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The advancement of women in accounting

by Monique Verduyn It’s been 21 years since the birth of our democracy. As we mark National Women’s Day in August, how much cause do we have to celebrate the advancement of women in accounting? In 2014 the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) was recognised by the World Bank for its efforts to… Read More The advancement of women in accounting

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Women in Partnerships

By Dr Ros Whiting CA, Professor Elizabeth Gammie CA, and Associate Professor Kathleen Herbohn A look at the prospects for women as partners in professional accountancy firms. New Zealand and Australian women are fast increasing their presence in the accounting profession. Women currently constitute 42% of NZICA’s and 38% of ICAA’s membership, and are reaching senior… Read More Women in Partnerships

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Amendments to the Employment Equity Act Looming for South Africa

By Mathapelo More Mathapelo More discusses far-reaching amendments to the Employment Equity Act which will take effect in the near future. Since its inception in 1998 and the end of the first reporting period in the year 2000, the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (the EE Act) saw 14 annual reporting periods before the recent… Read More Amendments to the Employment Equity Act Looming for South Africa

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Women Changing the Business Landscape in South Africa

By Lynn Grala Transformation within the profession can be likened to metamorphosis. It is not an overnight affair – we all know that. Each stage has been unique in its development and has held its own experiences and challenges. Once the challenges have been conquered it means progress has been made and ground has been… Read More Women Changing the Business Landscape in South Africa