CGF Articles & Editorials

Procurement: Carving the tender rot (2014-02-25)

Advertorial issued by CGF Research Institute and Sentigol

After hearing President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation 2014 Address, many people have agreed that “South Africa is a better place for all to live in”, since the dark days of apartheid was dismantled in 1994.

Obligation to protect customer’s information (2014-02-17)

Article issued by CGF Research Institute and DQS South Africa

There have been a number of high profile cases involving companies who have been accused of not implementing adequate measures to protect the information contained within their management systems. 

Positioning the Audit Committee on the frontline (2014-02-10)

Article by CGF Research, written by written by Melanie Bosman CA (SA)

Undoubtedly, the Audit Committee has become the most important statutory committee in an organisation, and arguably, many boards of directors may not have fully appreciated its function, nor its powers, including the importance it duly deserves.

A healthy choice of Employee Wellness extended to CGF’s corporate clients (2014-02-05)

Editorial by Aon South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Without a doubt, Aon understands that taking care of your employees is as important as taking care of business.

Attending a corporate function - Consider the risks (2014-01-31)

Article by CGF Research, written by Terrance M. Booysen and reviewed by Hogan Lovells, South Africa

South Africa, and indeed many other countries, has an insatiable desire and craving for sport and the outdoors.

Time to rethink leadership development (2014-01-24)

Article by CGF Research, written by Dr. Gerhard van Rensburg

Leadership excellence is fundamental to the health and performance of an organisation.

Holding companies accountable: The Turquand Rule (2013-11-21)

Article by CGF Research and reviewed by Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc.

South Africa’s democracy has now almost completed its second decade of transformation, and the country has seen much needed change across many of its social, civil and business sectors.

Employee wellness programmes is good governance (2013-11-06)

Article by CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd

Corporate governance has become an issue of global importance and is set to intensify even further as organisations across the world are called to report upon their financial and non-financial performances.

No short cuts to corporate governance (2013-11-04)

Advertorial by CGF Research

As for most matters in business -- and in life -- there are few ‘short cuts’ that are guaranteed for any forms of lasting success. And although many an executive (or manager) may try beating the odds because of mounting pressures placed on their bottom lines and time-pressurized diaries; short cuts invariably end up costing a business more in the long run.

When your business judgement is off track (2013-10-24)

Article by CGF Research and reviewed by Werksmans Attorneys

It is not surprising that many business leaders are becoming a lot more circumspect about their positions -- including their waning risk appetite -- as yet more draconian legislation enters the market in South Africa.