure he would have a better understanding." Most women have experienced discrimination in the workplace - especially when it comes to their age. Accountant Leena Ramrutham and Marketing Manager Deepika Naidoo explore how we can speak up and end this kind of injustice.

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State Capture - why auditors and accountants should take a political stand

Not all heros wear capes, sometimes they have calculators. Two years after the release of the Zondo Commission's State Capture Report, our honorable writer and Senior Auditor Mfanafuthi Nene urges accountants and auditors to look at their role in South African politics.

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Boring? That's projecting! Why I think you are wrong about us accountants

Maybe you are sick of hearing this but we are sick of your judgements! Boring? Pencil pushers? Coin counters? Clearly, you haven’t met the Accensis crew! BPO Accountant Zamokuhle Mkhize shares his thoughts on common misconceptions surrounding accountants.

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Why I think accountants are becoming more fashion forward

Gone are the days where accountants and auditors are forced to wear stuffy black or brown suits in their cubicle. What comes with evolving our business for our people? embracing their interests - like fashion! One of our favourite office fashionistas audit trainee Kiyara Rampersadh breaks down why we are seeing more fashionable looks in the work place.

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Vacation Station - What I have learned while working with accountants

What is it like to be a vacation student at Accensis? Dylan Kriel, a third-year Bcom student at Potchefstroom University, spent the last two weeks learning a thing or two about the accounting world. He has some thoughts and takeaways after working with our accounting, auditing and tax teams.

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Managing hurdles – How to be ‘perfect’ without being a perfectionist

Everyone ones to be perfect. Who wants to make a mistake? But let's be honest, being a perfectionist isn't all that it is cracked up to be. Audit Senior Vuyokazi Klaas shares her lessons on her journey to CA(SA) and how this has helped her achieve post articles.

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Eid ul-Adha - The true meaning of sacrifice according to Islam

We wish all of you a blessed and holy Eid ul Adha. Audit Trainee Ebrahim Kaloo explains the significance of this day for muslims. "Eid ul Adha serves as a reminder of the values of faith, sacrifice, generosity, and community"

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29 MS Excel shortcuts you didn't know you needed

Do you need some audit and accounting industry tips to make your job easier? Audit manager Shayur gives a quick but essential list of Excel shortcuts that you may or may not know already. Even if you are an MS Excel savant, there is always a shortcut you never knew you needed!

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Auditing the nation - the youth are exhausted and need action, now

Youth unemployment is at an all-time high. Mental health issues are on the rise, and what is the future? Not looking too bright. We look at where it has all gone wrong and what the future could look like for young South Africans.

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Why I trust an accountant as my financial advisor

Maybe it's the meticulous nature of our work, or maybe it's because we are friends with the numbers – next time you are looking for a financial advisor for your business or yourself, think about an accountant! Accounting Manager Prenesha Singh explains why she has confidence in her fellow accountants to be trusted with your finances.

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Getting techy with it – How HR technology is revolutionising the way we do business

We've talked about why you need it for your accounting, but what about for your people? Our HR manager Noorain Manjoo explains how managing your workforce and attracting talent can improve thanks to technology.

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Living that "soft skills" life - how to master the art of interpersonal relationships

Start your week right with what's buzzing at Accensis. It's already tough being a manager, but that's definitely because there are things they don't tell you. The one and only assistant audit manager Xolane Makhubu shares his tips and tricks on how to master the art of communication for today's leaders.

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Auditor by day, DJ by night - the art of working a full time job and a side hustle

Accountants aren't boring - some of us are also DJs! When he isn't mixing it up in the club, Ntobeko Mzobe from our audit team talks about his tricks and tips for a successful side hustle AND excelling in your day job.

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Get with the program - how auditors can adapt to technology with ease

Paperless work environment? Saying goodbye to servers and file rooms? Well, good riddance we say! Our team are ready to move with time, but are you? Audit trainee Phumelela Makhoba shares his tips on how auditors can adapt to the latest technology.

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Will the robot take my job? – ChatGPT, the history of AI and the worker

And what about our rights as workers? ChatGPT has us questioning more than just the learning capabilites of computers. This Workers' Day, Marketing Manager Deepika Naidoo explores the effects of AI on worker's rights and the state of global labour.

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As told by Accensis - Ramadan & Eid al-Fitr reflections

Missed me? I am back with the latest insights from my fantastic team. Director Muhammad Umar Karim, HR Manager Noorain and Trainees Ebrahim Kaloo and Mumtaaz Khan teamed up to share their thoughts on the Ramadan fasting period and reflections leading up to the Eid al-Fitr celebration. From self-determination to creating healthy habits, here are their thoughts.

