After attending this webinar you will:
Be aware of the latest legislative changes and what it means for your business, practice, and your clients;
Be able to inform your staff and clients on how to stay comp
Adapt business models to fit new legislative landscapes;
Receive references to documents and guides;
Have access to your own technical resource; and
Have access to the presenter via email for follow-up Q & A.
These are examples of the topics covered that will include legislative, regulatory, industry standards, items and guides that have been issued and/or updated during the preceding month and will be covered in the webinar:
Updates regarding financial reporting and the accounting pronouncements, e.g. proposed and effective changes to International Accounting Standards (IAS), IFRS, IFRS for SMEs, etc. It also encompasses important news from IFAC, SAICA, standard-setting authorities and other relevant role players in the financial reporting field.
Auditing and assurance services:
Updates regarding new auditing pronouncements, e.g. proposed and effective changes to International Standards of Auditing (ISAs), South African Auditing Practice Statements (SAAPS), etc. It also encompasses important news from IRBA and other relevant role players about assurance services (i.e. auditing and independent review), non-assurance services, etc.
Updates and important notices released by CIPC, the Companies Tribunal and the Compliance Unit. It may also include general information on upcoming deadlines and other relevant information regarding the performance of company secretarial and related services.
This usually includes updates to the BCEA, sector-specific determinations setting out minimum wage rates, as well as publications containing lessons to be learnt from case law and judgments, e.g. CCMA, Labour Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, etc.
Other laws and regulations:
This usually includes publications regarding various other Laws and Regulations, e.g. BBBEE, Consumer Protection Act, National Credit Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.
Overview of SAICA Big 5 for SMPs:
Overview of the developments in the profession as highlighted by SAICA e.g. NCR Guidance, Draft Acts, Regulations, Bills, Amendment Acts, Government Gazette Notices, etc.
Overview of the developments in the tax profession as highlighted by SAIT e.g. new income tax pronouncements, interpretation notes, guides, etc. It also encompasses important news about SARS operations,eFiling, etc.
Updates to notices, articles, guides and press releases from relevant regulators in our industry, e.g. IRBA, SAICA, SAIT, FIC, FSB,JSE,LawSociety SA and Fidelity Fund, Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB), SAIBA, FRSC etc.
Includes notices, articles and press releases from relevant stakeholders, e.g. ombudsman, etc. It also encompasses important news about SARS operations,eFiling, Newspaper articles, Technical magazines, Regulators issuing general news items, General media articles.