Almost 2 000 previously disadvantaged students in the pipeline to become CAs(SA)

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Johannesburg, 22 November 2018 - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is delivering a steady stream of qualified CAs(SA) from previously disadvantaged groups into the financial and accounting sector through its Thuthuka Nation Building project, transforming the profession while building our nation in line with the vision of the National Development Plan (NDP).  

Upcoming disciplinary hearings

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Johannesburg, Thursday, 8 November 2018 – The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (SAICA) by-laws permit the issuing of public statements by the SAICA chief executive officer (CEO) regarding the institution of any complaint or investigation or action against a member once a draft charge sheet or a charge sheet has been issued to such member and such matter, complaint, investigation or action is, in the opinion of the CEO, in the public interest.

Are young prospective CAs(SA) expected to be ethical?

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Johannesburg, 3 September 2018 – An outline of ethics education and expectations SAICA requires of prospective CAs(SA) in its rigorous qualification process.“Whether recently qualified or highly experienced, all chartered accountants [CAs(SA)] are required to uphold ethical principles and conduct themselves professionally. Acting with integrity, through adherence to the values stipulated in SAICA’s Code of Professional Conduct, is fundamental to the profession’s commitment to excellence and the public interest.” This is an extract from the SAICA Competency Framework where ethics forms a critical part, being one of the three pervasive skills competency areas to be developed in all entry-level CAs(SA).