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Mandatory audit firm rotation and SMPs
Mandatory audit firm rotation and SMPs
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Johannesburg, 27 September 2019 - It has been two years since the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors (IRBA) on 5 June 2017 gazetted their rule on mandatory audit firm rotation (MAFR).
NGOs prove their use when multiplier effects come into play
NGOs prove their use when multiplier effects come into play
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The proverb goes: ‘Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.’ This saying has been attributed to the Chinese, the Italians, Native Americans and others. But whoever said it first, matters less than its implication: helping others to help themselves is at the heart of sustainability and also of many successful NGOs who succeed in reaching their objectives.
Celebrating Mpumalanga’s academic excellence
Celebrating Mpumalanga’s academic excellence
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Johannesburg, Tuesday 13 August 2019 –1 000 of Mpumalanga’s top-achieving Grade 11 and 12 learners took part in the province’s two annual development camps run by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in partnership with the Mpumalanga Department of Education (WCDE). At the end of the camps, the brightest maths and accounting learners in the province were honoured at an award ceremony.
Reporting of lessors’ exposure to leasing activities has been enhanced
Reporting of lessors’ exposure to leasing activities has been enhanced
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Johannesburg, 27 August 2019 – Many companies in South Africa enter into lease agreements in their capacity either as lessees (tenants) or lessors (landlords). These may include agreements for the right to use aircrafts, motor vehicles, equipment, retail space and other forms of assets.
Students called to rally behind the Global Goals
Students called to rally behind the Global Goals
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Johannesburg: Monday, 26 August 2019 – Entries for the 2019 Student Leadership Summit (SLS) are now open. This year, instead of being a thought leadership essay writing competition as it has in the past 10 year, students are being challenged to put together a Sustainable Development Goal (or SDG) focused business case that illustrates how they would empower and improve the country through a community-based project that works towards solving one or more of the UN's SDGs.
Gauteng’s brightest maths and science learners celebrated ahead of prelims
Gauteng’s brightest maths and science learners celebrated ahead of prelims
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Gauteng’s brightest maths and science learners celebrated ahead of prelimsJohannesburg, Monday 12 August 2019 – 600 of Gauteng’s top-achieving Grade 12 learners took part in the province’s two annual development camp run by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in partnership with the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) and Sci-Bono Discovery Centre. At the end of both camps, the brightest maths and accounting learners in the province were honoured at an award ceremony.
The North West’s top learners shine
The North West’s top learners shine
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Johannesburg, Wednesday 14 August 2019 –200 of the North West province’s top-achieving Grade 11 learners took part in the province’s annual development camp run by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in partnership with the North West Education and Sports Development. At the end of the camp, the brightest maths and accounting learners in the province were honoured at an award ceremony.
SAICA congratulates successful June ITC candidates
SAICA congratulates successful June ITC candidates
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Johannesburg, Friday 16 August 2019 –With the release of the June Initial Test of Competence (ITC) results*, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) congratulates the 587 candidates who passed the second sitting of this qualifying exam. These candidates join the 2 175 candidates who passed in January to bring the total number of candidates who passed ITC this year to 2 762.
Working together to create a skilled and high-functioning workplace
Working together to create a skilled and high-functioning workplace
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The newly appointed CEO of Fasset, Ayanda Mafuleka CA(SA) is passionate about using her position to better the lives of South Africans by steering the organisation’s strategy towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of Quality Education (SDG 4), Decent Work (SDG 8) and Strong Institutions (SDG 16).
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants to assist Government regarding Eskom’s restructuring
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants to assist Government regarding Eskom’s restructuring
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Johannesburg, 30 July 2019 - The Chairman of the Board of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), announces that the SAICA Board has agreed to a request from the Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, and the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, for SAICA to assist Government with the restructuring of its Eskom business through the establishment of the office of the Chief Restructuring Officer. SAICA will put together a team of specialists lead by SAICA’s CEO, Freeman Nomvalo.