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

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New Series: Virtual leadership in a crisis – support for leaders by Talita Ferreira CA(SA)

Virtual leadership in a crisis – support for leaders Author: Talita Ferreira CA(SA) “Identify what you are feeling and where you are as a leader” As leaders, we are like a contagion. How we show up will impact our teams. #Leadingvirtually is no different. We might be #feelingpressure and dealing with the #crisisplanning one moment…

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VIDEO Series: Coaching Insights In A Time of Uncertainty: What to expect in a lockdown

Coaching Insights In A Time of Uncertainty: What to expect in a lockdown You are able to control that which you are aware of. In this video you will learn about the most common fears relating to a lockdown and how to mentally prepare for it. More Videos by Dineshrie Pillay What to expect in…

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SAICA Training Offices and Covid-19

SAICA Training Offices and Covid-19   We have received many queries relating to the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on training offices and the training programme, such as what to do in relation to assessment, providing exposure and tracking core hours, the possibility of extensions or suspensions to contracts and whether SAICA has considered some…

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Free Webcast: COVID-19 Technical Update

Free Webcast Series: SAICA Leadership in a time of crisis series Webcast # 7: COVID-19 Technical Update (Thursday, 9 April 2020 15h00 – 17h00)   Who Should Attend Members, associates and non-members interested in technical developments related to Covid-19.   Overview The webcast will provide delegates with updates on the COVID-19 implications on IFRS, tax…

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#COVID19: Staying in touch with customers during the pandemic

#COVID19: Staying in touch with customers during the pandemic By Selina Bieber, Senior Regional Director for Turkey, MENA and South Africa, GoDaddy This is an uncertain time for South African business owners, but it may offer an opportunity to focus on the factors that are within your control  to help steer your way through the…

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Could SA by some miracle dodge worst of Covid-19 curse?

Could SA by some miracle dodge worst of Covid-19 curse? – Alan Knott-Craig Authors: Linda van Tilburg , Alan Knott-Craig Published: https://www.biznews.com   South Africa might just get lucky By Alan Knott-Craig* In February, our country was in bad shape. Our stock market was over-heated. We were heading for a recession. We were heading for…

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COVID-19 lockdown: What to do if you are a South African stranded abroad

COVID-19 lockdown: What to do if you are a South African stranded abroad Authored by: Lerato Mahupela, Immigration Specialist at Xpatweb Worldwide travel restrictions are accompanied by various national strategies aimed at limiting the movement of people to prevent transmission of COVID-19. One of the global strategies has been to shutdown major port of entries,…

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Risks emerging from Covid-19

Risks emerging from Covid-19 Authored by: Gillian Le Cordeur, IRMSA CEO As we navigate our way through this crisis, that not only South Africa but the entire World is dealing with, The Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) Executive Committee has highlighted many risks and opportunities associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. It is of…

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The effect of COVID-19 on year-end audits

The effect of COVID-19 on year-end audits   Author: Hayley Barker Hoogwerf , SAICA Project Director: Assurance as author for this article Can year-end audits be postponed till the end of the isolation period, or is it mandatory that they continue even during the quarantine? In answering this question, it is first important to understand the relevant…

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Viewpoints: Be human, be yourself

Innovator and bloggerI tend to love the business, psychology and philosophy sections of Exclusive Books, but it recently hit me that I was reading almost predominately books written by males. So, in the middle of 2020, I vowed to make an effort to read more books by female authors Chief Innovation Officer: Tencent Africa ‘Be…

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Viewpoints: Tips for women entrepreneurs

I left the corporate world after more than a decade in 2015 to pursue my entrepreneurial aspirations. Today I have five businesses – wellness, guesthouse, financial consulting and training, travel marketing, and now also a spa. I gladly share some tips from my experiences Ronel Jooste CA(SA)Director at FinanciallyFiTLifeand author, speaker and radio talk show…

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Feature: #SustainableSA

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly caused the largest economic and societal shock the world has experienced this century. Yet it was not unforeseen Risky business Why sustainability is now central to mitigating risk As far back as 2006, the annual Global Risks Report from the World Economic Forum warned that a pandemic was an ‘acute…

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Profile: Sharné Damons

Sharné Damons recounts how Thuthuka has changed her life: an inspirational story that started thanks to the help of SAICA’s Thuthuka Bursary programme ‘From the start of my journey until now I have acquired some key skills, including the technical skills taught at university and practical skills through my articles and subsequent work experience. As…

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CA(SA) Profile: Enrico Kleinbooi

The internal audit department of the Kannaland Municipality in Ladismith is in good hands. While building up the department as its current head, chartered accountant (CA(SA)) Enrico Kleinbooi is also responsible for the training and development of two young professionals pursuing their Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa internal audit designation. A beneficiary of the…

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CA(SA) Profile: Tracey Chambers

Trade benefits (for beneficiaries) + tripple bottom-line reporting benefits (for funders) = NPO success This is the philosophy that 52-year-old Tracey Chambers lives by. In 2009, at the age of 40, she made an informed decision to leave the corporate world to pursue her passion for teaching and empowering women, and co-founded the Clothing Bank,…

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CA(SA) Profile: Sandiso Gcwabe

Sandiso Gcwabe, CFO of the Western Cape Liquor Authority, calls on peers to help bolster and strengthen the civil service. President Cyril Ramaphosa said earlier this year that the public service must be staffed by men and women who are professional, skilled, selfless and honest, committed to upholding the values of the Constitution, and serving…

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CA(SA) Profile: Ben and Letitia du Toit

Benjamin and Leticia both wanted to grow in their various audit firms and climb up the ranks to partner level, but as no growth was possible, they decided to start their own firm and grow it themselves In 2011, Leticia du Toit moved from her hometown of Phalaborwa to Pretoria to pursue her aspiration of…

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International Profile: Greg Maslov

Always looking for an adventure, Greg Maslov CA(SA) decided to explore life in New York after completing his articles. ‘I grew up in Johannesburg and lived there until the age of 27. I wondered how I was going to survive in a city like New York, but I was quite ready for a different experience,’…

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Feature: Collaborative partnerships enhance community impact

Collaborative partnerships have always been a key focus for The Hope Factory in implementing their socioeconomic development programmes, and the B-BBEE codes of good practice have provided a wonderful platform for encouraging such partnerships Particularly over the last two years, we have experienced the value of enhancement that leverages impact when private sector partners collaborate…

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