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Fantasy vs reality - the metaverse and sustainability

Your reality has gone virtual, so what's next? Financial Manager Kavika Singh explores the metaverse's potential, and what that could mean for the world. #Accensis #themetaverse #virtualreality

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Walking on sunshine - how to be happy and stay that way

Money can’t buy you happiness. … so read this article for some free lessons! Audit senior Akshay, one of the jolliest around the office, has some idea of how to find happiness – and keep it. Check out some of the values Akshay believes are the key to happiness.

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SA20 Vision : The future of cricket is brighter than ever before

Our people love to talk sport. Since the start of the SA20 league, our office has been buzzing about cricket. Muhammad Umar Karim chats about South African cricket's bright future with the latest in local investment.

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Accounts and accountability - what is integrated reporting?

An integrated report should highlight the company's positive and negative impacts, but whose baby is it anyway? Audit Manager Loshnee Moodley explains integrated reporting, and it's importance for your business.

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Google, the golden rule and how to save a start-up from failure

Now more than ever, South Africans are becoming business owners. But it's more complex. Audit Trainee Bongani Shibase gives us a rundown on how to save your start-up from failing like the others.

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Speaking to the manager - lessons from a former audit senior

Gaining seniority in your career can be daunting - imposter syndrome, anxiety and work woes can get in the way of your success. But Audit Manager Shayur Mohun answers all your questions on how to kill it in your new position.

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AI-generated art - has it gone too far?

Do you think Van-Gogh or Monet ever imagined that a machine could imitate their decades-long methods within seconds? BPO Accountant Marcel Naidoo explains how Art AIs can cause concern for struggling artists across the globe

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The end of IT14SD form - impact on companies and cc's income tax returns

It's Tax Time readers! In the latest edition of our tax updates, Senior Tax Consultant Nhlanhla Musa Mdlalose explains why SARS is doing away with the IT14SD form and how that affects companies and close corporations.

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6 meaningful ways exercise helps me cope

We have all read about the benefits of exercise for young professionals, but what does this look like? Audit trainee and former Miss SA finalist Noxolo Mbutho shows us how you can use exercise as one of the many ways to cope in the work place.

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'Happy birthday to me, I get leave!' and other Accensis work perks

Guess who's back back again? It's Accensis! And it's a new year, so it's a new me! No, seriously, we just implemented a new type of leave for our people. It's like every day is your birthday! - well, kind of. HR manager Noorain Manjoo starts our 2023 explaining all the new opportunities for our people.

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Relax, take it easy auditors - how to enjoy the festive season

Used to the world not stopping for anything? Work is 25 hours a day 8 days a week? The festive season will show you flames - especially for those who can't turn off the engine. Audit manager Loshnee Moodley gives us a guide on how to take it easy this festive season

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A balancing act - the art of relaxing while working hard

December is a time to kick back, relax and enjoy the festive vibes ... ... Unless you are working ofcourse. First-Year Audit Trainee Yatish Hiralal seems to think that you can do both. Here's guide to balancing work and pleasure. "Take a minute. You need it,"

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How artificial intelligence can transform audit processes

Considering the buzz around artificial intelligence, it's no wonder we are talking about one of the newest, most valuable tools. First-year trainee Ebrahim Kaloo weighs how AI can improve audit processes and reduce human error.

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'Just put it on credit' - the enticing fantasy of a credit card

Credit can be good ... Almost too good if you ask us. Second Year Audit-Trainee Kiyara Rampersadh weighs up the pros and cons of using credit just before the spending season.

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Why holding corporate accountable isn't just a trend

As we continue to chat about the changes in the corporate world, we look at why the young workforce wants to see a change in attitude towards ESG - the environment, society and governance. Director Muhammad Umar Karim discusses the millennial workforce and companies' growing need for transparency.

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Accensis is hybrid - Is South Africa ready for modern work models?

In this week's breakdown, Tax Manager Nontando Zondo explores whether the South African workforce is ready for post-pandemic work models.

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SAICA OR SAIPA? Here's how you make a decision like a pro

Yes or no? Sandwich or soup? Blue pill or red pill? It's tough outchea making decisions. But fear not, First-Year Audit Trainee Shabnum Hassim has some suggestions on how to decide like the pros.

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WORLD VEGAN DAY - Our favourite vegan bites and desserts

Feeling peckish? our colleagues came together with the their most popular plant-based recipes this #WorldVeganDay. From tofu to chia seed pudding, have a taste of our culinary faves!

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Our cultures - the backbone of a thriving workforce

We are slowly but surely moving away from the idea that our identities and the working world can't go hand-in-hand. Financial Manager Kavika Singh explores how multiculturalism could be the solution to current workplace woes like The Great Resignation and paradigm shifts.

