Johannesburg, 25 November 2015 – Assurance and advisory firm Nkonki has released the findings of its fifth annual review of integrated reporting amongst the Top 100 Johannesburg Stock Exchange (“JSE”) Listed Companies (“Top 100”). Entitled “Insights into the Top 100* JSE Listed Companies Integrated Reporting Trends”, the report assesses how the Top 100 measure up in terms of applying the...

It pays bosses to spend money on keeping their employees healthy, say experts. Auditors at the Nkonki Audit Committee conference yesterday were urged by Derek Yach, head of the New York Vitality Institute, a research organisation, to start recording employee health statistics in financial reports. Vitality and medical aid scheme administrator Discovery are working with health experts to develop...

Providing increased transparency into audits and the areas on which auditors have focused – Dan Montgomery – deputy chair, IAASB SIKI MGABADELI: Today assurance and advisory firm Nkonki hosted the next in its series of conferences that focus specifically on assisting audit committees, this time with a focus on JSE-listed companies. Dan Montgomery is deputy chair of the IAASB, and is heading up...

Dan Montgomery, Chairman of the New Auditor Report task team, and Dr Derek Yach, Head of the Vitality Institute, Discovery’s New York-based research think-tank, guest speakers at the Nkonki Audit Committee Conference for Listed Companies. Johannesburg, 05 October 2015 – On Monday 12 October, Assurance and Advisory firm Nkonki will host the next in its series of conferences to focus specifically...

Conference looks at challenges audit committees face operating in public entities and in national and provincial government. On Tuesday, September 29 and 30 assurance and advisory firm Nkonki will host the first conference in the country to focus exclusively on assisting audit committees working in the public sector. The separate, one-day programmes are designed to address the very specific...

What makes for an effective audit committee? “The retirement fund industry in South African is huge, valued at R3.2 trillion, comprising of 5,100 pension funds [J1] [DC2] ,” says Mahendrin Moodley, Retirement Fund Sector Audit Leader at Nkonki. “Good governance is therefore crucial.” Moodley explains that the governance of pension funds includes establishing several board committees, one of...

Nkonki 5th Annual Audit Committee Conference, August 2015 - focusing on Retirement Funds and the Fiduciary Responsibilities of Audit Committees Jack of all trades; honest beyond reproach; no problem turning away hard-sell service providers The role of principal officer (PO) of a pension fund can be a challenging one. Managing costs, dealing with pushy service providers, or explaining...

Johannesburg, 12 August 2015 – Assurance and advisory firm Nkonki believes that audit committees have an increasingly pivotal role to play in ensuring good governance and ultimately driving accountability in South African companies, particularly in parastatals. As such, the firm has invested significantly over the years to offer guidance and insight to audit committee members’, thereby equipping...

Is your company on the way to "integrated thinking"? Follow the link to see indepth coverage: Moneyweb State-owned enterprises come out on top Nkonki released the findings of its 4th annual review of integrated reporting in South Africa state-owned companies. Follow the link to see indepth interview: Moneyweb SAfm Video exclusive with Prof Mervyn King The chairman of the IIRC on the importance...

Media Room