The pros and cons of working remotely

The pros and cons of working remotely

According to Global Workplace Analytics, telecommuting has increased by 115% since 2015 among non-self-employed workers, however, working remotely does come with some challenges. ManpowerGroup South Africa’s managing director, Lyndy van den Barselaar, says: “A successful remote worker is disciplined, dedicated and proactive, and has impeccable communication skills.” In South Africa specifically, one-third of workers work

New code extends accountants' ethical obligations

New code extends accountants’ ethical obligations

A professional accountant’s obligation to report non-compliance with laws and regulations has become more stringent, thanks to a new section to the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants’ code. Non-compliance goes far beyond reportable irregularities, and includes non-actual or suspected non-compliance with data protection, securities trading, terrorist financing and environmental protection. Section 360 in the