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)].







VIEWPOINT: six months later

“With much fanfare, integrated reporting <IR> was launched as the next big thing for companies. ” With much fanfare, integrated reporting <IR> was launched as the next big thing for companies. <IR> is intended to supplant the glossy and cumbersome annual reports of yore by illuminating exactly what makes companies tick so that investors are…

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LIFESTYLE: Motoring: Peugeot 3008 2.0 HDI and Audi A7 3.0 TDi

Peugeot has recently launched the updated 3008 crossover which, in my opinion, looks a lot better and more sophisticated compared to the previous model. In front the grill has changed from a large colour-coded grill with large square sections to a rather sleek chrome-surrounded grill with horizontal slats in high gloss black. The headlights too…

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VIEWPOINT: Teacher coach mentor

I am a father, my biggest reward and hardest responsibility. As a professional coach I’m aware of what is lacking and constantly in process; strategising and implementing essentials to equip my kids to have everything they need for tomorrow. I need to raise confident, creative, self-sufficient, caring and balanced individuals to be great future partners,…

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SPECIAL REPORT: Live reporting and analysis

Organisations go to great lengths to implement enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, and for very good reasons. ERP systems such as Oracle or SAP support data centralisation and eliminate islands of information caused by software applications that do not communicate with each other. Despite these compelling reasons and the overall benefits of ERP systems in…

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Jawbone UP24 wristband The UP24 fitness band is the perfect combination of aesthetics, ground-breaking technology, functionality and style. The UP system gives you tailored and actionable activity recommendations based on your personal data. With its sleek design and featuring Bluetooth Smart for real-time notifications when connected to your smart device, anyone can stay motivated and…

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APC: Assessment of Professional Competence update June 2014

SAICA started the exciting journey of making sure that future CAs(SA) remain relevant back in 2006. The following is a summary of the significant changes made so far in respect of the qualification process over the last few years: Review of the future of the CA(SA) Development and introduction of a competency framework for CAs(SA)…

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SPECIAL REPORT: Beware of outdated accounting software

A large number of businesses are still using outdated accounting software solutions that were developed using legacy software that was discontinued many years ago. Not only can it compromise one’s business, but it could also pose a massive threat to business executives who recommend this software to their clients. More importantly, it could result in…

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