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Finding a job in a tough market
Finding a job in a tough market
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Johannesburg, 21 July 2020 – The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) called in two recruitment specialists to discuss the impact the coronavirus will have on jobs and salaries, and how you can up your chances to secure your ideal position.
Changing workspaces
Changing workspaces
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Johannesburg, 21 July 2020 – SAICA asked two forward-thinking accountants, Peter Magner and Willem Haarhoff, about the workspace changes that have been spurred on by remote offices
An analysis of the 2019 IRBA Inspections Findings report
An analysis of the 2019 IRBA Inspections Findings report
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Johannesburg, 15 July 2020 - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) welcomes the release of the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors’ (the IRBA) Public Inspections Report 2019 (Inspections Report).
Mentioning COVID-19 in an Integrated Report
Mentioning COVID-19 in an Integrated Report
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Johannesburg, 17 July 2020 – Over the past few weeks, a number of people have asked, “What is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the integrated report?”
The CIPC issues notice on the extension of filing periods
The CIPC issues notice on the extension of filing periods
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Johannesburg, 15 July 2020 – The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) clarified in a notice published on 13 July 2020 (Notice No. 34 of 2020) that the extension of filing periods will continue to be in place with regards to the filing of the compliance checklists, preparation of annual financial statements within 6 months, filing of latest available sets of annual financial statements via iXBRL, and filing of accountability supplements until two weeks after the national lockdown is lifted, or until otherwise communicated by the CIPC.
Status Update - The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board’s Project on Quality Management
Status Update - The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board’s Project on Quality Management
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Johannesburg, 17 July 2020 - Investopedia describes quality management as an act of overseeing all activities and tasks that must be accomplished to maintain a desired level of excellence.
Virus proof your small business
Virus proof your small business
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Business coach and author Douglas Kruger provides practical ways your business can survive – and even thrive – during this time of uncertainty.
How the Business Rescue process works
How the Business Rescue process works
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Are you or your clients facing business collapse? The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) explore practical options relating to the business rescue process and turnaround interventions.
Insurers – Seeking the silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic
Insurers – Seeking the silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic
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Johannesburg, 15 July 2020 – Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the insurance industry was already dealing with large scale regulatory changes, implementing IFRS 17, and repositioning insurers for changing customer needs. The added complexity of the pandemic has certainly not helped the sleeping patterns of insurance executives.  Whilst the economic strain of the pandemic is clear to see, there are some positives amongst the doom and gloom, if you know where to look, writes Marivha Nomfundo, Partner: Financial Institutions Services Team and member of SAICA Insurance Project Group.
Filing Season 2020 bringing in some changes
Filing Season 2020 bringing in some changes
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Johannesburg, 14 July 2020 – Earlier this year, the South African Revenue Services (SARS) announced that in light of its PAYE 2024 project, the focus, from the 2020 Filing Season and beyond, would shift from PIT (personal income tax) filing season to the employer reconciliation filing season.