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Where there's a Will - Winding up a deceased estate and tax compliance

"In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." - Benjamin Franklin Tax Manager Silindile Phakathi gives us a step-by-step guide on handling a deceased loved one's estate and the tax compliance that comes with it.

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Dear Boomers, get ready for us zoomers in the workforce

Tongue-in-cheek alert! Here's a message for baby boomers: it's time for zoomers in the workforce. Trainee Accountant Mumtaaz unpacks the fears and concerns that have created a divide between Generation Z and Baby boomers."It's not long until corporate goes Ka-Boom and Generation Z zooms in!"

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Finding my feet as a first-time dad

"Help! new dad here, isn't there like a guide for this or something?" Our colleagues were excited to hear about the news of a new dad in our office! BPO Accountant Siyabonga Kubeka shares his thoughts on being a dad and gets real about how to navigate fatherhood from a first-timer.

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Privatisation is not the solution for Eskom

Privatise the state? a tale as old as time. Director Suresh Naidoo explains why the privatisation of the failing state energy entity Eskom isn't the answer.

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At Accensis, business is in the blood

This Heritage Day, we are exploring how Accensis got its wings. In the eyes of marketing consultant Deepika Naidoo, we examine how business sense can be passed through the generations. From her great grandfather to director Suresh Naidoo, we explore all the moves that have made Accensis the business it is today.

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Your lecturer is right, the CA journey is a battlefield

BCom grads, It's time to choose your career path. Being a Chartered Accountant is appealing, but what would I need to get there? Audit Manager Loshnee Moodley gives us a reality check on the highs and lows of the CA route - but don't worry, it's all worth it in the end!

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5 ways to save as a broke-AF trainee

Being a trainee is tough - broke, tired and working all day? it ain't easy coming up in this world. First Year Audit Trainee Khofhid Govender spills all the tea on what its like working towards your articles. "its tough outchea – come have a laugh with me, I’m sure you’ll relate."

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A workplace guide to expecting the unexpected

We all have expectations at our job, but what happens when we are thrown a curve ball? Assistant Audit Manager Xolani Makhubu gets it. Figuring things out in the workplace can be challenging - here's his guide to dealing with the unforeseen.

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Professional women are burning out - what can I do?

This Women's Day, Accensis has a look at a pressing matter for accountants and women: workplace burnout. From the 1956 protest to the current work force, we have a look at the reasons why professional women feel that they are running on fumes.

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'The Great Resignation' - How to beat the HR nightmare

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed humanity - including the culture of our current work force. HR manager and specialist Noorain Manjoo does a deep dive into the root cause of 'The Great Resignation' and what employers can do to fight this phenomenon.

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Paper presented at the symposium in honour of Vishnu Padayachee : Scholarship, The Intellectual and Fundamental Social Change’

Following the passing of renowned South African economist and activist Vishnu Padayachee, author of Blacks in Whites: A Century of Cricket Struggles in KwaZulu-Natal, our director Suresh Naidoo reflects on his cousin's lessons on sport in the face of adversity.

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Witnessing a revolution - the anxieties of looming unrest

As the indicators of a global revolution continue to ring alarm bells around the world, many wait anxiously for our uncertain future. BPO Accountant Marcel Naidoo explains the patterns of civil unrest, and the uneasiness of a looming revolution in nations across our globe. Is South Africa next?

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Mandela Day - Your activism is a lifelong commitment

Not sure how to do your part this Mandela Day? Accensis would like the honour the true spirit of Nelson Mandela's activism - dedicating one's life to the greater good. We also discuss why some 'charitable acts' fall short.

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Sustainability - Finding solutions in the face of adversity

South Africa has set itself lofty goals to fix climate change decay. After the hurdles of the KZN floods, load shedding and last year's looting, BPO manager Kavika Singh says there are answers to becoming sustainable in the face of adversity.

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Backlog to user-friendly - How the new companies act transformed commission

Working in the 4th industrial revolution, with institutional changes comes technological advancements ... and set backs. Leena Ramrutham from our BPO team tells us about the growing pains the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) experienced following the implementation of The Companies Act (2008).

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"You just have to be strong" - Tackling the jump from first to second year

Meet Zamokuhle Majola, an accountant trainee in her second year. She explores the difficulties in transitioning in the work space: from student to intern, to junior and then senior, Zamo gets real about the growing pains that come with being an accountant in our new series of articles #InternshipLife, introducing you to the young and vibrant people of Accensis.

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How your love for animation can lead to business success

One of our Directors has a message for you: accountants aren't boring, they're just like everyone else - they put their pants on one leg at a time, and are vocal lovers of cartoons. Muhammad Umar Karim explores the benefits your business can gain from a little bit of creativity and the passion of animation.

