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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TECHTALK: ACCOUNTING

APB APPROVAL OF AMENDMENTS AND REMOVAL OF AN ED Accounting Pronouncement Approved At a meeting held on 16 May 2008, the Accounting Practices Board (APB) approved the Amendments to IAS 32(AC 125) – Financial Instruments: Presentation and IAS 1 (AC 101) – Presentation of Financial Statements: Puttable Financial Instruments and Obligations Arising on Liquidation for…

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GLOBAL NEWS: ZIMBABWEAN ECONOMIC OUTLOOK HOW ARE ACCOUNTANTS AFFECTED?

The Zimbabwean economy is characterised by high inflation and diminishing productivity. Most manufacturing companies have significantly curtailed their operations due to various factors, and accountants are ‘at the centre of things’ in trying to cope with the environment in which their companies operate. With annual inflation rate in February 2008 at 164900.3%, decision makers in…

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INDUSTRY NEWS: SA PRIVATELY HELD BUSINESS RECORD 6% EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

Grant Thornton’s Employment Growth Index (EGI) has reflected a 6% year-on-year growth in employment amongst medium to large privately held businesses in South Africa. The EGI, which is part of Grant Thornton’s International Business Report measures the absolute increases and decreases in employment, as reported by the privately held businesses surveyed. This signifies a one…

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IDENTITY MANAGEMENT COLLABORATIVE & CONTINUOUS

We all like to think of ourselves as individuals – unique, one of a kind. With identity fraud on the increase, however, unless you safeguard your company’s financial information religiously, you’re bound to discover a whole new team of invisible employees that love using the company credit card. Worse still, give an identity fraudster access…

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STRAIGHT SHOOTING: Transformation Reigns

We continue to grapple with the pervasive shortage of qualified professionals and sound accounting skills across the country. The emigration of skilled professionals, coupled with an inadequate pipeline of qualifying Chartered Accountants are two of the pressing issues that the profession faces today. Dealing with both challenges is complex and is often beyond the reach…

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QE 1 SPECIAL REPORT: QE1 RESULTS

CA(SA) qualification results give stunning boost to transformation in accountancy profession The ongoing quest to grow the number of South Africa’s chartered accountants – and, in particular, the relatively small number of black CAs(SA) – continues to bear fruit. The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) qualifying examination results reflect 3 902 candidates who…

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WIK EN WEEG: KOMMODITEITE SE FRAGMENTASIEBOM

Dit wil dikwels voorkom asof kommoditeitspryse eenvormig styg. Dit is beslis nie die geval nie, en dit mag belangrike implikasies vir ons almal inhou. Vir dekades het die wêreld baat gevind by China se industralisasie. China se ekonomiese groei het aanleiding gegee tot vinnig stygende lewensstandaarde. Verhoogde fabrieksproduksie het versnelde invoere, van basiese grondstowwe soos…

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