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  • Last call to apply for Saica's bursary for aspiring CAs
    on August 11, 2022 at 8:26 am

    <p><img data-src="https://biz-file.com/c/2208/665897-208x117.jpg?2" alt="Image source: ximagination –" width="208" height="117" align="left" / loading="lazy" class="lazyload"><br><span >Image source: ximagination – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]&lt;/span><p>If you want to be a CA(SA) but do not know how you will afford the study fees, applications for Thuthuka's 2023 intake close at the end of August.</p><br> <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//Article/196/853/230481.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//SendToFriend.aspx?l=196&c=853&ct=1&ci=230481">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>

  • More companies obtaining independent assurance on sustainability data, according to global study by IFAC, AICPA and CIMA
    on August 4, 2022 at 2:34 pm

    <p><img data-src="https://biz-file.com/c/2208/665228.jpg" alt="More companies obtaining independent assurance on sustainability data, according to global study by IFAC, AICPA and CIMA" width="208" height="117" align="left" / loading="lazy" class="lazyload"><p><br>- <i>58% of global companies obtained ESG assurance in 2020</i><br><br>- <i>Assurance engagements were mostly limited in scope</i><br><br>- <i>61% of ESG assurance services were performed by professional accounting firms, with substantial variation in practice within different jurisdictions</i></p><br> <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//Article/196/511/230341.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//SendToFriend.aspx?l=196&c=511&ct=1&ci=230341">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>

  • UIF audits companies that claimed Covid-19 Ters monies
    on July 27, 2022 at 11:07 am

    <p><img data-src="https://biz-file.com/c/2207/664133-208x117.jpg?2" alt="Image source: Leon Swart –" width="208" height="117" align="left" / loading="lazy" class="lazyload"><br><span >Image source: Leon Swart – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]&lt;/span><p>Companies that are not complying with legislation of the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) are being dealt with, says the Department of Employment and Labour.</p><br> <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//Article/196/863/230068.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//SendToFriend.aspx?l=196&c=863&ct=1&ci=230068">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>

  • Court dismisses CRRC's bid for return of Sars seized monies
    on July 22, 2022 at 10:38 am

    <p><img data-src="https://biz-file.com/c/2207/663553-208x117.jpg?2" alt="Image source: Andriy Popov –" width="208" height="117" align="left" / loading="lazy" class="lazyload"><br><span >Image source: Andriy Popov – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]&lt;/span><p>The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has welcomed a North Gauteng High Court judgment dismissing the Chinese Railway Rolling Stock Corporation's (CRRC) application to have Sars return money taken from its bank accounts.</p><br> <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//Article/196/710/229950.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//SendToFriend.aspx?l=196&c=710&ct=1&ci=229950">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>

  • Nexia SAB&T's expansion continues through merger with Kreston Johannesburg Inc.
    on July 15, 2022 at 11:30 am

    <p><img data-src="https://biz-file.com/c/2207/662781-208x117.jpg" alt="Nexia SAB&T's expansion continues through merger with Kreston Johannesburg Inc." width="208" height="117" align="left" / loading="lazy" class="lazyload"><p></p><p><table><tr><td valign=top><br><br>- Nexia SAB&T continues growing 28 years after first opening their doors; <br>- Merger sees Nexia further entrench itself in South Africa's economic hub; <br>- Merger brings together two like-minded South African firms with international links, creating a firm uniquely positioned to respond to market challenges through growth and opportunity; <br>- Employees will gain greater career opportunities through being exposed to a wider spectrum of clients, including JSE-listed companies, state-owned entities (SOE) and multinational businesses. <br>- Clients will reap the benefits of a larger firm with increased technical resources, offering a broader range of services. <br>- Combined firm to continue as Nexia SAB&T and will remain a member of Nexia International, the eighth largest network of accounting and business advisory firms in the world. <br><br></td></tr></table></p><br> <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//Article/196/511/229744.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//SendToFriend.aspx?l=196&c=511&ct=1&ci=229744">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>

  • AICPA & CIMA appoint Jeremy Osborn as global head of ESG
    on July 13, 2022 at 2:37 pm

    <p><img data-src="https://biz-file.com/c/2207/662455.jpg" alt="AICPA & CIMA appoint Jeremy Osborn as global head of ESG" width="208" height="117" align="left" / loading="lazy" class="lazyload"><p>The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), representing the unified voice of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), has appointed Dr Jeremy Osborn, FCMA, CGMA, CPA (Aust.), to the newly created role of global head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters.</p><br> <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//Article/196/511/229665.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//SendToFriend.aspx?l=196&c=511&ct=1&ci=229665">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>

  • Voluntary vs compelled disclosure
    on July 12, 2022 at 1:57 pm

    <p><img data-src="https://biz-file.com/c/2207/662274-208x117.jpg?2" alt="Image source: katherine martin –" width="208" height="117" align="left" / loading="lazy" class="lazyload"><br><span >Image source: katherine martin – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]&lt;/span><p>An analysis of the Supreme Court of Appeal's view on the meaning of "voluntary" within the context of the Voluntary Disclosure Programme.</p><br> <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//Article/196/710/229617.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//SendToFriend.aspx?l=196&c=710&ct=1&ci=229617">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>

  • IAA and CIMA join forces to elevate the skills of public sector professionals in Ghana
    on July 8, 2022 at 11:15 am

    <p><img data-src="https://biz-file.com/c/2207/661860.jpg" alt="IAA and CIMA join forces to elevate the skills of public sector professionals in Ghana" width="208" height="117" align="left" / loading="lazy" class="lazyload"><p>The Internal Audit Agency (IAA), and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the world's largest professional body of management accountants, have entered a two-year partnership to elevate the skills of public sector professionals in Ghana, with a particular focus on enterprise risk management and internal auditing. This partnership will enable public sector professionals in Ghana to access a myriad of resources including thought leadership reports, online courses, webinars, and conferences.</p><br> <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//Article/196/511/229517.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//SendToFriend.aspx?l=196&c=511&ct=1&ci=229517">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>

  • 73-year-old accountant to take on the Amazon river to fight climate change
    on July 5, 2022 at 12:03 pm

    <p><img data-src="https://biz-file.com/c/2207/661383.jpg" alt="73-year-old accountant to take on the Amazon river to fight climate change" width="208" height="117" align="left" / loading="lazy" class="lazyload"><p>At 73 years of age, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, Kurt Sartorius, will set out on an expedition that nearly broke him 50 years ago.</p><br> <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//Article/196/511/229385.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//SendToFriend.aspx?l=196&c=511&ct=1&ci=229385">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>

  • Saica supports SMPs in keeping up with new regulations and standards
    on July 5, 2022 at 11:28 am

    <p><img data-src="https://biz-file.com/c/2207/661375.jpg" alt="Saica supports SMPs in keeping up with new regulations and standards" width="208" height="117" align="left" / loading="lazy" class="lazyload"><p>Small medium practices (SMPs) are adversely impacted by complex regulations and standards. The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) have introduced a series of workshops to help SMPs bridge the regulatory gap. Hlakudi Ramphelane, MCom CA(SA) and a senior lecturer in external auditing at Unisa, and a member of Saica's Assurance Guidance Committee, gives more insight.</p><br> <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//Article/196/511/229386.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="https://www.bizcommunity.com//SendToFriend.aspx?l=196&c=511&ct=1&ci=229386">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>