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)].






Performance And Variable Pay

Variable pay should depend on current performance, rather than as an indicator of future competence. Should employers take any cognisance of talent potential as well as performance when structuring variable pay schemes? Let’s first answer the question, “What is variable pay?” The concept of variable pay stems from a ‘pay-for-performance’ philosophy. Thus, variable pay is…

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Join the E-Learning Revolution

E-learning, with its numerous advantages over traditional learning methods, is becoming the de facto way to train. We live in a world of relentless change, where technological capabilities are frequently being refined and continued professional development is essential in any business that hopes to succeed. Continuous training leads to increased employee performance, which directly impacts…

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Human capital Training and Brand Value

Enterprise learning through a well-managed human capital management system enhances brand value. By the time you read this your organisation has most probably just completed its annual HR reporting period and submitted EEA2 reports, workplace skills plans and skills levy claims, to name but a few of the plethora of modern-day statutory compliance reports. These…

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Employee engagement: Delivers bottom-line results

An engaged workforce is far more critical to profitability than many businesses realise. Big Company Limited has been around for 105 years. In 2013, Big Company was feeling rather small in the market. For the sixth consecutive quarter, the executive team was struggling to turn the business around. On the back of another negative trading…

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VIEWPOINT: Integrating the IIRC and GRI guidelines

Another month – another corporate reporting standard. Over the past year a plethora of new financial and corporate reporting guidelines have been released by various bodies, including the IASB, the International Integrated Reporting Council and the Global Reporting Initiative. Sure, we do grasp that the world – and the world of business – is reaping…

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