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SAIBA made a difference! #MandelaDay

Nicolaas van Wyk SAIBA CEO spending time with some of the kids from Tshephang care center  SAIBA is all about making a difference and we are very proud to say our members helped us make that difference this year. We identified a child care home in Tembisa that needed...

Mandela Day: Come and join SAIBA in our #ActionAgainstPoverty

SAIBA is all about making a difference and we would like you to help us make that difference. No matter how small your action, Mandela Day is about changing the world for the better, just as Nelson Mandela did every day. What are you doing to make the world a better...

The CA Charter is all but dead – next is to break Saica’s hold on universities

A week ago, we lodged our objections to the proposed Chartered Accountants (CA) Charter and the response has been huge and positive. Even CAs are quietly encouraged by our robust response to this outrageous attempt to entrench Saica’s self-assigned role as the voice...

Notice 36 of 2019

Decrease of Co-operative registration fee and amendment of constitution in terms of the amended Co-ops Act (No. 6 of 2013) Notice is hereby given that as from the 1st of July 2019 the registration fee will decrease to...

Notice 42 of 2019

Reason(s) for removal of director by the shareholders in the notice meeting Reason(s) for removal of director by the shareholders in the notice...

Why is the government promoting CAs to the detriment of the accounting profession?

By Nicolaas van Wyk, CEO of the SA Institute of Business Accountants (Saiba) The CA “profession” is now officially recognised as the voice of the accounting sector. If you’re an accountant and not a CA you should be outraged. No prizes for guessing who drafted this...

ETHICS

INTRODUCING IESBA’S NEW INNOVATIVE PRODUCT On June 26th 2019, the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants® (IESBA®) will launch its eCode - an innovative digital product that offers professional accountants a new way to engage with the International Code...

Don’t speak ill of your employer in public – it may get you fired

Webber Wentzel reports of a recent case where three workers were fired after making disparaging remarks about their employer on public radio. The Labour Court recently upheld the CCMA’s fiding in the case (Ndzimande and Others v Didben N.O and Others (JR 1404/14)...

SAIBA Professional Designation Mentoring and Support Program June 2019 to March / April 2020 Mentoring and Support for 35 graduates who are SABA members

The South African Institute of Business Accountants, SAIBA, has received funding from the Finance and Accounting Services Seta (Fasset) to help candidate Business Accountants in Practice to complete the missing requirements for their designation and to achieve the...

The (anti) corruption CFO roundtable discussion

Following up on the CFO Talks Anti-Corruption debate hosted by CFO Talks last week in Sandton, Classic FM picks up the topic with CGF Research Institute CEO Terry Booysen, SA Institute of Business Accountants (Saiba) CEO Nicolaas van Wyk and Africa Forensics and Cyber...

CFOs are to blame for corruption – Angelo Agrizzi at the CFO Talks Debate

Chief financial officers have been complicit in virtually all of the major corruption scandals that engulfed SA in the last decade – now it’s time to prosecute them and send the guilty to jail, said Sasha Monyamane, professor of governance and ethics at University of...

SAIBA Election Observers 2019

SAIBA is happy to report, 47 election observers signed up to observe on 8 May 2019. SAIBA is extremely proud and excited that this group agreed to assist us in contributing in a positive way to ensure that the elections are indeed independent and impartial. Each of...

Advertisement for Fasset Project

The South African Institute of Business Accountants, SAIBA, has contracted SA Accounting Academy to assist it to run a program to help candidate Business Accountants in Practice to complete the missing requirements for their designation and to achieve the professional...

The informal market keeps the world alive

Nearly two billion people work in it. And it accounts for perhaps 20% of the world’s total economic activity, writes Mark Nestmann in International Man. “It” is the black market, or System D, a slang phrase adapted from the French word débrouillard. A débrouillard is...

75 Saiba members sign on as election observers

The SA Institute of Business Accountants (Saiba) is the latest professional body whose members have been allowed to apply as observers for the upcoming 8 May election. “This is the first time that Saiba has been involved in the election process, and so far 75 of our...

Regulating the profession in Namibia

Overview Regulators in Namibia play a crucial role in maintaining order and creating an environment for business growth. Accountants and auditors play a crucial role in supporting the work of the regulators by helping SMEs file their tax returns on time, assisting...

Digitalisation of Client Onboarding

By Nadine Chetty We learnt the lesson on client onboarding a few months ago. We just bagged a client…so we thought. It was quite a lucrative client. I think our biggest mistake was being too excited over it and with that, we completely missed the planning phase. We...

Time to bid farewell to hourly rates with value pricing

Selling hours for Rands is the inverse of a good business model. If you’re billing by the hour, you can only bill for eight hours a day, so your income is capped, yet it’s a pricing model so many of us default to – from accountants and doctors to designers, dog...