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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…

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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…

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Accounting for Sustainability: A South African Case Study by Chantyl Mulder CA(SA)

By Chantyl Mulder, CA(SA) and SAICA Executive Director Business is changing. Traditionally companies have only been interested in the bottom line, but with the global rise in focus towards sustainability, business leaders’ have turned their focus away from their sole fixation on financial performance to one that encompasses progress on an environmental, social and governance…

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We will never stop improving

No year can ever be the same as the previous year − we will always perform new enhanced procedures, we will always improve the template working papers, and we will always improve on what we did last year  There are not a lot of words that make me smile, but then there are some that…

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