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

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ANALYSIS: Carbon management lessons from Australia

Australia is rich in fossil fuels. Vast reserves of black and brown coal drove the development of coal-fired power stations which have supplied power for many years to Australian industry at comparatively low prices, creating a cost advantage that attracted energy-intensive industries and supported the growth of manufacturing. This story is similar to South Africa’s…

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ANALYSIS: Financial performance measurement

By using earnings per share as a measure of financial performance, do we interpret it appropriately? Pundits in the know and other users of financial statements perhaps not that well informed have been touting earnings per share (EPS) as the holy grail of financial performance for a very long time. The requirement for companies in…

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INFLUENCE: Financial reporting in a micro entity

SAICA’s National Small and Medium Practices Committee (NSMP) and the Accounting Practices Committee (APC) jointly conducted a survey in order to better serve and understand the financial reporting needs and reporting environment of small and micro entities. The objective of the survey was to solicit views from preparers, auditors, reviewers and advisors/consultants of small and…

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INFLUENCE: Are South African companies prepared for PoPI?

Protection of Personal Information Act [B 9D – 2009] Approved by the National Assembly on 20 August 2013, after minor amendments proposed by the National Council of Provinces in 2012, the president signed the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) and it became law on 26 November 2013. The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act…

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COVER STORY: How a conversation can change lives

Stor-Age, the country’s largest and leading self-storage company today, boasts a R1.5 billion property portfolio consisting of 33 properties, comprising 25 trading stores and eight development sites across six cities. As recently as 2006, two of the three CAs(SA) running this unglamorous business were still doing their articles and dreaming of anything but self-storage. CAs(SA)…

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INFLUENCE: Integrated sustainable reporting

Evaluating the benefits of integrated sustainable reporting according to the King III Codes of Governance, and what it means for those responsible. The King III Code has brought more clarity and weight to the concept of integrated sustainable reporting, which has been to the benefit of all stakeholders. Those tasked with the responsibility of compiling…

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SPECIAL FEATURE: First 100% electric car in South Africa

“The new Nissan LEAF represents one of the most significant events that Nissan South Africa has ever undertaken.” Retail sales have commenced in November via a dedicated Nissan LEAF dealer network covering Johannesburg and Pretoria. A charging infrastructure has been implemented at convenient locations to provide a new, environmentally sustainable way of travelling. Says Mike Whitfield, Nissan South Africa Managing…

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