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SAICA congratulates successful Assessment of Professional Competence candidates
SAICA congratulates successful Assessment of Professional Competence candidates

Today, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced that 2,024 of the 3,560 candidates who wrote the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) evaluation in November 2019, successfully met the assessment's requirements...

Issued by SAICA 14 Feb 2020

Uniting the finance and business community to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals by 2030
Uniting the finance and business community to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

SAICA, in collaboration with One Young World (OYW) and Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW), launched Finance and Business (FinBiz) 2030 in Johannesburg, South Africa on 6 February 2020 at Investec...

By Kulani Chauke, Issued by SAICA 14 Feb 2020

Principa and Digemy partner to provide e-learning training to the financial services industry
Principa and Digemy partner to provide e-learning training to the financial services industry

Principa, a South African data analytics company, and Digemy, a Cape Town e-learning technology provider have announced a new partnership...

Issued by Principa 30 Jan 2020

Strategic knowledge exchange is key to meeting 4IR corporate challenges
Strategic knowledge exchange is key to meeting 4IR corporate challenges

One of the foremost thought-leaders within the financial services industry has cautioned that to sustainably address the challenges posed by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the sector needs to find innovative ways to transfer knowledge and skills...

Issued by Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences 19 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Finance & Insurance
#BestofBiz 2019: Finance & Insurance

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

17 Dec 2019

MTN and UCT GSB Solution Space launch Phase 2 of e-Track programme
MTN and UCT GSB Solution Space launch Phase 2 of e-Track programme

Nine businesses are joining the Venture Exploitation Programme, the second phase of the Solution Space e-Track Programme, aimed at accelerating their ventures...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 Dec 2019

UCT's Executive MBA programme cracks prestigious global Top 50 ranking
UCT's Executive MBA programme cracks prestigious global Top 50 ranking

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is ranked 47th in the world, and the best in Africa, for its MBA specialising in Executive Management (EMBA) according to the Financial Times (FT) EMBA Rankings for 2019...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 26 Nov 2019

Income First: Adulting
Income First: Adulting

Busy adulting? Put your Income First...

Issued by FMI Insurance 25 Nov 2019

Thuthuka and KZN Provincial Treasury: A study in success
Thuthuka and KZN Provincial Treasury: A study in success

An exciting partnership between the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Treasury has had far-reaching results, entrenching a culture of accountability in the department while creating opportunities for the province's youth...

By Lisa Witepski, Issued by SAICA 4 Nov 2019

5 ways small business owners can get more done
5 ways small business owners can get more done

Many workers often experience the guilt and frustration of not getting through their to-do list for the day. Software company, Atlassian states that the average employee is interrupted from their work 56 times a day...

Issued by MiWay Insurance 28 Oct 2019

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From the missing middle to the co-economy

The middle class as we know it is endangered. Formerly, the middle class was defined by what it owned, its consumption. Today, we need to re-think what it means to be middle class...

By Bronwyn Williams 24 Oct 2019

An overview of what is happening on the African continent
An overview of what is happening on the African continent

It has become a relatively well-worn fact that over the past two decades the African economy has grown faster than the world economy by some 2% per annum. This translates into impressive headlines...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 22 Oct 2019

Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue, the continent's major investment platform
Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue, the continent's major investment platform

Johannesburg will host the pre-eminent platform for investment between some of Southern Africa and Europe's leading blue chip companies and business leaders in Sandton on 29 and 30 October...

Issued by Optimize Agency 2 Oct 2019

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SA's first occupational qualification for insurance underwriters

The first 21 future underwriters are about to graduate with an Occupational Certificate: Insurance Agent: Insurance Underwriter NQF Level 5 (91784)...

2 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

Partnership to provide financial management training to EC schools
Partnership to provide financial management training to EC schools

The Eastern Cape Department of Education, in partnership with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) and the BankSeta, has launched a pilot project to ensure sound financial management in 50 Eastern Cape schools...

14 Aug 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

Groundbreaking initiative to encourage growth within the insurance industry
Groundbreaking initiative to encourage growth within the insurance industry

A groundbreaking initiative between the Insurance Institute of Gauteng (IIG) and the Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences (GIFS) has attracted significant attention from school-leavers eager to embrace a successful career in insurance...

Issued by Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences 8 Jul 2019

Working together to create a skilled and high-functioning workplace
Working together to create a skilled and high-functioning workplace

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)...

By Roberta Coci, Issued by SAICA 5 Jul 2019

Coronation shines light on unseen spending this Savings Month
Coronation shines light on unseen spending this Savings Month

To mark National Savings Month this July, Coronation is on a mission to inspire South Africans to scrutinise their saving and spending habits...

Issued by Coronation 5 Jul 2019

Pavlo Phitidis, entrepreneur and co-founder of the Aurik Business Accelerator
New economy rising - are we ready?

The one sure thing in the world's economies today is that problems are getting broader, deeper, more significant and will become more prevalent. The question is, are we equipped to navigate the new problem-driven paradigm?

27 Jun 2019

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New course will provide the human touch in underwriting

After a drop off in underwriter training, thanks to automation, the insurance sector now recognises that a human touch is still very much needed in the profession...

21 Jun 2019

Coronation CEO invites young people to have their say this Youth Month
Coronation CEO invites young people to have their say this Youth Month

To mark Youth Month, Coronation Fund Managers invited 35 finance and business university students to its Cape Town offices for an interactive discussion session with CEO Anton Pillay...

Issued by Coronation 19 Jun 2019

Local management accountant at the top of the global game
Local management accountant at the top of the global game

Devin Kruger was recently awarded joint first place in the International Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) examinations...

Issued by CIMA 7 Jun 2019

James George, compliance officer manager at Compli-Serve SA
Missing the CPD deadline could ruin your business

The deadline for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours has been extended to 31 July 2019, but for those in financial services who are behind in earning theirs, it is best to act fast...

3 Jun 2019

Why entrepreneurs are the key to unlocking SA's growth potential
Why entrepreneurs are the key to unlocking SA's growth potential

With an overall unemployment rate of 27.2% and over half of all eligible youth struggling to find work, there is certainly cause for alarm and a need for sustainable solutions...

Issued by Vega School 15 May 2019

First UWC student to win ESSA medal
First UWC student to win ESSA medal

UWC's Tina Fransman has won the 2018 Economic Society of South Africa (ESSA) Founder's Medal for Best Economics Master's Thesis in South Africa...

7 May 2019

New speakers added to Inaugural Exponential Finance Summit programme
New speakers added to Inaugural Exponential Finance Summit programme

SingularityU South Africa brings together over 20 global thought leaders in technology, finance, and investment...

Issued by Mann Made 24 Apr 2019

Thuthuka bursary applications for aspiring accountants are now open
Thuthuka bursary applications for aspiring accountants are now open

The Thuthuka Bursary Fund could be your chance of making your dream of becoming a CA(SA) a reality. Applications for the 2020 university intake are now open...

18 Apr 2019

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