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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Board independence: King IV recommends a balanced approach

South African boards should be looking carefully at King IV’s guidance on board composition and director independence rather than simply trying to impose a one-size-fits-all rule, says Richard Foster CD(SA), a governance advisor, professional non-executive director and Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA) facilitator. An overemphasis on independence can actually rob boards of institutional…

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Switching to cloud-native document automation saves costs and improves cash flow

By Chris de Zeeuw, founding partner and Managing Director of Capisol Software Approximately 25-30% of accountants’ time is taken up searching for documents. As a result, many companies are spending unnecessary time searching for invoicing information and documents, correcting errors, or ensuring document compliance when all of these processes can be safely automated. Finance and…

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Allianz Risk Barometer 2020: Cyber top peril for companies in South Africa

9th annual survey on top business risks attracts record participation of 2,700+ experts from over 100 countries Cyber incidents have become more damaging and expensive for companies – and often result in lawsuits and litigation after the event Business interruption ranks second, but remains a key challenge with digitalization and civil unrest creating new causes…

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New Mini John Cooper Works

In both models, the extraordinarily powerful engine is combined as standard with a new eight-speed Steptronic sports transmission, including mechanical differential lock on the front axle, an ALL4 All- Wheel Drive System, a specifically engineered chassis, and additional reinforcement modifications for the body structure, engine connection and chassis fastenings. This enables the John Cooper Works…

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CPD: The enhanced auditor’s report

Post-Implementation review in South Africa The new and revised auditor reporting standards became effective for audits offinancial statements for periods ending on or after 15 December 2016. With more than two years of post-implementation experience, SAICA provides an overview and analysis of the revised format of the auditor’s reports of certain entities listed on the…

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