ARTICLES RELATING TO FINANCIAL SERVICES

REVEALED: The plans to expand VBS if ‘looting’ wasn’t exposed

2018-07-18 10:31

VBS Mutual Bank was set to further expand to become a commercial bank if those running the organisation had successfully managed to conceal allegations of intense looting.

Improving gender diversity in financial services

2018-07-18 09:00

Instead of simply assimilating women into the existing corporate culture of the financial services industry, a true commitment to changing the structural and cultural status quo is needed.

What drives trust?

2018-07-17 11:24

Companies in the financial services sector are the least trusted in the economy. Addressing this loss of confidence, does not have to be complex.

'People are sleeping on the street waiting for their monies' - former VBS exec

2018-07-13 19:04

The former chief operations officer of VBS Mutual Bank says Limpopo residents were sleeping on the streets waiting for the monies they deposited in the bank where R1.5bn was looted.

ABSA reboots image as Barclays ends 100-year history in Africa

2018-07-11 09:41

Barclays Africa has ditched the name of its former parent to revert to ABSA after the British bank sold down the controlling stake it bought in 2005.

Turning the tide for African Bank

2018-07-03 12:42

Having recently taken the reins as CEO of African Bank, Basani Maluleke is heading up the strategy to diversify and de-risk the financial institution.

ABSA reorganises retail bank's structure to trim top jobs

2018-06-29 16:30

Barclays Africa Group has largely completed the restructuring of its South African retail and business banking unit’s executive team and filled most of the newly created positions.

FNB narrowly beats Capitec for top spot in digital banking survey

2018-06-25 19:00

FNB came out tops as SA's best digital bank, according to the latest annual SITEisfaction report by insights agency Columinate.

KPMG's audit quality unacceptable, says UK regulator

2018-06-19 11:37

KPMG’s audit work in the UK is of an unacceptable standard, says Britain’s accounting regulator, fueling calls to reform the industry.

Liberty falls victim to hackers

2018-06-17 09:20

Financial services provider Liberty announced on Saturday evening that it has been hacked.

 

What a culture of open means

2018-07-18 09:38

Embracing the power of networks and connection will take your organisation into the future.

Why culture is key in an organisation

2018-07-17 15:13

In South Africa, leaders and corporations have an extremely important choice to make regarding the integration of diversity into the fabric of their specific corporate culture.

Hundreds of VBS clients already have new bank accounts, but no 'stampede' - Nedbank

2018-07-16 19:00

There has been no "stampede" of VBS customers trying to withdraw money, the divisional executive for retail and business banking at Nedbank tells Fin24.

Fake clients, suitcase of cash and a chopper - how VBS allegedly dealt with ‘R1.5bn fraud’

2018-07-13 11:34

Elaborate plans, including creating fake clients, were discussed hours after VBS Mutual Bank was placed under curatorship following the internal looting of R1.5bn funds, it has been alleged in court papers.

British banks face potential rise in loan insurance claims

2018-07-04 10:36

UK banks face the prospect of having to put more money aside to compensate customers for improperly sold loan insurance.

Capitec, consumer watchdog to 'clean up' unsecured lending industry - CEO

2018-06-29 20:46

Consumer watchdog Summit has withdrawn all assisted and initiated court and National Credit Regulator cases it brought against Capitec.

Digital banking fraud in SA at all-time high - report

2018-06-25 19:57

There’s been a steady increase in digital banking fraud in SA over the last four years, according to the SITEisfaction report by insights agency Columinate.

Financial Planning Institute CEO placed on special leave amid exam probe

2018-06-20 15:55

This comes after financial market watchdog the Financial Services Conduct Authority said it would investigate the institute's examination body and stopped it from conducting exams.

Watchdog probing irregularities in financial planning exams

2018-06-19 07:47

The Financial Services Conduct Authority is investigating allegations of irregularities in regulatory examinations of the Financial Planning Institute.

Saica lambasted for ‘dropping the ball’

2018-06-17 08:03

The SA Institute of Chartered Accountants has come under fire by industry stakeholders for "failing" its members and dropping the accounting profession "into the gutter".

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