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The Sowetan uprising - through the eyes of my youth

As South Africa commemorates those pupils who lost their lives in 1976 during the Soweto uprising, Director Suresh Naidoo recounts his experience as a student on June 16 during the height of apartheid.

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Why we should consider reducing income tax

As the cost of living rises, income tax rates are a cause for concern. The structure and financing of a tax change are critical to achieving economic growth. Audit manager Xolane Makhubu argues why reducing income tax could be our solution as everyday expenses soar.

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Clamouring for cover - Why insurance claims have sky-rocketed in South Africa

Statistics, the grammar of science, indicate interesting facts from insurance companies in light of the coronavirus pandemic and the recent KZN flooding. Audit manager Kilisia Moodley explains the trend behind climbing insurance claims.

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Sold! The bizarre case of SAA latest dubious deal

In a shocking turn of events, a buyer was found for South African Airways. Last year, the purchasers Takatso Consortium took a 51% shareholding in SAA. It is now believed this sale is a threat to South Africa. Tax manager Silindile Phakathi does a deep dive into South Africa's national airline's latest deal.

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#DataMustFall - Is the internet the next Universal Human Right?

As the world is in much debate over the cost of the internet, copywriter and marketing consultant Deepika Naidoo explores how close we are to making the internet a Human Right.

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Fuel's Gold: Soaring petrol prices, what can we do?

As the Russian-Ukrainian conflict wages on, petrol prices remain, undoubtedly, a concern. Audit manager Loshnee Moodley explores the socio-economic complexities of the unstable global fuel supply.

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Hostile takeover : Elon Musk's Twitter victory raises ethical concerns

Tesla and former Paypal bad-boy Elon Musk has recently taken the bull by the free-speech horns after cementing his leadership at Twitter. BPO Manager Kavika Singh explains the straight-out-of-a-textbook hostile takeover that's been making headlines.

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KZN floods : crunching the numbers

Following the devastation of the KZN Floods, BPO Manager Nompilo Hadebe takes a look at the cost of the natural disaster and what effects it has had on the community as we continue to rebuild the province.

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Freedom month wrap-up: There is no freedom in an uncertain future

Wrapping up Freedom month, marketing consultant Deepika Naidoo reflects on the KZN floods, decades-long inaction regarding service delivery and how this affects our freedom 28 years after the first democratic election in South Africa.

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The will not to die - a decade after surviving cancer

Saddled with the diagnosis of stage 3 lung cancer ten years ago, director Suresh Naidoo reflects on his journey of lessons and recovery after his encounter with 'The Big C'.

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How to leverage algorithms for your business

Algorithms are the future of data processing, creating endless possibilities for businesses of all walks of life. Director Muhammad Umar Karim explains how to implement algorithms in your enterprise, and benefit from their potential.

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The POPI Act : Everything you need to know about Information Officers

Did you know that your business needs an Information Officer? Following the introduction of The Protection of Personal Information Act in 2021, Audit Manager Xolane Makhubu gives you the run down on everything you need to know about the POPI Act for your business.

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What's up with SARS mandatory lifestyle audits?

Measures to remedy corruption in South Africa are underway following the government's vow to heal the country. Tax Manager Slindile Phakathi explains what's up with the new mandatory lifestyle audits from SARS, which will soon be compulsory for all national and provincial departments.

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Human Rights Month Wrap Up - We Are Still Far From The Finish Line

Human Rights' are still a foreign concept to many citizens of South Africa, even after we have spent the last month honouring those who sacrificed their lives for our fundamental Rights.

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The Economic Impact of War

As the Ukraine-Russia conflict rages on, BPO Manager Kavika Singh provides analysis on the socio-economic effects of a war on the globe today.

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The impact of the increase in petrol and electricity prices

South Africans have been told to brace themselves for more increase in petrol prices, just when we were digesting the shock of the rise in electricity costs. It is all downhill from here.

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Why do NFTs have the potential to hurt our environment?

If you've lived under a rock or are just unaware of what's had the internet by storm, the world is obsessed with the latest in blockchain news – NFTs. Cryptocurrency fans and art enthusiasts alike have been curious about the latest online investment.

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Keeping it in the family: What makes for a successful family business?

Over the decades, servicing many successful family businesses, I have picked up valuable lessons on what attributes and values set them on the path to success.

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Top Tips for Working from Home (Henderson Loggie)

Try and do some of the things you would normally do to prepare for coming into the office: set your alarm, make a cuppa and get dressed. It may seem simple but just a few tasks to start your day can prepare you psychologically to start work.

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Disruptive Innovation – Algorithms are a key tech toy for business

A ‘secret currency’ has helped many of the world’s most prominent organisations scale beyond their wildest dreams. The world’s top tech companies use it to not only rise to the top of their field but to build long-lasting dynasties and become legendary.

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