The South African Institute of Professional Accountants

AFRICA BUSINESS RADIO  |  Podcast , ±12 min episodes every 1 week, 5 days  | 
The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) is one of the leading accountancy institutes, representing and supporting its members to fulfill the increasing demands of businesses in South Africa’s growing economy by equipping the Professional Accountant (SA) with the latest knowledge, techniques, and accreditation required to render key services.
Weekly podcasts by industry-experts bring you thought-provoking insights into issues facing the accounting sector.

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The Inevitable Demise (Voluntary Liquidation) of Bosasa

The mighty Bosasa (African Global Operations) who wielded endless influence over government officials in the procurement of tenders as presented at the State Capture Commission of Inquiry has fallen on its sword and filed for voluntary liquidation.
We speak to Faith Ngwenya of SAIPA (the South African Institute of Professional Accountants) on what this means as well as the implications.
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The Budget Speech 2019 of South Africa: What Can We Expect?

The finance ministry is one of the most critical ministries in any economy because that is where the state purse resides. 2019/20 is going to be a tough year globally according to the IMF in terms of Economic Growth.
Faith Ngwenya of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) joins me to discuss what she envisages might be up for consideration, as well as the Annual Budget Breakfast that is hosting by by SAIPA.
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Business Rescue and Liquidation: What is the Difference?

The lowest period of any business's life is when it is unable to honour its financial obligations, Prior to the Companies Act 2008, this would've lead to immediate liquidation and winding up of the business. However this legislation brought with it a practice of Business Rescue. Mrs. Faith Ngwenya outlines the difference between the two and when each come into effect.
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Preparing Yourself For That Interview Opportunity

Job seekers are always forwarding their CV's for employment opportunities that they desire, however not many of them get the job, let alone the chance for an interview. This brings despondency to the job seeker, however it is mainly as a result of fundamental errors that deprive them of the opportunity. We speak to Nikki Williamson of True North Recruitment to help us understand this dynamic and what you need to do to get it right.

SAIPA celebrates their Top Achievers in a Glittering Event

On the annual calendar of SAIPA, they honor their top performers in their National Accounting Olympiad for grades 11 and 12, the best Tax and Accounting Thesis for Honours, Masters and Ph.D. candidates as well as the Professional Examinations for November 2017 and May 2018. We get reaction to what happened on the day and the future plans with regards to this matter.
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Accounting Degree or Diploma: Which is better?

It is a difficult choice to make for students when they have to decide whether they follow a degree or a diploma in a specific discipline. Even with accounting, where debit is debit and credit is credit, the depth of the understanding and knowledge acquired differs between the degree and the diploma. Prof Rashied Small, Executive for Membership and Training explains the difference.

We Cannot Become Numb in the Fight Against Corruption

Corruption and questions of ethics in the accounting profession has tainted the industry to an extent that the credibility is affecting all professionals.
SAIPA is cementing its position that it is against such conduct and is intent on ensuring that its members do not become part of these acts.

Women Getting Ahead In Corporate South Africa - Kantha Naicker

To Getting Ahead In Corporate South Africa, Women Need To Brand Themselves Accordingly. Kantha Naicker — Vice chairman, South African Institute of Profesional Accountants shares tips on how women can self-brand themselves in a way that will aid their success and enable them to get ahead

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