News Articles and Press & media releases

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

Livingstone High School learners prove they are ‘best in business’ at 2018 Western Cape Business Games
Livingstone High School learners prove they are ‘best in business’ at 2018 Western Cape Business Games
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Cape Town: Friday 5 October 2018 – Every year, grade 10 and 11 learners from around the province are given the opportunity to participate in their province’s annual Business Development Game. With 190 learner from 19 schools taking part in this year’s Western Cape games this September, Livingstone High School learners claimed top spot and proved that entrepreneurship is alive and well in the province.
Mthatha’s Holy Cross High School wins this year’s Eastern Cape Business Games
Mthatha’s Holy Cross High School wins this year’s Eastern Cape Business Games
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Eastern Cape: Tuesday, 25 September 2018 – Every year, grade 10 and 11 learners from around the province are given the opportunity to participate in their province’s annual Business Development Game. With 117 learners from 11 schools taking part in this year’s Eastern Cape games this September, Mthatha’s Holy Cross High School claimed top spot and proved that entrepreneurship is alive and well in the province.
A new dawn for tertiary education in KZN
A new dawn for tertiary education in KZN
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Durban, Thursday 27 September 2018: One of the major reasons people cite for relocating to South Africa’s two major metropolitan provinces – Gauteng and the Western Cape – is their perceived abundance of opportunity. But with two significant changes in the tertiary education landscape of the KwaZulu-Natal province, this no longer needs to be the case for students who wish to pursue a chartered accountancy career.  
Lyle Malander scoops top prize in the SAICA Top-35-under-35 CA(SA) competition
Lyle Malander scoops top prize in the SAICA Top-35-under-35 CA(SA) competition
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Johannesburg, Friday, 28 September 2018 – Lyle Malander (30), Director: Malander Advisory, Malander Placements, Malander Digital, and Malander UK, has been announced as the overall winner of the 2018 Top 35-under-35 chartered accountants [CA(SA)] award.
Matric Excellence Camp to give 200 learners a step up to varsity
Matric Excellence Camp to give 200 learners a step up to varsity
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Mpumalanga, Monday 17 September 2018: With less than a month to go before South African matrics start their high school final exams, 200 Mpumalanga matrics are looking ahead to 2019 in preparation for what the world of tertiary education will hold for them. It is all thanks to a special five day ‘university expectations’ camp put together by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
How does South Africa treat global citizens from a taxation perspective?
How does South Africa treat global citizens from a taxation perspective?
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Johannesburg, 05 September 2018 – Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) released the Community Survey in 2016 noting that a total of 94 760 South Africans have emigrated between 2006 and 2016. A more recent study performed by the Pew Research Centre in February 2018 notes that 900 000 people born in South Africa were living abroad for one year or longer. The top three destinations being United Kingdom, Australia and United States.
Are young prospective CAs(SA) expected to be ethical?
Are young prospective CAs(SA) expected to be ethical?
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Johannesburg, 3 September 2018 – An outline of ethics education and expectations SAICA requires of prospective CAs(SA) in its rigorous qualification process.
New hope in wake of political change
New hope in wake of political change
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Johannesburg, 24 August 2018 - Change is the mother of uncertainty. Yet, since Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment as the new president, a wave of positive sentiment has swept the country.
Non-compliance: a reality in South Africa. What are the implications for SAICA members and the public at large?
Non-compliance: a reality in South Africa. What are the implications for SAICA members and the public at large?
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Johannesburg, 23 August 2018 – What to do when you know what you know and you know it is wrong?
Assurance engagements on attorneys’ trust accounts
Assurance engagements on attorneys’ trust accounts
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Johannesburg, 20 August 2018 – The Attorneys Act, No. 53 of 1979 (Act) requires attorneys to have their trust accounts audited, in terms of whether those accounts have been maintained in compliance with Section 78(1), 78(2)(a) and (b), 78(2A), 78(3) and 78(4) of the Act, and certain identified Rules of the Attorneys’ Profession (the Rules). This article provides an overview of the current assurance model applied by auditors in conducting such a compliance engagement.