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Executive commentary on Budget speech 2017

22 Feb 2017

Key executives from Grant Thornton South Africa provide commentary and snippets following Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s National Budget Speech presented this afternoon, Wednesday 22 February 2017

Can SA sustain remarkable 2016 tourism growth as the Rand continues to strengthen?

21 Feb 2017

While SA’s 12.8% increase in number of overnight tourists recorded in 2016 compared to those recorded in 2015 is laudable, further analysis reveals there’s still work to be done.

Gauteng State Of The Province Address 2017

20 Feb 2017

Executive’s commentary and snippets following the Gauteng State of the Province Address – Monday 20 February 2017

Western Cape SOPA 2017

17 Feb 2017

Executive commentary and snippets following the Western Cape State of the Province Address – Friday 17 February 2017

2017 Budget must fund huge shortfall, collections have to improve

13 Feb 2017

South Africans cannot discount the possibility of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan raising the VAT rate this year as he tries to fund the largest revenue shortfall in recent years.

Sustainability and diversity of experience are top of mind for SA directors

09 Feb 2017

The biggest issue on the minds of South African directors is that of sustainability, according to a new report on global corporate governance released by Grant Thornton.

Snippets and insights from Mining Indaba 2017

06 Feb 2017

Jacques Barradas, partner and head of mining, at Grant Thornton Johannesburg, attended Keynote Address by the Minister of Mineral Resources of SA at Mining Indaba 2017.

Avoidance in certain cases is important in fight against increasing threat of cyber crime

01 Feb 2017

Cyber crime will become an increasingly common threat to South African companies and individuals, according to Grant Thornton.

SA Q3 business outlook is 51% more optimistic than Q1 2016, while global optimism continues to decline

28 Nov 2016

Grant Thornton’s International Business Report for the third quarter of 2016 reveals that South African business executives are 10% optimistic about the outlook for the country’s economy in the coming 12 months.

Making B-BBEE reporting compulsory should strengthen original intentions of empowerment legislation

23 Nov 2016

The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Act has made it compulsory for all listed companies and public entities to formally report on their empowerment status to a newly created BEE commission.