SAICA offers three reputable professional accounting and business designations from a foundational to a strategic level of accounting and business competence –

Accounting Technician [AT(SA)], Associate General Accountant [AGA(SA)] and Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)].

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ANALYSIS: Security for costs

A new dispensation? The new Companies Act has removed the courts’ legislative discretion to require an impecunious plaintiff company to furnish security for costs. So what does this mean for defendants? By Willem Janse van Rensburg and Clayton Gow The repealed section 13 of the Companies Act 61 of 1973, together with its predecessor, section…

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SPECIAL FEATURE: Business in Africa

A focus on Africa Islamic finance A new world for the insurance industry SMP opportunities in Africa require local expertise Business in Africa In the past ten years, African countries have experienced unprecedented growth rates, with seven of the top ten fastest-growing economies in the world being those of key African countries Africa is a…

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LEAD: Profile: Resorting to world-class entrepreneurship

Franz Gmeiner’s career has taken interesting twists and turns. By Yuven Gounden It would seem like Franz Gmeiner was destined to be an entrepreneur. It seems like even he was baffled at the extent to which he took his entrepreneurship aspirations. The journey to the Orion Group dream was punctuated by deviations. But the eventual…

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VIEWPOINT: Account ability

South Africa’s political punditry issues frequent calls for greater accountability on the part of our politicians and state. But they hardly any ever stop to make the obvious connection: before there can be accountability, there must be accounting. In his wonderful book The Reckoning, historian Jacob Soll shows how accounting has shaped kingdoms, empires and…

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VIEWPOINT: How expensive is retirement?

When you’re calculating how much capital you need to retire on, take care because the assumptions we use for post-retirement costs may be much different to your current pre-retirement costs. Your basket of goods changes and research in the US has shown that inflation for retirees over the past three decades has been higher than…

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SPECIAL REPORT: The rise of integrated assurance

What is integrated reporting assurance all about? By Mark Hoffman Following the gathering momentum behind the integrated reporting initiative, it was not long before the debate regarding how to go about obtaining the necessary assurance over integrated reporting ensued. The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) in August 2014 released an insightful discussion paper entitled “Assurance…

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