Young professional shares his passion for the public sector and encourages others to choose this path

As the accounting profession in South Africa evolves with each new day that dawns, the sector also welcomes new talent into its ranks. The numerous training programs afforded by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is evidence that the industry is always churning out fresher, younger minds as the profession continues to grow. But…

The acceptable theft

Albert Einstein famously said: “The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.” So many of us point fingers at the rampant corruption in the public sector, while in in the private sector we don’t think about ourselves and the wrongs we’ve normalised through…

Dineshrie Pillay CA(SA) represents at this years Toastmasters 2020 Virtual Convention

Congratulations to Dineshrie Pillay (CA)SA who is will be representing Region 11 (Africa/Saudi Arabia) at this years Toastmasters 2020 Virtual Convention. Dineshrie – who is also a Distinguished Toastmaster and Motivational Speaker – wrote a series of inspirational social media posts aimed at helping people get through lockdown. She then converted those posts into an…

Women in Leadership Series Week 2: Recap

TOPIC Session 1 -Level the CORPfield: Creating the ideal environment for the future Session 2-The future female chartered accountant -Embracing the JOURNEY   OVERVIEW: There was a significant emphasis on the value that female professionals bring to their organizations and society. Our panelist were brave, and HONEST, their discussions raised the awareness to societal prejudices…

Women in Leadership Series Week 1: Recap

SAICA is hosting a series of 8 events over 4 weeks to celebrate Women’s Month. The series is driven by inspirational, motivated and successful women, and advances gender equality while challenging the status quo. A poll conducted at the first session revealed that 85% of respondents (280 out of 305 responses) believed that gender bias…