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With the continued uncertainty on global markets companies are relying more on their boards for strategic direction and thus the role of the Non-Executive Director on the board has become increasingly important.

Deloitte understands that as a Non-Executive Director, accuracy and information updates are critical and through the Deloitte NED programme we will work with you to ensure that you are kept informed of all governance and regulatory changes. Through the distribution of our latest thought leadership you can always be assured that you are receiving the most relevant and up to date information.

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Duties of Directors. A key feature of the Companies Act, 2008 (the Act) is that it clearly emphasises the responsibility and accountability of directors.
The Companies Act Australian ‘Centro-case’ confirms duties of all directors.The Companies Act, 2008 (the Act) emphasises the responsibility and accountability of directors. Recent international and local jurisprudence also underline the demanding standard of conduct that is expected of company directors.
The Social and Ethics Committee and the management of the Ethics Performance of the Company. A Social and Ethics Committee constitutes a formal structure which can facilitate appropriate attention to the soft, but very important, dimensions of how a company actually goes about its business, specifically its value system with regard to ethical standards.
Integrated Reporting III. The Deloitte Integrated Reporting third Edition is an updated version of our view of the state of practice of Integrated Reporting and Integrated Reports in South Africa at the end of August 2012.

Directors’ Alert: 12 issues for 2012. The recent release of the Deloitte global report entitled “Directors’ Alert: 12 issues for 2012,” has generated comments from members of the South African firm in that board members, primarily concerned with governance issues raised by King III and the amended Companies Act, should also be considering increasing their roles as custodians of company financial health and competitiveness.

 

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