ROB ROSE: Pembury gets a caning

Amid serious questions around its ethics, schools and retirement village company, Pembury gets an ‘F’ for governance and transparency

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ROB ROSE: Wake-up call for cosy auditors club

Auditors rail against the new rule forcing companies to switch audit firms every decade. But a wave of scandals has eroded their argument

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ROB ROSE: Beware the c-suite don

There’s a golden thread linking the egregious corporate scandals at Tongaat Hulett, Steinhoff and EOH – the man in the corner office

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ROB ROSE: The Peter Moyo hot potato

Apart from the conflict of interest issue, Old Mutual has another hot potato involving Peter Moyo – his pay, and that of other executives

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ROB ROSE: The story behind despised trickster Martin Levick

In a few weeks Levick has gone from being a CEO who boasted about his high-profile friends to a despised trickster

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ROB ROSE: 448-million reasons to pursue Markus Jooste

If anyone will ever set a precedent for clawing back bonuses, the retailer where the CEO magicked up R106bn in revenue over a decade is it

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ROB ROSE: What your happiness means for the economy

A new index aims to assess just how happy South Africans are and what implications that might have for the struggling economy

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ROB ROSE: Ebrahim Patel’s misdiagnosis

Sky-high mobile data costs are a problem. But the government’s threats to tackle the industry mask its own role in creating this lopsided scenario

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ROB ROSE: Why Steinhoff could happen again

You’d want to believe that nothing like Steinhoff could happen again. But if you can’t spot where you went wrong, you could end up there again

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ROB ROSE: Eskom: a study in contempt

Its well known that the government routinely ignores court orders. But for an under-scrutiny company like Eskom it's a silly own goal

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ROB ROSE: New migraine for British American Tobacco

If the world’s second-largest tobacco company thought its tax problems in SA had disappeared, it should think again

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ROB ROSE: Behind the demise of SA’s iconic building firms

How many more construction companies need to hit the wall before the government realises it has a national crisis on its hands?

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ROB ROSE: Brait sets a disturbing precedent

Investment company Brait is under fire for footing a R1.1bn bill for a share incentive scheme for its executives that went belly-up

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ROB ROSE: The depressing truth about Eskom’s blackouts

Eskom has got to where it is now by ignoring, for many years, red flags and warnings of looming disaster. There won’t be an overnight solution

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ROB ROSE: Brace for PwC’s Steinhoff report — it won’t be pretty

The forensic report into what went wrong at Steinhoff will be out within days. Insiders say it won’t be pretty — especially for Markus Jooste

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ROB ROSE: Facebook’s shades of the Guptas

Call it lobbying, state capture or corruption ... whichever, in an election year South Africans should be very wary of Facebook’s casual amorality

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