SAICA welcomes IRBA Report
SAICA welcomes IRBA Report
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Johannesburg, Wednesday 02 November 2015 - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) acknowledges The Public Inspections Report 2014/2015: Striving for consistent, sustainable high audit quality released by the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA).
Junior Accounting Olympiad winners announced
Junior Accounting Olympiad winners announced
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Lune Niemann from Stella Combined school and Cedmunds Didintle from Setswakgosing high school have been crowned Vryburg’s top number crunchers in the recently held Junior Accounting Olympiad.
Chartered accountants call for moral courage from the boardroom downwards
Chartered accountants call for moral courage from the boardroom downwards
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The latest report from Chartered Accountants Worldwide has called for business to instil a culture of ‘moral courage’ from the boardroom downwards. In Critical Success Factors for Tomorrow’s Business Leaders, the international body claims that social media and the 24-hr scrutiny of the digital age mean that there is a direct link between ethics and value creation that business needs to wake up to.
What is slowing the growth of the SME sector?
What is slowing the growth of the SME sector?
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Johannesburg, Wednesday, 16 September 2015 – Red tape, lack of funding and compliance with legislation continue to be the main challenges faced by most Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa – according to a latest survey conducted by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
Celebrating ten years of excellence in professional exams
Celebrating ten years of excellence in professional exams
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Johannesburg, Friday 28 August 2015 – The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has reported a 63% pass rate for candidates who took its 2015 June Initial Test of Competence (ITC) examinations. This is a 5% improvement from last year’s 58% pass rate for the same sitting.
SAICA re-establishes the AGA(SA) mid-tier qualification
SAICA re-establishes the AGA(SA) mid-tier qualification
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Johannesburg, Thursday 20th August The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has today announced the re-establishment of its Associate General Accountant (South Africa) [AGA(SA)] – designation.
Capacity building project to assist SGBs with financial management skills underway
Capacity building project to assist SGBs with financial management skills underway
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Johannesburg, Monday 17 August, 2015 – The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE), and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) on Saturday launched the second phase of a project to put CAs(SA) onto an additional 40 School Governing Bodies (SGBs) around Gauteng.
To VDP or not to VDP, that is the question
To VDP or not to VDP, that is the question
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Johannesburg, Wednesday, 12 August 2015 – Today is the last day for the SARS invitation to use the voluntary disclosure programme (VDP) for as yet undeclared amounts held in foreign bank accounts.
National Schools Accounting Olympiad Results
National Schools Accounting Olympiad Results
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Johannesburg, Tuesday 4 August 2015 - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), in partnership with Sage Pastel Accounting, today announced that the National SAICA Sage Pastel Accounting Olympiad winner is Sumaiya Jeewa from the Middelburg Muslim School in Mpumalanga,. Sumaiya scored an impressive 95%.
R68 million invested in the UNIVEN capacity building project
R68 million invested in the UNIVEN capacity building project
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Johannesburg, Friday, 17 July 2015 - BANKSETA will be investing R68-million into the capacity building project of the University of Venda (UNIVEN). This investment, which will be made over a period of four years (2014 – 2017) is aimed at ensuring that UNIVEN receives the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) accreditation.