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IRBA publishes consultation paper on enhancing disclosures in audit reports

There is already a precedent in South Africa for additional disclosures in an audit report, but the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has heeded the call of various stakeholders...

22 Jul 2021

The combined assurance model: Designed to improve accountability?

Accountability and trust are the cornerstones of the accounting profession. The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) recently issued several calls to the profession to strengthen and uplift public trust...

By Talya Segal 8 Jul 2021

Amazon found destroying unsold stock - would better accounting practices help?

A recent undercover investigation in an Amazon warehouse in Scotland reported the disposal of more than 130,000 "new or lightly used" objects in a single week in just that one location...

By Lucy Wishart 7 Jul 2021

Riding the combined assurance wave in the public sector

The process of finding collective, workable solutions starts with taking collective responsibility and accountability. And for this process to succeed, all roleplayers need to work together...

By Alice Miller 1 Jul 2021

#YouthMatters: Linda Baqwa strives for great achievements

Linda Baqwa is the account manager for Streamline Retail Hub...

By Emily Stander 25 Jun 2021

SIU granted order to freeze bank accounts of Digital Vibes

The SIU has been granted a preservation order to freeze approximately R22m held in bank and investment accounts linked to Digital Vibes...

24 Jun 2021

Mboweni appoints new IRBA board

Finance minister, Tito Mboweni, has announced a new board for the troubled Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA)...

14 Jun 2021

Do we really need all this data?

The advent of Protection of Private Information Act (PoPIA) from 1 July 2021 will make us all look at how we collect information from subjects and to question what is necessary to gather...

By Richard Rattue 11 Jun 2021

What you should know about work-related tax deductions

President Cyril Ramaphosa signed a series of new tax- and finance-focused bills into law on 20 January 2021. Even though they primarily deal with administrative and technical issues, but there are a number of changes that will affect your work-related claims...

By Annelize Oosthuizen 9 Jun 2021

Committed to working together to prevent fraud in Southern Africa

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, South Africa (ACFE SA) and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) sign a new Memorandum of Understanding...

Issued by SAICA 14 May 2021

Auditing Profession Amendment Act strengthens IRBA disciplinary processes

The recently gazetted Auditing Profession Amendment Act (APA) has strengthened the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors' (IRBA) powers...

3 May 2021

Doing it her way

Ipfani Singo (29), known as Hope, wanted to be a Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)] from as early as Grade 4. Yet her journey to becoming a chartered accountant has not been easy for her. Thankfully Hope had Thuthuka to hold her hand...

Issued by SAICA 23 Apr 2021

'Make a decision that is right for you!'

Zanele Maduna CA(SA) (28) is currently a senior fund accountant at BNP Paribas in the Jersey Channel Islands but says she is currently transitioning from corporate life to full-time entrepreneurship...

Issued by SAICA 20 Apr 2021

The audit expectation gap explained

In its publication, Closing the Expectation Gap in Audit, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) describes the audit expectation gap as...

By Hayley Barker Hoogwerf 15 Apr 2021








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