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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Analysis: Medical aids and capitation agreements

Medical aid schemes help people to pay for healthcare needs and medical expenses in exchange for monthly contributions. Sometimes medical schemes in South Africa enter into capitation agreements with another party whereby the medical scheme pays, to such party, a pre-negotiated fixed fee in return for the provision of specified benefits to the members. The…

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Feature: The financial reporting ecosystem The role of the audit committee

By providing independent oversight and monitoring of the financial reporting process, audit committees can help to identify and mitigate potential areas of risk, prevent financial irregularities or misconduct and decrease the likelihood of corporate failures. As established in the article by Carla Budricks titled ‘Comprehensive regulation of the financial reporting ecosystem’ in the June issue…

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Feature: What is the future of Africa’s family-owned businesses?

Africa’s family businesses need to transform to secure their legacy, and building trust is key to this. Approximately half of Africa’s family-owned businesses believe their customers do not trust them. This key finding from PwC Africa’s Family Business Survey 2023 should be viewed as a notable concern for the continent’s family businesses, many of which…

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Profile – SAICA’s Sustainability Technical Committee

Meet the people behind SAICA’s Sustainability Technical Committee The objective of SAICA’s Sustainability Technical Committee (STC) is to support the organisation in responding to various current and emerging sustainability aspects as it relates to members and other stakeholders. This includes advocacy, thought leadership, guidance, and stakeholder engagement. Focus areas include reporting and disclosure, with specific…

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