News Articles and Press & media releases

Below are just a few of the latest 2018 press releases:

Why SMMEs need cybersecurity
Why SMMEs need cybersecurity
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Johannesburg, 18 July 2018 – Data is at the centre of everything in today’s digital era, and cybercriminals continuously get better at stealing it. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that data privacy and improved cybersecurity have become key business issues, says Microsoft’s SMB Lead, Nick Keene.
Artificial intelligence and the future firm
Artificial intelligence and the future firm
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Johannesburg, 16 July 2018 – “Artificial intelligence is here to stay. It’s changing our lives and creating new opportunities for businesses and engagement. It’s now up to our profession to embrace these new opportunities,” says Chris Thatcher, Partner & Leader of Global Innovation for the Audit Practice at Deloitte (Canada). Thatcher spoke at SAICA’s recent Cloud in Practice conference on artificial intelligence (AI) and the future audit firm.
Your innovative teaching method could be a winner
Your innovative teaching method could be a winner
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Johannesburg, Friday 13 July 2018 – The world of teaching is changing. The days where academics could simply lecture from behind a podium while students took down notes are long gone.
Celebrating the Western Cape’s maths and accounting excellence
Celebrating the Western Cape’s maths and accounting excellence
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Cape Town, Friday 13 July 2018 – Recently, 194 of the Western Cape’s high-achieving Grade 12 learners from disadvantaged communities gave up a week of their school holiday to take part in the province’s annual development camp run by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Education (WCED). At the award ceremony at the end of the camp, the top-performing learners were honoured as the brightest maths and accounting learners in the province.
Acting CEO Fanisa Lamola’s letter to SAICA members regarding the state of the profession
Acting CEO Fanisa Lamola’s letter to SAICA members regarding the state of the profession
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Johannesburg – 12 July 2018 - "Now is the time to stand up and be counted", says South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Acting CEO Fanisa Lamola in this call to action.
Notice of SAICA Special General Meeting 31 July 2018
Notice of SAICA Special General Meeting 31 July 2018
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Notice is hereby given that the Special General Meeting (SGM) of members of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) will be held at the SAICA Offices, 17 Fricker Road, Illovo, Johannesburg, Gauteng, on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 at 09h00.
What every SMME needs to know when doing business with government
What every SMME needs to know when doing business with government
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Johannesburg, 04 July 2018 – According to the SAICA 2016 SMME Insight Report, over 80% of SMMEs do not do business with Government at any level
Massive changes made to insurance accounting
Massive changes made to insurance accounting
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Insurance accounting has undergone a major revamp. The new Insurance Contracts Standard (IFRS 17 – Insurance Contracts) will impact insurance companies in South Africa including those offering motor vehicle insurance, life insurance and medical schemes.
SAICA launches Figure That!, a book about the story of the Chartered Accountancy profession
SAICA launches Figure That!, a book about the story of the Chartered Accountancy profession
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The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has, on Tuesday 26 June 2018, launched Figure That!, a book about the story of the Chartered Accountancy profession in South Africa
SAICA CHAIRMAN’S STATEMENT ON ALLEGATIONS AGAINST SAICA EXECUTIVES
SAICA CHAIRMAN’S STATEMENT ON ALLEGATIONS AGAINST SAICA EXECUTIVES
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Johannesburg, 22 June 2018 – The Board of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (SAICA) has noted the statement issued out by Mr Khaya Sithole, which makes mention of allegations against SAICA’s acting CEO and executive team.  The SAICA Board distances itself from all the allegations and wishes to reiterate its support for its whole leadership team.