SAICA’s internal values and ethics

SAICA’s principal purpose is the enhancement of the relevance, values, competence and influence of its members in South Africa and abroad, and to contribute to economic and social development in South Africa as documented in its constitution. To achieve its purpose, SAICA has adopted as one of its fundamental and enduring long-term ancillary objects for…

An online learning solution

As a result of COVID-19, education has changed dramatically in a short period of time. Many contact university programmes have had to adapt their teaching and learning pedagogies to online, technology-driven delivery methods. Daylan Staude, senior lecturer and taxation subject head in the Department of Accounting at the University of Fort Hare (UFH), has embraced…

Why character matters

An accountant’s character is their product, and once an accountant’s integrity is in doubt, the product loses its value. We generally assume that a person can be good at their job without also being a good human being. We can easily imagine an exceptional golfer, or mathematician, or chef, who isn’t at the same time…