BDO Insights

Your gateway to relevant information and resources

Welcome to the Insights page on www.bdo.co.za. This page and its associated links are your gateway to relevant information and resources.

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  • The Companies Act No. 71 of 2008
    After much debate and discussion, the much awaited New Companies Act was signed by President Jacob Zuma, and came into effect from 1 May 2011. The new Act is a significant piece of legislation and will have far reaching consequences for all types of businesses in South Africa. Read more...

  • The Consumer Protection Act
    The purpose of the Consumer Protection act is to promote a fair, accessible and sustainable marketplace for consumer products and services and for that purpose to establish national norms and standards relating to consumer protection. Find out your rights as a consumer... Read more...

  • King III
    The King III report was released on 1 September 2009. Many believe that the report represents a major landmark in corporate governance development in South Africa and brings with it important opportunities for organisations that embrace its main beliefs. Read more...

  • Budget Speech 2011
    BDO brings you a comprehensive breakdown of Budget Speech 2011. Download a copy of the speech and read our tax expects view on personal income tax, provident funds and more. Read more...

  • Publications and newsletters
    BDO is dedicated to keeping our clients abreast of relevant trends, developments and pressing issues within the audit and advisory spectrum. We have a range of publications to suit your individual business and financial needs. Read more...


  • Companies Act newsletter October 2011
    Keep up to date on the Companies Act with tips on topics of The Memorandum of Incorporation, Shareholders Agreement, Voluntary Audits, and the Banning of Directors. Read more...


  • Business rescue
    The biggest risk a company faces is that it will fail. Sometime the failure is terminal and the corpse has to be wheeled off into insolvency. If the condition is not terminal, recovery is possible provided appropriate rescue remedies can be administered by competent experts. Read more...


  • The Road to Budget 2012
    Professor Matthew Lester in association with BDO, brings you insight into the medium-term budget speech. Read more...