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)].






Golf VII 2.0 TDI

The latest incarnation of the legendary Golf was launched earlier this year in South Africa. The new shape is not immediately recognisable, as the new Golf is at first glance quite similar to its smaller sibling, the Polo. Upon closer inspection, you do notice the softer edges and smaller gaps between the panels. Where it…

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The call of the Wild

With a visit to Pumba Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, you will experience the essence of true African hospitality. Originally the farm of historical figure Piet Retief, Pumba Private Game Reserve, almost two centuries later, still plays home to famous residents – a free-roaming population of rare white lions. As well as these…

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GRAP 21 defines non-cash-generating assets for assessing impairment

Recent reports by the Auditor-General of South Africa state that there are municipalities that fail to timeously submit financial statements for audit purposes. Without dwelling much on the reasons for such failures, it is public knowledge that these municipalities rely significantly on the support of external service providers to compile and submit annual financial statements.…

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Risk Management

The biggest risk to business is not knowing what your risks are. The typical organisation loses 5% of its revenue to fraud, according to the global Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ (ACFE) ‘Report to the Nations’ survey released in 2012. Applied to the 2011 Gross World Product, the figures in this report translates into a…

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