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Workplace Ethics – Saying and doing beyond mere compliance

To avoid the risks and negative consequences of ethical gaps, there needs to be an alignment between...

Why Ethics Matter

Ethical transformation is critical. The first step is acknowledging ethics and values as important and making the decision to prioritise it above...

Can Investments be Ethical?

Alcohol, tobacco, pollution, gun control and discrimination are but a few of some very emotive issues and...

South Africa’s Ethical Dilemma

Even the auditing profession with its stringent independence and ethical requirements taught as part of the curriculum at university is now being...

Evaluating Trust in the Accountancy Profession

On behalf of Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW), Edelman Intelligence surveyed over one thousand business leaders and key decision-makers across the UK, Ireland,...

Taking Ownership of Your Accounting Practice.

In 2011, the New York Times published an article specifying the top 10 reasons small businesses fail. Number 4 on the list...

Disciplinary Committee Ruling

In the disciplinary proceedings against Mr Munroe Swirsky, the Institute proffered charges against Mr Swirsky in relation to offences contemplated by By-Laws 34.12, 34.16,...

SAICA’s Disciplinary Process

SAICA is determined to restore the public’s trust in a profession whose veryreputation is based on ethics and standards. It therefore wishes to place...

State of the Profession

A number of shocking accounting irregularities have brought to lightinstances where members of the profession have not lived up to theprofession's reputation of integrity,...

Feature: Has the SA accounting profession lost the public’s confidence?

The question, ‘Has the South African accounting profession lost the public’s confidence?’ was the catalyst for conversation at a recent discussion − the first...