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Financial statements to undergo a faceliftHow many times have shareholders and other users of financial statements questioned the quality of financial information that companies provide in financial statements? The manner in which financial information is presented and disclosed could impact how the users of financial statements perceive the content and context provided in those financial statements. Financial statements are an important tool for communicating the financial performance, financial position and cash flows of a company. In addition, financial statements enable users to form an opinion, for example, on the liquidity and solvency of the company. They are also a mechanism that can be used to hold management accountable for the resources entrusted to it by shareholders, writes Bongeka Nodada, Saica project director: financial reporting. 11 Sep 2020 Read more

SMEs reporting revival and Covid-19's influenceIn 2019, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) sent out a Request for Information (RFI) to assess the market's appetite for the potential comprehensive review and overhaul of financial reporting for Small Medium Enterprises (IFRS for SMEs), writes Milton Segal, SAICA Senior Executive: Corporate Reporting. 9 Sep 2020 Read more

The changing face of educationKerryn Kohl, co-founder of 4thTalent, recently spoke about developing competence for the future world of work as part of a series on the Future of Education run by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). 7 Sep 2020 Read more

From trainee to citizen - enter Saica's Trainee Trailblazer competition todayAre you a Saica trainee with a passion for citizenship or do you know a Saica trainee who is? Don't underestimate yourself, your achievements or your desire to change the world. If you're making a real difference in society, you have what it takes to be the first Saica Trainee Trailblazer. 21 Aug 2020 Read more

Accounting for sustainability - BCom students get behind the UN SDGsEntries for the 2020 Student Leadership Summit (SLS) Competition are open. BCom CA-stream students are being challenged to put together a Sustainable Development Goal (or SDG) focused business case that illustrates how they are empowering and improving the country through a community-based project that works towards solving one or more of the UN's SDGs. 17 Aug 2020 Read more

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