Owing to the income potential of small businesses, most people are choosing to start a local business that caters to the demands of the people in the neighborhood. For starting a business on a small scale, it is a good idea to find the niche that is absent in your area. This includes finding out a service that is not available or rarely available in your city or town.
If you start a service that is generally available in your town, you may have to face tough competition. However, with good advertising and by offering the best of services, you can secure a substantial amount of customer base, thus making profits. Businesses like catering, day care, and wedding planning are good options
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High stakes for high reward? Real estate funds come to Africa
LONDON High stakes for high return, if you can stick it out for the long term - investors are buying into a boom in sub-Saharan African real estate.
Forecasts for 20 percent net annual returns from investing in shopping malls, office blocks or industrial complexes in countries from Zambia to Kenya is drawing in new investors, despite more immediate concerns in some countries about Ebola, terrorism or political stability.
Investors have already taken a liking to sub-Saharan African dollar debt, encouraging a record $10 billion in sovereign and corporate issuance last year and $5 billion so far this year, according to Thomson Reuters data.
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Two Day World-Class Risk-Based Internal Audit Course (Johannesburg, South Africa - February 8-9-10, 2017) - Research and Markets
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "World-Class
Risk-Based Internal Audit" conference to their offering.
The increasing level of fraud losses around the globe despite the use of
many combinations of the latest tools, technologies and risk mitigations
on policies and procedures is of growing concern. The latest PwC
Economic Crime Survey had highlighted that one in three organizations
reported being victimized by economic & cybercrimes. As a matter of
fact, PWC data shows that data security and privacy breaches can cost a
company dearly in financial losses and market reputation, that's why the
internal audit func on needs to stay ahead of the threat curve. Adapting
to these changes brought on by technology is a growing challenge for
The role of today's Internal Auditor is evolving and changing rapidly
from an independent, objective and assurance role into being a trusted
advisor and consultant role. The company key stakeholders consult with
Internal Auditors to help them accomplish its business objectives by
utilizing a systematic & disciplined approach to evaluate and improve
the effectiveness of risk management, control & governance process. So,
it is crucial that the Internal Auditors are equipped with the latest
tools & strategies to be capable to understand and mitigate the threats
of the 21st century.
Our 3-day intensive Masterclass on World-class Internal Audit is
designed to equip internal audit professionals with the latest industry
best practices in managing the fast changing internal audit environment.
They will learn the modern approach to audit and how internal audit can
provide assurance on the effectiveness of risk management and control
activity in organizations and determine opportunities and improvements
that can benefit organizational performance.
Outcome Of The Masterclass:
By the end of this intensive 3-day masterclass, delegates will be able
- Define the concepts of governance, risk management, control and
- Identify the needs of a modern internal audit function on working to
recognize international standards
- Define integrated assurance and how to develop world-class strategies
for the audit function
- Implement world-class best practices of risk-based auditing
- Design and establish a quality assurance and continuous improvement
framework for Internal Audit
Unrivalled Course Benefits:
- Understand the evolving internal audit culture and its role with the
increasing global economic crime
- Enhance your knowledge in cybersecurity risk and how to integrate it
in you riskbased auditing framework
- Master the latest best practices, tools and techniques on Risk Based
- Fully implement a risk-based audit approach
- Meet governance challenges
- Develop and carry out risk assessment and audit plans for the
- Assist management to Identify, mitigate and control of risks
- Determine clear audit priorities using a world-renowned strategic
- Plan risk based assignments effeciently and effectively
- Build a strong understanding in risk management frameworks
For more information about this conference visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lzcp6m/worldclass
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Martin Toker & Co -- Princes Ave, Cedvic Hse, Benoni 1501 -- 011 4211245
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Pc Financial Services CC -- Snake Rd, 1st Flr Northmead Mall, Northmead, Benoni 1501 -- 011 8499330
As one of South Africa's foremost accountancy institutes, the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA), plays a very important role in ensuring that its members are able to optimise their accountancy practices or add value to their employers in the corporate world. The majority of its members are in public practice, offering accountancy and allied services, excluding auditing, to the general public and the business community, especially in the SMME sector.
The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is the pre-eminent accountancy body in South Africa. It has established itself as one of the leading Institutes in the world, playing its part in a highly dynamic business sector. It provides a wide range of support services to its members enabling them to play a key role in developing the rapidly changing South African economy. Members of SAICA are entitled to use the highly regarded and prestigious designation CA(SA) after their names.
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