News Articles and Press & media releases

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

Professor Mervyn King to lead SAICA’s governance review
Professor Mervyn King to lead SAICA’s governance review
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Johannesburg, 01 August 2018 – The accountancy profession has been under various forms of challenges and in the spotlight for some time and this necessitated the need to review the purpose, relevance and governance processes of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) to deliver on its mandate and stakeholders’ expectations.
One month left to apply for chartered accountancy bursaries for 2019
One month left to apply for chartered accountancy bursaries for 2019
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Johannesburg, Tuesday 31 July 2018 – Attention matric learners, the countdown has begun. If you who dream about becoming a chartered accountant, you only have one month left to apply for the Thuthuka Bursary Fund’s 2019 intake.
Enter the 10th annual Student Leadership Summit now
Enter the 10th annual Student Leadership Summit now
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Johannesburg, Wednesday 25 2018 – If you are studying towards becoming a chartered accountant, listen up. There is only one month left to enter SAICA’s annual Student Leadership Summit (SLS). Entries for the 2018 SLS – now in its tenth year – close on 24 August 2018.
Honouring the top maths, science and accounting matrics in the North West
Honouring the top maths, science and accounting matrics in the North West
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Johannesburg, Monday 23 July 2018 – Recently, 194 of the North West’s top-achieving Grade 12 learners from disadvantaged communities gave up the last week of their winter 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 North West Department of Education. At the award ceremony at the end of the camp, the top-performing learners were honoured as the brightest maths, accounting and physical science learners in the province.
Celebrating academic excellence at the KZN Development Camp
Celebrating academic excellence at the KZN Development Camp
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Durban, Monday 23 July 2018 – Recently, 124 of KwaZulu-Natals top-achieving Grade 11 and 12 learners from disadvantaged communities gave up a week of their winter 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 KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education. At the award ceremony at the end of the camp, the top-performing learners were honoured as the brightest maths learners in the province.
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.
Gauteng’s top maths and science learners shine
Gauteng’s top maths and science learners shine
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Johannesburg, Monday 16 July 2018 – Recently, 291 of Gauteng’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 Gauteng Department of Education (GDE). 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.
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.