Following the high profile court case between previous Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, and Gupta-owned companies in 2017, the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) received widespread media attention. In his court application, Gordhan included a list of numerous suspicious transaction reports from the FIC which were linked to Gupta-owned companies. The reason the FIC was able to
Big corporates are typically stereotyped by their slow rate of change and limited opportunities for staff to grow, leaving staff discouraged as their hard work goes unrecognised. In contrast, consulting offers individuals the opportunity to truly unlock their potential. By its very nature, consulting exposes professionals to various clients and projects, giving rise to numerous
“We have some really bright people who are great at what they do. People with a common vision and culture.” Desigan Moonsamy, Operations Manager of Quality Assurance, is proud to be called a Saratogan because he believes that they are invested in their delivery and seek to provide maximum benefit to clients. “We have a
“The guidance of a mentor at Saratoga has provided me with many valuable lessons and I’ve learnt to take advantage of opportunities I may not have recognised otherwise.” Mentorship plays a big role in Dorothy Mhlanga’s career and has helped her to adapt to the workplace. “Mentorship is a part of the company culture here
“At Saratoga your talents and efforts are acknowledged. We have a great company culture and our people are always willing to take the time to support your growth.” In her first year at Saratoga Larissa Raga has been exposed to various opportunities and met many new professionals and leaders in business analysis, all of which
“I have found my journey with Saratoga, since joining in August 2015, to be one of self-discovery and immense growth.” While Samantha originally started her career as a software developer, she was introduced to stakeholder management and engagement and started operating in a dual role on a project. “I found a new confidence in my
South Africa’s largest English language print media company, Independent Media, needed to provide a more cutting-edge experience for smartphone users of the IOL online news site. Critical global research was conducted on the browsing behaviour of online news readers as well as the current performance standards of news platforms. After finding a direct correlation between
The signing of the FATCA Inter-Governmental Agreement between South Africa and the USA and the subsequent introduction of the FATCA provisions by SARS caused a great deal of change in the financial services market. Insurance and investment companies specifically were affected as these changes impacted a range of internal processes, internal training and risk monitoring.
With a network of over 15 000 charities Stewardship, a London based organisation, facilitates donations of more than £70 million yearly. The organisation operates as a donor advised fund, taking donations from givers and claiming their tax rebate under the UK’s Gift Aid scheme. It then makes onward donations to charities at the request of the original donors.
Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church (CSPC) is an American based organisation in Knoxville, Tennessee that provides financial support in the form of sponsorship to missionaries who do voluntary work in various organisations across the world. CSPC is also a financial sponsor to many NGOs that provide logistical support for missionaries. CSPC and the NGO’s wanted a common reporting system