Monthly Archives: June 2016

Warn your employees about this new twist in debt collection

It is estimated that nearly 80% of income for the poorer communities services debt. In a bid to curb abuses in the debt collecting industry, legislation was introduced in 2015 that made trading in prescribed debt and collecting prescribed debt … Continue reading

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Your SME: King IV corporate governance code may apply to you

The King reports over the last two decades have become locally and globally synonymous with good governance. To date the King Codes have had limited impact on small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It is important to note that the King … Continue reading

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Junk status II: Avoiding it is more than getting economics right

Since “Nenegate”, the country has been fixated on avoiding being reduced to junk status by ratings agencies. Three agencies control 95% of the market and with Moody’s we are two notches above junk but with Fitch and with Standard and … Continue reading

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Junk status I: How will it affect me?

“Now is the winter of our discontent” (Shakespeare) The first thing to rise would be interest rates. If you have a mortgage bond or have financed a car, your monthly payments will rise. As a rough example, a bond of … Continue reading

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Ransomeware: Protect your business now!

“Every case involving cybercrime that I’ve been involved in, I’ve never found a master criminal sitting somewhere in Russia or Hong Kong or Beijing. It always ends up that somebody at the company did something they weren’t supposed to do. … Continue reading

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